News for the Hospitality Executive
|BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – July 22,
2010 - The Resort Company, LLC, an established ski resort property
management group operating in Vail, Beaver Creek and Steamboat Springs,
has assumed management responsibility of BlueSky Breckenridge, in
Colo., beginning July 12, 2010.
The Resort Company is renowned for delivering exceptional guest service experiences through its vast network of distinctive mountain resort properties. BlueSky Breckenridge represents the company’s first offering in Breckenridge.
“The Resort Company is excited to move into the Breckenridge market with our first property, BlueSky Breckenridge,” said Bob Milne, president and chief executive officer for The Resort Company, LLC. “Guests will experience unmatched service and the ultimate in alpine elegance.”
“BlueSky Breckenridge fits perfectly into our portfolio of one-of-a-kind vacation properties,” Milne continued. “We have developed a niche for providing high end hotel style services to condominium owners and guests, which will be complimented by the premiere condominiums and guest amenities at BlueSky Breckenridge.”
BlueSky Breckenridge boasts a mountain-chic ambiance with ski-in/ski-out convenience. The property is a true departure from the traditional ski lodge experience. BlueSky embodies a distinctive personality, boasting unexpected design elements that trend toward sophistication, while inviting relaxation. Located in the heart of Breckenridge, just three blocks from town, BlueSky is nestled adjacent to Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Snowflake chairlift accessing Peaks 8 & 9. The resort property includes 52 premiere condominium residences with lodging options ranging from one-bedroom to four-bedrooms, as well as a variety of amenities.
BlueSky’s high-touch amenities include; The Spa at Breckenridge, an outdoor heated swimming pool and three hot tubs, a game room, fitness center and lobby bar, Charter Sports retail and rental shop, ski valet service, slope-side resident’s locker room, business center, heated underground parking, complimentary shuttle service to downtown, and meeting space for groups up to 180 people.
Under The Resort Company’s expert advisement, individual condominium amenities now include Wi-Fi, AVEDA bath products, plush bathrobes, and flat screen televisions with high definition (HD-TV). The Resort Company also will offer a complimentary bottle of wine in guest rooms upon arrival in the wintertime, a signature guest amenity at many of the Resort Company managed properties.
Keith Odza has been named general manager of BlueSky Breckenridge. Keith brings 16 years of property management experience and has extensive knowledge of resort lodging management after running properties in Vail and Steamboat Springs, Colo.
“Keith has been GM at Montaneros in Vail for the past eight years, a similarly upscale boutique property,” said Milne. “His philosophy of highly personalized service is exactly what we want for BlueSky. Under Keith’s management, Montaneros has enjoyed one of the highest repeat guest rates in our portfolio of properties, which we can attribute to the level of guest service and attention to detail provided by Keith and his staff,” Milne added.
Along with award-winning customer service, The Resort Company will offer all owners and guests of BlueSky Breckenridge access to its in-house reservations and travel department. The department will provide full-service planning and all-inclusive packages with airline travel, lodging, lift tickets, transfers and rental cars.
The Resort Company is offering special introductory lodging packages for the summer and coming winter for reservations made by August 31. Guests also can book their airfare, lift tickets and transfers. These specials are available on the new BlueSky Breckenridge website, http://www.blueskybreckenridgecolorado.com or by calling 888-231-6613.
About The Resort Company:
The Resort Company was founded in 1997 to provide unmatched service to its owners, guests and industry partners in four world-class mountain destinations – Vail, Beaver Creek, Steamboat Springs and Breckenridge, Colo. The company has 28 condominium and hotel resort properties and employs about 500 seasonal and full-time employees. The Resort Company LLC is one of Tonka Bay Equity Partners portfolio companies. Tonka Bay currently manages $200 million of capital and is located in Minnetonka, MN, http://www.tonkabayequity.com. For more information go to: http://www.theresortcompany.com
About BlueSky Breckenridge:
For more information go to http://www.blueskybreckenridgecolorado.com or call us at
The Resort Company