Thursday, November 7, 2013

Ski the “Best” and Head Home to Rest with Wyndham Vacation Rentals®

World’s largest professionally managed rental company offers properties in eight of SKI Magazine’s top-ranked 2014 U.S. ski destinations

Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced that it offers rental accommodations in eight of the highest ranked ski destinations in North America as reported in SKI Magazine’s recently released 2014 ski resort rankings. From ski-in/ski-out condominiums and luxury townhomes to private mountain residences, Wyndham Vacation Rentals is a leading provider of authentic ski accommodations in the Western U.S.’s best ski towns.

“This year’s resort rankings recognize an exceptional collection of ski destinations,” said Bob Milne, president, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America. “As a past ski instructor in Steamboat Springs, and having lived in the area and skied these mountains myself over the years, I can attest to their world-class terrain and high-quality trails. No matter which top destination skiers choose to visit this season, we’re committed to helping make sure they have a trusted selection of rental accommodations to choose from.”

Deer Valley, Utah: Ranked #2 – Known for providing great all-around days of skiing, skiers praise Deer Valley for its charming setting, wonderful employees, and good snow. Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers a wide variety of rentals in this leading ski town, from gorgeous private homes with mountain views to luxury ski-in/ski-out condominiums offering hotel-like amenities like Mont Cervin Plaza. With air service into the Salt Lake City airport, Deer Valley is a must-ski destination.

Vail, Colorado: Ranked #3 – Each year, skiers take advantage of the direct air service into Eagle and Denver, flocking to Vail for its abundant snow, plentiful sunshine, and high-speed access to miles of groomed trails, pristine glades, and Back Bowls. Guests can hit the slopes at this premier ski town and stay at one of Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ luxury ski-in/ski-out condos at the Lion Square Lodge or Montaneros in Vail.

Sun Valley, Idaho: Ranked #4 – Sun Valley offers everything from downhill skiing to Nordic sports and dog-sled tours, along with exciting apr├Ęs-ski entertainment. In-between ski runs, guests can enjoy the comforts of home at one of Wyndham Vacation
Rentals’ many Sun Valley properties, from private homes and cabins to amenity-rich condominiums.

Park City, Utah: Ranked #5 – From gentle slopes for beginners to world-class terrain parks, Park City Mountain Resort offers a unique ski experience located roughly 40 minutes from the Salt Lake City airport. Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers a variety of professionally managed rentals in the Park City area, from private homes with mountain views to condos like Moose Lodge with added amenities.

Steamboat Springs, Colorado: Ranked #8 – Whether on skis, snowshoes or sleigh, or on foot in town, Steamboat Springs offers exciting winter adventure for everyone in the family, with air service right into Hayden or Denver. Guests can enjoy an authentic Steamboat ski experience at one of Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ many properties, including two- to four-bedroom condos at the recently renovated Kutuk or Canyon Creek, located right at the base of the mountain, both with easy walking and convenient shuttle service to the area’s slopes, dining and shopping.

Canyons, Utah: Ranked #10 – Canyons Resort is one of the five largest ski resorts in the country and the largest in Utah, with convenient air service into the Salt Lake City airport. Guests can stay at one of Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ ski-in/ski-out condos in the ski area, including Sundial Lodge located at the base of the Canyons, and explore more than 4,000 skiable acres of world-class terrain.

Beaver Creek, Colorado: Ranked #11 – Blending relaxed family enjoyment with the upscale refinement of an alpine village, Beaver Creek caters to skiers of all levels and can be accessed from the Eagle and Denver airports. From ski-in/ski-out condos at The Borders Lodge, to luxury rooms at The Charter, Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers a range of properties in this favorable ski area that combine the space and comfort of a rental with the service and amenities of a hotel.

Breckenridge, Colorado: Ranked #16 – Breckenridge boasts world-class skiing and the largest historic district in Colorado. From conveniently located condos in historic downtown, like Main Street Junction and BlueSky Breckenridge, to spacious ski-in/ski-out private homes, guests can customize their ski experience with Wyndham Vacation Rentals and fly into Eagle or Denver to access this ski town.

Ideal for families and larger groups, many Wyndham Vacation Rentals properties offer amenities like kitchens in which to cook meals, a washer and dryer, multiple bedrooms for privacy, and ample space for everyone to come together under one roof. In addition to the in-home conveniences of a rental property, many ski properties include added perks like ski and snowboard valet, rental equipment delivery, storage space for ski equipment, gas or wood-burning fireplaces, private decks with hot tubs, heated underground parking, amazing mountain views, and convenient complimentary shuttle service to shopping and dining. Wyndham Vacation Rentals also offers guests a Vacation Rental Bill of Rights, which ensures them peace of mind throughout the entire rental experience. To learn more and kick off this year’s ski season with steep savings, guests should check out the current deals.

About Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). Backed by one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides access to more than 100,000 vacation rental properties in over 600 unique destinations worldwide. Specializing in the managed vacation rental segment, Wyndham works closely with property owners to ensure all rentals meet its standards for customer service, quality and comfort. With a diverse and celebrated collection of more than 25 rental brands including Canvas Holidays by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Hoseasons by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, James Villa Holidays by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Landal GreenParks®, Novasol® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals® and The Resort Company® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Vacation Rentals delivers distinct vacation experiences, ranging from beachfront condos, private homes, villas, castles and houseboats, with many properties offering kitchens, washers and dryers, maid service, spa and fitness centers, and golf courses. For additional information visit our media center or wyndhamvacationrentals.com. Wyndham Vacation Rentals also can be found on Facebook.

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Wyndham Vacation Rentals
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