Ski Facilities Industry
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Industry Analysis


Companies in this industry operate recreation areas used for downhill and cross-country skiing. No major companies dominate the industry. Companies that operate ski lodges and resorts -- facilities with overnight accommodations for guests -- are not included in the industry, but major resort operators such as Aspen Skiing Company, Booth Creek Ski Holdings, Boyne USA, Intrawest, and Vail Resorts (all based in the US); Canada-based Whistler Blackcomb; and Compagnie des Alpes in France are significant competitors of independent ski facilities.

Competitive Landscape

Good snow conditions and personal income drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and efficient skiing and business operations. Large companies have advantages in marketing and in sharing resources and staff among multiple skiing sites. Small companies can compete effectively by catering to the local population or providing customized services. The US industry is highly concentrated: the top 50 companies account for about 80% of revenue.

Products, Operations & Technology

Major services at ski facilities are facility use, food and beverage sales, instruction fees, merchandise sales, and equipment rentals. Usage or admission fees (including lift tickets) account for about 65% of revenue. About 10% of revenue comes from meals and beverage services; instruction fees account for another 10%.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Ski Facilities industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Top Ski Facilities Companies:
1963.704M | United States
285.545504M | United States
191.336M | Canada
188.573015M | United States
155.637729M | United States
138.335928M | Canada
124.140834M | United States
116.091302M | United States
106.767156M | United States
94.13625M | United States
76.406242M | United States
62.688848M | United States
59.839949M | United States
50.184266M | United States
42.051512M | United States
40.739892M | United States
35.412634M | United States
34.804301M | United States
33.977982M | United States
28.7004M | Canada
27.106642M | United States

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