Ski Area Management Program Highlighted for Contribution to Industry Leadership Series

CSU ski area management program director, Natalie Ooi, Ph.D. was asked by Ski Area Management Magazine to be the "Deep Dive Advisor" for their leadership development program: Summit Series. On a recent episode of PodSAM they take a look behind the scenes at year two of the Summit Series and discuss Ooi's work and presentation at the NSAA West conference on succession planning for the ski industry.

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CPAM helps protect public lands in Brazil, around the world

The Center for Protected Area Management out of Colorado State University aims to help protect public lands around the world. CPAM, an arm of the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources out of the Warner College of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service International Programs, has participants in 23 countries around the world developing management plans for protected lands, with their biggest program in Brazil.

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How Did Lift Tickets Become So Expensive?

According to Mark Gasta, Associate Professor for the Master of Tourism Management program and former executive vice president of Vail Resorts, the shift in lift-pass structuring and pricing in the industry was more than a simple fight for market share. It was about rewarding loyalty and early decision making.

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