COLONY HOTELS & RESORTS' STRATTON MOUNTAIN INN AND VILLAGE LODGE OFFER LODGING DISCOUNTS WITH 'FREQUENT SKIER CARD'
STRATTON MOUNTAIN, Vt., Nov. 24 ~PRNewswire~ -- As part of a community celebration in Manchester, Vt. called "Christmas Prelude," The Stratton Mountain ski area is offering a free Frequent Skier Card to guests who have a "Christmas Prelude Adventure Pass." With the Frequent Skier Card, both the Stratton Mountain Inn and the Stratton Mountain Village Lodge will offer a 20 percent lodging discount midweek, 10 percent lodging discount on weekends. "Christmas Prelude Adventure Pass" holders are also eligible for free beginning ski lessons with equipment at Bromley Mountain on Fridays during the festival. Overnight guests attending the "Christmas Prelude" will experience the New England hospitality of Colony's Stratton Mountain Inn and Village Lodge. The 125-room inn and 91-room lodge provides guests with access to 92 alpine trails, 12 ski lifts and a high-speed summit gondola, two whirlpools, hiking trails, sports center, sauna and fine cuisine at the classic Sage Hill restaurant. "Christmas Prelude" is an annual event held in the southern Vermont town of Manchester which brings the community together during the first two weekends of December (Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 11-13) to welcome the holiday season. The festival features several special events including a The Dorser Players production of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" especially for children; Yester House, the southern Vermont Art Center, celebrating its "Festival of Trees" with special theme trees and ornaments; the transformation of the elementary school into Santa's Workshop to feature arts and crafts by the Lions Club Arcade; as well as concerts by the Arlington (Vt.) Chorale and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra on alternate weekends. Highlight attractions include workshops for creating gingerbread houses, miniature doll houses, and holiday decorations; tours of the six historic inns of Manchester Village to benefit local charities; and special surprises given away by many stores within Manchester's renowned retail community. Colony Hotels & Resorts manages, markets, and franchises hotels, resort condominiums and vacation interval properties worldwide. It is part of the Carlson Hospitality Group, Inc., a division of Carlson Companies, Inc., which had 1991 systemwide annual revenues of $9.3 billion. Corporate headquarters are located in Minneapolis. -0- 11~25~92 ~CONTACT: Fred Roehrig of the Stratton Mt. Inn and Village Lodge, 802-297-2500, or Louis Hughes of Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce, 802-362-3451~
CO: Carlson Hospitality Group, Inc.; Stratton Mountain Inn ST: Vermont IN: LEI SU:
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|Date:||Nov 24, 1992|
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