Perhaps the Lake Tahoe ski resorts didn't hear about the recession.
While the overall economy is engaged in slow recovery, several Tahoe-area ski resorts are in various stages of doubling down, making major investments to bolster their offerings.
"Anytime that this type of capital investment comes into your destination, it is great," said Andy Chapman, director of tourism for the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association. His South Shore counterparts were equally pleased with increased investment in area ski resorts:
Last month, Heavenly Mountain Resort officially opened a new 500-seat mid-mountain restaurant. Resort renovations that began after its purchase by Vail Resorts in 2002 are nearing completion.
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