Vail Resorts Appoints John T. Redmond to Company's Board of Directors

Mar 13, 2008, 01:00 ET from Vail Resorts

    BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts
 (NYSE:   MTN) today announced the appointment of John T. Redmond to the
 Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.
     For more than two decades, Mr. Redmond has held various senior
 executive positions with MGM Mirage and in the casino industry. From
 2001-2007, Mr. Redmond was president and chief executive officer of MGM
 Grand Resorts, based in Las Vegas, Nev. Prior to this position, Mr. Redmond
 was co-chief executive officer of MGM Mirage in Las Vegas and held other
 positions within the company such as president and chief operating officer
 of The Primadonna Company and senior vice president of MGM Grand
 Development, Inc.
     Commenting on Mr. Redmond's appointment to the Company's eight-person
 board, Vail Resorts Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz said, "I'm delighted
 to have someone with John Redmond's business acumen and experience with the
 resort and hospitality business join our board of directors. I know that
 his distinguished background will serve both our Company and shareholders
     Mr. Redmond worked at Caesars from 1985 to 1995 in such capacities as
 senior vice president and chief financial officer of Caesars Palace and
 Sheraton Desert Inn; senior vice president of finance for Caesars World
 Gaming Development Corporation; and controller of Caesars Palace. He was
 the senior agent in the Nevada State Gaming Control Board's Audit Division
 from 1980 to 1985.
     A graduate of the University of San Diego, Mr. Redmond is a member of
 the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nevada
 Society for Certified Public Accountants.
     About Vail Resorts
     Vail Resorts, Inc. is the leading mountain resort operator in the
 United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of
 Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, Heavenly in
 California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole,
 Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company,
 manages casually elegant properties across the United States and Caribbean.
 Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development
 and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a
 publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:   MTN).
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