Persons, who are familiar with Andy Wirth, know that Andy is highly motivated. He provides much in the way of improving the view–so to speak–with regard to tourism and for the business traveler. The following article touches on Andy’s appointment as Chairman of the RASC.
Andy Wirth, CEO and President of Squaw Valley Ski, was recently appointed Chairman of the Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation. Mr. Wirth, indicated he was very pleased with the appointment, afforded to him, on January 12th of 2016. The parent company of Squaw Valley Ski is Squaw Valley—Alpine Meadows Resorts.
Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation which is known by its acronym of RASC is vital in that it provides promotion of air service into the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. It makes it a point to look for prospective air service organizations, in order to acquire additional flight services, for the airport’s customers. The Board is comprised of hotel and casino-oriented venues, all within the area. In other words, properties, associated with the board are places where leisure and business travelers tend to visit and stay, on a short-term basis. The geography of the service area includes that of S. Lake Tahoe, N. Lake Tahoe and Reno.
Andy was well-pleased with his appointment to the Regional Air Service Corporation. He stated, in so many words, that it was an honor to step into his new position of Chairman. Further, Andy made mention of the fact that he was very willing to serve the RASC. He suggested that a tremendous amount of opportunity existed within the Reno-Sparks area, in way of the tourism trade. Opportunities were also abundant, according to Andy, within the large area of Lake Tahoe. He mentioned, too, that it was his belief, air service, into the region, would be essential, in assuring economic growth continued.
Andy Wirth has brought improvement to airports and air service, on behalf of well-known resorts, located in the United States and Canada. He has been successful in bringing JetBlue to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport as well as placing Alaska Airlines into service.
His appointment as Chairman of the RASC is great news. The RASC was, originally, established in order to provide funds and expert advisement, so that the Reno-Sparks, Lake Tahoe Northern region would be thought of more readily, by the general public, as a destination for travel. The RASC identifies markets on a domestic and international level. It wishes to improve the quality of air service to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport. It, further, acknowledges general concerns, applicable to tourism and that of the business person, who travel. It responds to issues in a very pro-active positive manner.
Notes Regarding Andy Wirth and Squaw Valley Ski:
Andy Wirth is the CEO and President of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings. Mr. Wirth works with a spirit of determination, in order to make certain the ski-resort area is that of a primary tourist destination, wherein, individuals come from all parts of the world. He works in a fashion that is tireless. He has been able to contribute, much, in the popularity of the area. He possesses many positive attributes. Andy is philanthropic in nature. He is a significant contributor to many community service organizations; located within the Lake Tahoe area. He also shares the concerns of the environmental community. He understands the needs of his employees. His primary focus is on the area’s improvement; making life better for persons of every age category. Andy, during a critical time in his life, came out of a near fatal sky-diving accident. He co-founded an Iron-man team, as a result of the near fatal accident. It is referred to as “Wounded Warrior Support”. The objective of the organization is to raise funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation.
Wherever Andy Wirth goes: improvement seems to follow. When Andy was appointed to head Squaw Valley Ski, he decided to upgrade the resort. His vision, involved improvements, ranging from that of design to culinary specialization. The funding organization of Squaw Valley Ski was KSL Capital Partners. Renovations and improvements, put into effect, amounted to $70 million. Needless to say, today, gorgeous Squaw Valley Ski, easily, is considered one of the finest of ski resorts—internationally.
More about Andy: http://www.steamboattoday.com/news/2014/jan/14/andy-wirth-describes-how-music-pearl-jam-pulled-hi/