Ralf Garrison is Director and Senior analyst for Destimetrics.
Good snow conditions made for a busy winter and spring season at resorts in the Roaring Fork Valley. Now, a resort industry analyst says the summer could be busy as well. Ralf Garrison is head analyst for a company called Destimetrics. Garrison talks with APR's Elise Thatcher.
Business leaders say Aspen is bouncing back from the recession and spirits are high, partly because of a snowy winter.
"We have had an incredible winter season, which is wonderful because I’ve been up here presenting before when things haven’t been so great," says Debbie Braun.
She's the Aspen Chamber Resort Association (ACRA) President and she spoke at a breakfast for business and government leaders Tuesday. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports, the resort’s total economic activity has almost reached pre-recession levels.