Operator showcases 15 resorts in winter program

PHOENIX -- America West Ski Vacations unveiled its ski programs for the 2000-20001 season at 15 ski destinations in the western U.S. and Canada.

Vacation packages include air transportation, lodging, optional lift tickets, car rentals and airport transfers.

Land-only packages also are available at all resorts.

America West Ski Vacations expanded its roster of destinations this year to include Copper Mountain, Colo., and Sun Valley, Idaho.

Winter sports enthusiasts also can choose from North and South Lake Tahoe in Nevada; Winter Park, Vail, Breckenridge, Keystone, Telluride, Durango, Aspen and Snowmass in Colo-rado; Park City and the Can-yons in Utah, and Whistler/Blackcomb in British Columbia.

The corresponding airports are Reno, Nev.; Denver, Telluride, Montrose, Durango and Aspen, Colo.; Salt Lake City, and Vancouver, respectively.

A sample two-night package, including roundtrip air via America West Airlines or America West Express and lodging at the Horizon Casino Resort in Lake Tahoe, begins at $243 per person, double, from Phoenix; $375 from Houston; $421 from Atlanta, and $435 from Baltimore.

Rates are based on Monday departures in December.

Packages on other dates and properties also are available at different rates.

Call America West Vacations at (888) 2-SKI-AWV or visit www.americawest.com.

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