July 20, 2010
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Sonnenalp makes world top 100 list
Travel and Leisure magazine says it’s best hotel in state, 69th best in world The Sonnenalp Resort in Vail Village has landed on the World’s Best Hotels Overall list in “Travel + Leisure’s” annual World’s Best Awards, which will be featured in its August 2010 issue. Readers participating in the 15th annual survey gave the family owned and operated resort a score of 92.52, ranking it tied for 69th on the list. The only other Colorado hotel recognized on the list of Top 100 Hotels Overall was the Little Nell in Aspen, ranked at number 86. Hotels were rated in the following categories: rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value.
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Stocks were higher yesterday, but there could be volatility when the market opens today after IBM and Texas Instruments disappointed investors with second-quarter results; the problem for both was that revenue came in lower than expected. Also, homebuilder sentiment has fallen to a 15-month low. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 56.53, or 0.56 percent, to 10,154.43 The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 6.37, or 0.60 percent, to 1,071.25. The Nasdaq composite index rose 19.18, or 0.88 percent, to 2,198.23.
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The presidential offshore drilling moratorium will cost approximately $2.1 billion in economic losses to the states along the Gulf of Mexico in its first six [See THE UPDATE, pages 10-12]
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“This is such a great honor, and we thank the readers of Travel + Leisure for this recognition,” said Patricia McNamara, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Sonnenalp. “We strive every day to provide our guests with an exceptional resort experience and it is very rewarding when our efforts pay off, whether on a prestigious list such as this, or simply by making a guest’s day.” The award comes on the heels of Sonnenalp being ranked among the top resorts by Expedia customers this spring. The Expedia Insiders’ Select list recognizes individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value. The list is compiled based on the more than one million hotel reviews collected by Expedia, combined with a value rating and the local market expertise of more than 400 Expedia employees in local markets worldwide. “Delivering our guests superior service is a top priority at the Sonnenalp,” said Patricia McNamara, Director of Sales and Marketing. “We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by Expedia travelers and look forward to extending our high level of service to even more guests.”
Party like it’s 2015
Vail celebrating world championships tonight
The last Hot Summer Nights concert before a two-week hiatus features the progressive, soulful sound of the Laura Reed Trio at the Ford Amphitheater tonight. A mixture of funk, progressive R&B and pure soul give way to a unique and inspiring live music experience, driven by Reed’s powerful vocals. See story inside.
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While there are still approximately 1,662 days until the Opening Ceremonies of the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships in Vail, it’s not too early to get the party started. And organizers will do just that tonight, as the 2015 World Championships Community Celebration will be hosted in conjunction with the weekly Bud Light Hot Summer Nights free concert at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. “Due to the timing of the vote (June 3) and how busy everyone has been so far this summer, we have not had the chance to bring the community together to celebrate [See 2015, page 19]
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Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Reward raised for suspect in Gypsum sex assault case Authorities searching for Jesus Martinez Delgado, 27
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In an effort to locate Jesus Martinez Delgado, the Town of Gypsum has raised the reward to $3,500, which -- in addition to the $1,000 offered by Crime Stoppers -- brings the total award amount to $4,500. Last week, Delgado, 27, was identified as the sole suspect in a sex assault through evidence left at the scene at a residence in Gypsum. The victim called 911 immediately after the suspect left her home at about 3:15 a.m. last Wednesday. Evidence there suggested that Delgado was able to enter the womenâ€™s residence through an unsecured window, prompting SherDELGADO iff Joe Hoy to issue the following statement: â€œSummer is the most important time to focus on home security because these are the months when you leave your windows open. Although there is no way to predict the possibility of a crime, you can reduce the risks by following these tips:â€? â€˘ Protect Sliding Doors and Windows: Installing ob-
structions from the inside will help keep criminals out even if the window/door is cracked open. Another option is installing a high-quality security chain that is mounted on the door and on the wall jamb. â€˘ Invest in Timers: One of the best ways to exercise home security is to make people think youâ€™re at home when youâ€™re not. A timer will turn lamps, televisions, radios and other electronics on a pre-set times even when you arenâ€™t around to flip the switch yourself. They are particularly handy when you are gone at night but want to deter a potential thief. â€˘ Mount Outdoor Motion Detecting Lights: Lighting is a criminalâ€™s worst nightmare because it exposes them to witnesses. If your front and back of your residence is sufficiently lighted, criminals are more likely to move on to a more vulnerable residence. If you think you may have any information regarding Delgadoâ€™s whereabouts, you are encouraged to call the Eagle County Sheriffâ€™s Office at (970) 328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 1-800-972-TIPS, submit your tip online at www. tipsubmit.com, or text a tip from your cell phone by texting STOPCRIME plus your message to CRIMES (274637).
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