Ski Town USA® Plays Host to World Cup Nordic Event

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Steamboat Springs hosts up-and-coming amateur athletes from around the globe for the Nordic Combined World Cup-B event at Howelsen Hill. Howelsen, the oldest continuously operating ski area in the state, is the birthplace of Nordic jumping in Colorado.

Steamboat Springs, known as Ski Town USA® to those who frequent the resort's Champagne Powder®-filled ski trails, hosts up-and-coming amateur athletes from around the globe for the Nordic Combined World Cup-B event at Howelsen Hill, Friday, Dec. 8 through Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006. Howelsen, the oldest continuously operating ski area in the state, is the birthplace of Nordic jumping in Colorado. Nordic Combined mixes the explosiveness of ski jumping with the strength and endurance of cross-country skiing. Competitions consist of jumps on the 127 meter hill, with skiing distances of 7.5 and 15 kilometers. For more information contact ResortQuest Steamboat's concierge at (970) 870-4287.

Steamboat Springs was recently named the #1 Family Resort in the West by SKI Magazine. This winter, the Sunshine Express High-Speed Quad, which will operate on a combination of solar and wind power, will replace a triple chairlift in the Sunshine Bowl area, which will also see new trails and snowmaking enhancements. The Thunderhead and Rendezvous Saddle lodge food courts are getting first-class facelifts. Steamboat is also investing more than half a million into grooming upgrades including the state-of-the-art Zaugg Superpipe cutter, which means even smoother sailing on the slopes. Experience all of the exciting changes at Steamboat this season. ResortQuest Steamboat vacation rentals offers variety of winter vacation packages and vacation rental options, including Kids Ski, Rent and Fly Free packages. Book a Steamboat ski vacation, including lodging, flights, lift tickets, ski rentals, transfers and all your après ski activities with one toll-free call to (866) 634-9616, or visit the website at ResortQuestSteamboat.com.

About ResortQuest

ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rentals hospitality and resort real estate companies, provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations, ResortQuest.com. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada, based on a portfolio of nearly 17,000 vacation rental properties, including ocean front rentals and ski vacations, with a combined real estate value estimated at approximately $7 billion. ResortQuest Real Estate is one of the nation's leading real estate companies focusing exclusively on resort properties, offering superior brokerage services in the country's premier beach, ski and golf destinations. ResortQuest employs more than 4,000 people and is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment Co. (NYSE: GET), one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the hospitality and entertainment industries, based in Nashville, Tenn., that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry. For more information, visit ResortQuest.com or GaylordEntertainment.com.

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