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Make Your Own Fast Break from Denver to Vail Cascade without Missing the Collegiate Women’s National Basketball Championship

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Vail Cascade, a Vail Resort, is a Slam Dunk Pre or Post Tournament

VAIL, Colo., Mar. 15, 2012 – As the clock counts down to the Collegiate Women’s National Championship in Denver, Vail Cascade Resort & Spa is changing up game time strategies with its Collegiate Women’s Slam Dunk offer. Located less than two hours from Denver along I-70’s scenic route, the Vail Cascade is doling out discounted room rates and Colorado Mountain Express is shuttling spectators to the hotel for only $70 round trip, making heading out of bounds affordable and desirable. These winning game plays are only valid Mar. 25-28 and Apr. 1-7 and guests must redeem by using hotel promotion code VCBBALL by phone at 866.808.8834 and shuttle transportation promotion code VCFINAL online at or via phone at 800.525.6363.

With its Collegiate Women’s Slam Dunk offer, Vail Cascade encourages Denver-bound sports fans to play the whole court while in town and take a day or two to bask in Vail’s epic outdoor playground. Whether it’s a pre- or post- Collegiate Women’s National Championship getaway, Vail always has its ‘A game’ going on with a diverse schedule of activities for kids of all ages.  From amazing events like the Korbel American Ski Classic, Vail Film Festival and the 22nd Annual Taste of Vail to limitless outdoor activities like skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing or tubing, Vail is a must-visit contender for guests looking for a memorable game experience with a little altitude.

On property, the Vail Cascade makes the winning point dunk effortless with its AAA Four Diamond, award-winning services and amenities. Nestled at the base of Vail Mountain, the Vail Cascade, one of the best Vail luxury hotels, features 292 upscale guest rooms and 80 Vail condominiums and private residences, a full-service health club and spa, and a signature creek-side restaurant and bar. The amenity lineup is equally impressive boasting its own ski lift, heated infinity-edge pool, three hot tubs, three indoor and three outdoor tennis courts and access to biking, hiking, and walking trails. Plus, Vail Cascade is highly-recognized Vail ski resort.

Collegiate Women’s Slam Dunk & Shuttle Offer Details
The Vail Cascade’s Collegiate Women’s Slam Dunk and Colorado Mountain Shuttle offers are only available Mar. 25-28 and Apr. 1-7 and does not include resort taxes, fees, or parking. Minimum room nights do not apply, but rate is subject to availability. Promotion code VCBBALL must be used at the time of making the reservation. No exceptions.

Guests that would like to add round trip shuttle service from downtown Denver to Vail, can reference promotion code VCFINAL when making a reservation to redeem the 10 percent discount valid Mar. 25-28 and Apr. 1-7. The cost is $70 per person and is valid for travel exclusively to Vail Cascade Resort & Spa. As Denver’s top mountain shuttle service, Colorado Mountain Express has pre-schedule pick-up and drop-off times but can accommodate guest requests with advanced notice. For more information about Colorado Mountain Express, please visit  

About Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
Vail Cascade's ideal location and breathtaking mountain surroundings create the perfect natural playground for all-season adventure. With pleasantly warm summers and cool falls, you can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, strolling through the Villages and soaking up sun poolside. Frosty winter and springtime temperatures transform the hotel into a snowy wonderland with true ski-in/ski-out access.  Just like the hotel itself, dining at Vail Cascade is truly an event to be savored. Atwater on Gore Creek, the hotel's signature dining venue overlooking Gore Creek, fuses modern style with the region's natural elements. Locally inspired and delightfully enjoyed, Atwater serves creative American cuisine in a stylish yet comfortable environment for an exceptional dining experience.  A world of wellness awaits you at Vail Cascade's 78,000-square-foot Aria Spa & Club - the largest spa and fitness facility in the Vail Valley. From the moment you arrive, you feel the inviting warmth and healthy energy of a true mountain retreat. Focusing on all-encompassing wellness, Aria Spa & Club brings mind, body and spirit into balance with pampering treatments, invigorating workouts and a focus on a healthy life.  Visit and call 1-800-420-2424 for more information.

About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is consistently rated one of the top 10 independent hospitality management companies in the United States with more than 30 luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers. The company has developed a variety of initiatives to better serve its communities, stakeholders and customers including Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program, and the Destination Delivers guest loyalty program, which provides the best available offers to members. Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Houston and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.  For more information, please visit

Lupe Hirt, MindSpeak PR, 303.859.1762,

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