Welcome

Thank you for visiting SkiTops, the leading membership organization for tour operators and suppliers in the mountain travel industry. Members return to SkiTops events year after year because of the inviting culture and the compelling value proposition.

Here are some of the main benefits of membership:

  • Participants
  • Tour Operator owners, general managers, travel managers and buyers.
    Tour Operator front line agents, trainers and copywriters.

    Suppliers include: resort, lodging, lift ticket, rental equipment, ground transportation and ancillary travel service sales directors and sales managers.
  • Host  Location
  • Events are held in mountain travel destinations with easy access to the slopes.
  • Host Hotels
  • Negotiated rates are available at host hotels and lodgings.
  • Time
    __Commitment
  • There is one event per year in the Spring which does not overlap other spring industry events. Typical time away from the office is 4-business days including travel.
  • Supplier Dues
  • Annual dues are variable based on supplier size beginning at $500. 90% of SkiTops supplier members pay $750 or less.
  • Tour Operator
    __Dues
  • Annual dues are $250 per company.
  • Event Costs
  • Tour Operator and Suppliers pay the same event registration charges which are presently $295 per person.
  • Sponsorships
  • Available at each event starting at $500.
  • Network
    __Appointments
  • Tour Operators must attend with two qualified buyers available for all Network days to take appointments.

    Suppliers are guaranteed a meeting with every attending Tour Operator.
  • Attendance
    __Requirement
  • Tour Operator members are required to attend the meeting each year to stay in good standing.

    Supplier participation is optional.
  • Training
  • Tour Operators are encouraged to bring front line staff to attend training. SkiTops will pay up to $400/agent to offset costs. Agents must participate in all training, site inspections and events to be eligible.

    Suppliers have the option to train front line agents at the annual event.
  • Skiing
  • All attendees receive complimentary lift tickets from the host resort.
  • Networking
  • A ski-day is built into the agenda. Meals and activities are designed to build new and strengthen existing relationships.
  • Philanthropy
  • SkiTops gives back to each host by supporting adaptive ski and snowboard programs or athletes in each host community. Members are welcome to participate too.


    SkiTops has a proud history and we hope you'll be part of our bright future. If you have questions, or would like more information about how to participate in an upcoming event, contact us for more information.

    Sunny Regards,

    Rebecca Sharpe
    Supplier Membership Chair, SkiTops
    membership@skitops.com
    Rick Reichsfeld
    Tour Operator Membership Chair, SkiTops
    TOmembership@skitops.com












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    Ski Butlers

    Jackson Hole

    Leisure Link / Mountain Reservations

    Ski Salt Lake

    Booking.Com

    Telluride Ski & Golf

    Ski.Com

    Black Tie Ski Rentals

    Vail Resorts

    Ski Copper Mountain

    Ski Aspen Snowmass


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