"March Mountain Madness" to Strengthen Springtime Appeal at Hunter

By AlpineZone News |
Mar 02 2006 - 10:13 AM

HUNTER, New York ??” In an effort to attract more visitors to the town of Hunter and surrounding northern Catskill communities during the month of March, a brand-new initiative combining the efforts of 9 towns, 65 area businesses and two of New York’s top winter Resorts is set to entice potential vacationers with 20% discounts off of lodging, services, restaurants, bars, and retail shops throughout the area.

Visitors and guests can take advantage of these great spring-worthy deals by obtaining their own March Mountain Madness discount card, which entitles the bearer and up to three additional people to 20% off products and services (certain restrictions apply, visit www.huntermtn.com for details) at all participating businesses, valid March 1st through April 16th. To obtain a discount card, and to view a list of participating businesses, visit www.Huntermtn.com or www.hunterchamber.org.

In addition to these great discounts offered by area businesses, American Express and Stewarts Shops have both announced special offers in conjunction with March Mountain Madness. Spend $250 or more with your American Express?В® Card at participating merchants in Greene County during the MMM promotion and receive a free lift ticket to Hunter or Windham Ski Resorts. For more info visit www.americanexpressofferzone.com. In addition, the first 500 visitors to stay at local lodging get $5 of services from Stewart’s Shops.

And as for March at Hunter Mountain Resort– optimal weather and deep snow are two of the best reasons to ski or ride at Hunter as springtime approaches, especially since March Mountain Madness Cardholders are also entitled to discounts on retail purchases and slopeside lodging.

“March Mountain Madness” is also in conjunction with Windham Mountain, the Town of Hunter Chamber of Commerce, Windham Chamber of Commerce and Greene County Tourism. Towns participating in March Mountain Madness include Prattsville, Windham, Hensonville, East Windham, Purling, Tannersville, Haines Falls, Hunter and Palenville. Certain rules and regulations apply.

For more information, please feel free to contact Sarah Nagel, Communications Director, Hunter Mountain, 800-HunterMtn Ext. 2339, [email]snagel@huntermtn.com[/email].