Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Uber Technologies to host Lake Tahoe’s first official Uber ride

Olympic Valley, Calif., 2015-12-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has partnered with Uber Technologies, Inc to host Lake Tahoe’s first official Uber ride. Today Olympic skier Jonny Moseley and Squaw Valley athlete Michelle Parker took the first official Uber ride in Lake Tahoe from Squaw Valley to Alpine Meadows.

“We’re proud to support Uber in its Tahoe launch and look forward to sharing this new service with our guests,” says Andy Wirth, president and CEO of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. “We strive to create the best resort experience at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Uber’s addition will give our visitors a convenient, affordable and reliable transportation option to and from the resort.”

This week, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows hosted the first in-person Lake Tahoe Uber onboarding event at The Village at Squaw Valley to connect individuals interested in becoming a driver with the ridesharing company.

“We are thrilled to bring Uber’s safe and reliable rides to Tahoe just in time for what is sure to be a great ski season,” says Jay Gierak, Uber General Manager Lake Tahoe. “Whether you are headed to the mountain or on your way home from a holiday party, it will be easier than ever to get an Uber ride in the Tahoe community at the tap of a button.”

Uber is an app that connects people looking for a ride with drivers on demand.  Uber is regulated by both the state of California and the State of Nevada as a Transportation Network Company (TNC).

For more information about Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, visit www.squawalpine.com.

About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and nearly 60 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the spring skiing capital as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain and 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones welcome skiers and riders of all ability levels. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.
About Uber Technologies, Inc
Uber is a technology platform that is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 300 cities today, Uber’s rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer. Follow us on Twitter: @Uber_Hawaii and find us on Facebook: Uber.

Media Contact: 
Liesl Kenney
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
530.452.7111
Lkenney@squawalpine.com

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Uber Technologies to host Lake Tahoe’s first official Uber ride

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Uber Technologies to host Lake Tahoe’s first official Uber ride

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