CO – September 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Global
Connections, Inc. (GCI) has increased the size of the property surrounding
Lodge by The Blue. Located
in Breckenridge, CO, the Lodge is a family resort, located in the heart
of some of the best skiing in Colorado and perfect for families looking
for a convenient location in the Rockies.
by The Blue is six miles from Breckenridge, CO and a half hour from Keystone
and A-Basin. The area is just an hour from the popular areas of Copper
Mountain, Vail and Beaver Creek. Originally Lodge by The Blue was situated
on three acres of pristine land, tucked at the base of the 14,271 ft. Mount
the perfect paradise for fly fishermen and skiers alike incorporates an
additional 40 acres, recently purchased by Global Connections to enhance
the resort and its surrounding property, bringing the resort property to
43 acres overall.
Lyons, President and CEO of Global Connections, developer of Lodge
by The Blue and a leader in the travel club industry says, “When the additional
acreage became available we jumped at the opportunity to expand the footprint
of Lodge by The Blue. Our plans include growing the property but for now
we are maintaining the wooded landscape to enhance our environment for
our members and guests.”
want to leave much of the land undeveloped to maintain its authenticity.
Our eventual plan is to develop 10 acres or less of the 40 acquired,” Lyons
include a 2.5-mile walking and snowshoe trail (open to the public) and
expanded access to the wetlands so Global
Discovery Vacations’ members and guests may more easily enjoy The Blue
River which runs through the property.
said that the occupancy has been off the charts year-round. “Since acquiring
Lodge by The Blue we added the very popular Myla Rose Saloon which has
increased the Lodge’s popularity, even with locals!”
County has been wonderful to work with as we redevelop this beautiful piece
of property,” Lyons said. “We are proud to be near the top on all the rankings
of small resorts in the area. Our goal is to provide more resort lodging
to better serve our members and guests. Our plan also includes employee
affordable housing so they can live where they work.”
addition to Lodge by The Blue, Global Connections owns and operates Beso
Del Sol (Huntington Beach, CA), Beso Del Sol Resort (Dunedin, FL), Sea
Shells Beach Club (Daytona Beach, FL), and White Oak Lodge and Resort (Gatlinburg,
TN). Its property management division works with resorts all over the United
States as well as owning and leasing vacation condominiums in Hawaii, Canada,
the Caribbean and Mexico.
by The Blue - Breckenridge, Colorado
Lodge by The Blue
by The Blue is strategically located 5 ½ miles south of Breckenridge
at the base of magnificent Mount Quandary, and within an hour of eight
ski resort areas: Breckenridge, Keystone, A-Basin, Copper Mountain, Loveland,
Ski Cooper, Vail and Beaver Creek. The sportsman’s paradise is situated
on three acres with the Blue River running through it. The famous Continental
Divide is only three miles away. For more information about the resort
Global Connections, Inc.
Connections, Inc. (GCI) is based in Overland Park, KS, opening in 1996
as a travel club fulfillment and service provider. Considered a leader
in the travel club industry, GCI offers the members of its Global Discovery
Vacations club program a wide variety of leisure benefits and vacation
options at more than 700 North American resorts. GCI is the developer and
owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee and Colorado as well
as owning and leasing numerous resort condominium units throughout the
U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. For more information about GCI visit
Global Discovery Vacations
Discovery Vacations is a respected membership based travel club offering
its members access to condominium accommodations, cruise and tour vacations,
a full service travel agency, a concierge program, and other leisure benefits.
For more information about Global Discovery Vacations visit GlobalDiscoveryVacations.com.