Renowned hotelier, Andy Wirth was recently appointed president and chairman of the Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation (RASC). This body promotes air services at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Besides this, it is mandated with the task of identifying flight routes that have the highest potential for profit. The board is mainly made up of managers and owners of tourism entities, and hotel-casino properties in North Lake Tahoe, Reno and South Lake Tahoe.
While welcoming his appointment, Mr. Andy Wirth expressed his readiness to ensure that the area’s tourism potential is attained. He further added that he will work in liaison with other board members, and relevant agencies to enhance air travel. This way, the entire region will thrive economically due to increased tourism numbers. Many expect Wirth to perform his new role with ease, having played a pivotal role in the enhancement of air travel to major resorts throughout North America. The corporation aims to increase air travel to the region by marketing it as a one-stop tourist destination.
Other Roles Played by Andy Wirth
Andy Wirth made a name for himself by being a prominent ski resort owner in Orange County. He is the chief executive officer of Squaw Valley Ski Resorts, which is the parent company of major ski resorts operating in the area. Andy has played a crucial role in marketing the skiing area on of the most exquisite tourist destinations globally. His efforts have been successful owing to the high number of tourists who flock the area every year.
Mr. Andy Wirth is also passionate about environmental conservation. He has incessantly been marshalling local communities to oppose projects that threaten their livelihood. He also supports community projects that are aimed at improving the greater Lake Tahoe Region. Such efforts are aimed at ensuring that the quality of life is improved.
Andy’s philanthropic efforts have seen him make contributions to a number of initiatives. However, his main area of concern is the Navy Seals Foundation. He is a fervent supporter of the foundation, keeping in mind the work done by Navy Seals to protect Americans. He organizes fundraisers on behalf of the foundation. His efforts have seen him raise nearly 14,000 dollars.
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