Our winners represent the very best of the global ski tourism sector and my congratulations to each of them. The 9th annual World Ski Awards programme received a record number of votes from ski consumers across the world. This shows that the appetite for ski tourism has never been stronger and bodes well as the global recovery gathers momentum.”
The results follow a year-long search for the world’s leading ski travel, tourism and hospitality brands. Votes were cast by ski industry professionals and ski consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes in a category named the winner.
The alpine luxury travel specialist Leo Trippi was heralded ‘World’s Best Ski Travel Agent’. Meanwhile TUI’s resilience in the face of adversity was acknowledged with victory as ‘World’s Best Ski Tour Operator’. Schneebeben, which operates services from over 100 locations across Germany to the Alps, took the title for ‘World’s Best Ski Transfer Operator’.
Urban, eco-conscious styling amid a stunning natural environment helped LAAX’s rocksresort to the title of ‘World’s Best Green Ski Hotel’. The state-of-the-art facilities of Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel led to its recognition as ‘World’s Best Ski Resort Company’. Bella Coola Heli Sports, operating in the vast wilderness of British Columbia, took ‘World’s Best Heli-Ski Operator’.
Awards were also announced on a country-level, featuring the best resorts and hospitality providers from the world’s leading ski tourism destinations.