Winter ski destination LAAX has been crowned Switzerland’s Best Ski Resort for the third time in a row at the prestigious World Ski Awards. The Gala Ceremony took place on Saturday night in Kitzbühel. This accolade is awarded by both the jury and the public and is a sister event to the World Travel Awards.
World Ski Awards has recognised the achievements of the Kitzbühel Wonder Team during a glittering Gala Ceremony in Austria. The six friends - all members of the Kitzbühel Ski Club - grew up to dominate international ski competition, taking an unprecedented 27 Olympic and World Championship medals in a golden decade between 1950 and 1960.
As World Ski Awards puts the finishing touches to preparations for the Gala Ceremony 2015, Breaking Travel News here talks with managing director Sion Rapson. Speaking from host hotel A-ROSA Kitzbühel he discusses the importance of the event for Austrian ski tourism and reveals details of a new title to be unveiled at the event on Saturday night.
World Ski Awards has touched down in the Austrian Alps ahead of the Gala Ceremony 2015, this year to be hosted at A-ROSA Kitzbühel on November 21st. World Ski Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in ski hospitality, returns for a third year to welcome leading international figureheads and decision makers to the Alpine resort.
The world’s best ski tourism organisations will be rewarded for the third time at the World Ski Awards 2015 next month; a high-calibre competition that sets the standards in global winter tourism. This year, the event is being held from November 20th-22nd in Kitzbühel. The Leitner Group - with Leitner ropeways, Prinoth, and Demaclenko - has been a partner since 2014 and will return again this year, with the evening providing an excellent opportunity for the company to highlight its leading role in international ski tourism.
The all-important 16 week voting window of the 2015 World Ski Awards - the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the global ski tourism industry - is about to reach the halfway stage. Voting will close on the September 25th and with voting numbers across all the international categories already at record levels, the final months of voting will very much determine which destinations, hotels, chalets and ski companies will win the coveted 2015 World Ski Awards – the highest accolades in ski tourism.
World Ski Awards - the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the global ski tourism industry - has announced the finalists set to compete in its 2015 Awards Programme. The competitors were revealed today as the all-important 16 week voting window opens. Members of the ski community, both tourism professionals and ski consumers, are now invited to view the World Ski Awards 2015 finalists.
World Ski Awards has revealed A-ROSA Kitzbühel will host its annual Gala Ceremony for the third consecutive year. A-ROSA Kitzbühel will welcome industry leaders to the World Ski Awards on November 20th-22nd for a three day programme of unrivalled networking events, dinners, and exclusive ski experience activities. The highlight of the event will be the World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony 2015 itself on the evening of November 21st.
The Hahnenkamm Races have been the most important event for Kitzbühel Ski Club since 1931. Over the course of time, Austria’s greatest ski festival has evolved into one of the most prestigious ski sporting events worldwide and ranks highly in the international sports world. Winning at Kitzbühel is a true highlight in every skier’s sporting career.
Luxury ski operator, Bramble Ski, is celebrating its recent win in the World Ski Awards, picking up the much-coveted title of ‘Austria’s Best Ski Chalet’ with luxurious Chalet 1597, in Lech. The award comes at an exciting time for the company, as they introduce more impressive chalets across three resorts, Switzerland, Austria & France, redefining the standards of luxury in alpine accommodation.