• Best Ski Resort

    The Best Ski Resort category is open to towns, villages or areas with an established ski infrastructure - and an impeccable ski record.
  • Best Freestyle Resort

    Votes will decide which Freestyle Resort is the best in the world for those seeking the ultimate freestyle and terrain park experience.
  • Best Ski Hotel

    The Best Ski Hotels are those that successfully marry world-class services and facilities with a uniquely individual experience. We are looking for luxury properties that continuously raise the bar in terms of standards, style and flair.
  • Best New Ski Hotel

    Ski hotels that have opened for business during the last 12 months.
  • Best Green Ski Hotel

    We are looking for those properties - big or small - whose business model wholeheartedly demonstrates their commitment to a sustainable future through positive environmental, social and economic actions.
  • Best Ski Boutique Hotel

    We are looking for those properties whose individuality shines through their small size and keen sense of style and charm. This category champions hotels with generally less than 50 rooms that possess a unique character whilst still providing world-class services and facilities.
  • Best Ski Chalet

    From chic and designer to traditional and homely we are looking for the finest ski chalets. Catering for families or larger groups the award-winning emphasis rests upon impeccable levels of service, cuisine - and location.
  • Best New Ski Chalet

    New chalet openings over the last 12 months.
  • Best Ski Resort Company

    Those organisations responsible for the management and operational running of a ski resort.
  • Best Indoor Ski Resort

  • Best Ski Tour Operator

    This category is open to those companies that combine proven expertise with on the ground specialist knowledge and relationships to give the ski tourism consumer the best value for money and the best ski holiday experiences.
  • Best Ski Travel Agent

    We are looking for those enterprises who truly put the customer first by offering the best objective, impartial advice and guidance with a hands-on approach to customer care and quality of service.
  • Best Heli-Ski Operator

    The search is now on for those operators that seamlessly blend safety, years of heli-ski experience and significant expertise to deliver the world’s most unforgettable backcountry experiences.
  • Best Ski Transfer Operator

    Those organisations with the all-important job of safely delivering the skiers and ski tourists to and from the mountain resorts. We are searching for those companies with an impeccable track-record coupled with a paramount concern for reliability, customer care and above all customer safety.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Ski Tourism

    Awarded to an individual who over the years has made a significant contribution to ski tourism. This special WSA Academy accolade will be bestowed upon a person who has made a positive, defining impact, over the course of his or her career. To nominate, please email [email protected] with the name and the reason in 150-200 words, why you deem this individual would be deserving of selection for this accolade.
  • The Dr. Josef Burger Rising Star Award

    A new award that recognises the talent of young people who are just starting their journey in the ski tourism industry. The annual Dr. Josef Burger Rising Star Award will honour the next generation of future leaders by acknowledging a junior employee who has shown exceptional ambition and made a positive difference to their organisation. To nominate, please email [email protected] with the name and the reason in 150-200 words, why you deem your candidate would be deserving of selection for this accolade.

Event Partners

Supporting Partners

Our Other Awards