Wed 29 July 2015

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.

Members of the ski community, both tourism professionals and ski consumers, are now invited to view the World Ski Awards 2015 finalists and vote here.

This year’s winners will be unveiled at the third annual World Ski Awards - ski tourism's event of the year – taking place in Kitzbühel over the weekend of November 20th-22nd 2015.

A-ROSA Kitzbühel will welcome industry leaders from across the globe for a three day programme of unrivalled networking events, dinners, and exclusive ski experience activities.

The highlight of the event will be of course be the red carpet Ski Oscar Gala Ceremony itself on the evening of November 21st when the World Ski Awards winners will be unveiled.

iSKI Smartphone App

For the first time, voters are also being offered the chance to cast their ballots through the iSKI Smartphone App.

The app is the source for all information for the perfect ski day directly on your phone.

The latest data and info about weather, depth of snow, as well as open ski lifts and ski runs - neatly arranged on ski panoramas - help you to find the right ski resort within reach.

iSKI is available in 18 ski nations and provides you with all the information in order to plan your perfect ski vacation.

During the winter season 2014/15 the iSKI Apps had more than 2.2 Million users and 127,000 daily iSKI Users.

Download iSKI now and vote for your favourite World Ski Awards finalists!

To apply to attend please email World Ski Awards: [email protected]

Notes to Editors

About World Ski AwardsLaunched in 2013, World Ski Awards aims to drive up standards within the ski tourism industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their field.

Votes are cast by professionals working within the ski industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media - and by the public (ski tourism consumers).

Votes are submitted online at World Ski Awards website.

Last year's World Ski Awards, attended by ski industry heavyweights from the 21 leading ski nations, saw the title of World’s Best Ski Resort go to Val Thorens (France), while Bighorn, Revelstoke (Canada) took World’s Best Ski Chalet, The Vale Niseko (Japan) won World’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel and World’s Best Ski Hotel went to Stein Eriksen Lodge (USA).

World Ski Awards is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards, the “travel Oscars” currently celebrating its 22nd anniversary.

Download the World Ski Awards media pack here.

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