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- Weekend programme revealed ahead of World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony 2016
Fri 07 October 2016
Preparations are proceeding apace ahead of the 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony with an extensive weekend programme revealed today.
Guests at the event will be invited to engage in a three day programme of exclusive networking events, private skiing, sight-seeing tours and a host of other activities.
Highlights include a tour of the picturesque town of Kitzbühel, home of skiing and host to the World Ski Awards, while a visit to the historic city of Salzburg is sure to feature on many ‘to do’ lists.
Also on offer is a chance to experience an unforgettable day of private guided skiing on the slopes of the legendary Hahnenkamm. A gourmet lunch will be provided with special guests in attendance to ensure the experience lives long in the memory.
Throughout the weekend World Ski Awards guests are also invited to indulge in a luxurious sensory experience at the multi award-winning SPA-ROSA.
The highlight of the weekend will of course be the glittering red carpet World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony itself on the evening of Saturday, November 19th, when the winners will be officially announced.
Take a look at the full itinerary here.
Voting closed at the end of September, with a record number of ballots cast by leading ski tourism professionals ahead of the event.
These will be tallied alongside the votes of hundreds of thousands of ski consumers from around the world, with the winners revealed during the formal presentations to in the legendary ski resort of Kitzbühel.
The event will be welcome industry leaders from around the world to Austria, with delegates from the Chinese ski community attending for the first time.
World Ski Awards Managing Director Sion Rapson said: “As we approach our fourth Gala Ceremony World Ski Awards continues to develop into the leading arbiter of quality in ski tourism.
“With more votes than ever before it is obvious World Ski Awards has caught the imagination of the global ski tourism community and I look forward to welcoming its leaders to Kitzbühel in just a few short weeks.”
Tickets for the Gala Ceremony are in high demand.
Guests wishing to confirm attendance are invited to email Managing Director Sion Rapson.
For accommodation information and a full World Ski Awards itinerary please visit the event page or for a taste of what awaits, take a look at last year’s highlights movie.
Notes to Editors
About World Ski Awards
Launched 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.
World Ski Awards is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards, which is currently celebrating its 23rd anniversary.
Download the World Ski Awards media pack here.