The World Ski Awards recognize the best international destinations snow tourism industry in different categories: best season, best hotel, best hotel boutique and better villa. The first edition of the awards was held last Saturday at a gala in A-ROSA Kitzbühel which gathered more than 200 guests. Vallnord was recognized as the best ski resort in Andorra during 2013.
Vallnord is among the best resorts in the world to be awarded during the ceremony of the World Ski Awards, sharing the award with internationally renowned stations like Kitzbuhel (Austria), Val Thorens (France), Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy) or Deer Valley Resort (USA), among others.
Until Austria traveled the Minister of Tourism of Common Massana and representative Board of Vallnord, Sergi Balielles, and the director of Vallnord, Martí Rafel, who were pleased to receive the award from the hands of Josef Burger, Executive Director of Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel and Sion Rapson, director of the World Ski Awards.
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The World Ski Awards are part of the World Travel Awards, which this year celebrates the 20th anniversary, and are considered the Oscars of the travel industry. The World Ski Awards were created in 2012 with the aim to recognize organizations that are leaders in their field, assessing the quality of service and facilities, dealing directly with customers and the ability to adapt to the needs of the moment.
Given the various candidates finalists, voting the professionals emitted ski industry as well as end consumers. "Let the jury is made up of the same industry and that our customers value us positively, makes the award has more weight and relevance", stressed the Minister of Tourism, Sergi Balielles.
For his part, the director of Vallnord, Martí Rafel explained: "We are pleased that the factor has not been determinannte dimension when choosing the winner, and that have been prioritized from Vallnord foster values such as proximity and attention customer, and quality of facilities and snow, among others. " Also, Rafel stood "fidelity" of customers Vallnord, "sometimes of this type always show their support" to the station.
See list of winners of the World Ski Awards HERE :