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World Ski Awards 2020 - the best of the best from the world of skiing

by Richard Visick, 1 December 2020

The winners of the World Ski Awards 2020 have been unveiled! These prestigious awards, now in their 8th year, aim to drive up standards across the ski industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their field. Voted for by both ski industry professionals and the general public, they recognise excellence and innovation in the worldwide ski community.


This year some of our favourite ski resorts and luxury hotels have been honoured with an award. Congratulations to all the winners!

World's Best Ski Resort 2020

Val Thorens has won the award for World’s Best Ski Resort 2020, thanks to its winning combination of snow-sure slopes, a vast ski area with plenty of choice for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, extensive selection of slope-side accommodation with something to suit all tastes and budgets, and wide range of resort facilities.

Val Thorens, France Val Thorens - World's Best Ski Resort 2020

France's Best Ski Hotel 2020

Also in Val Thorens, the Hotel Fahrenheit Seven has been awarded the title of France’s Best Ski Hotel 2020. With a slope-side setting, spectacular mountain views, stylish rooms, and cosy bars and restaurants, the Fahrenheit Seven combines luxury accommodation with a relaxed and informal atmosphere.


We offer flexible packages here from £795pp for 3 nights, and from £1095pp for 7 nights, including flights and private transfers.

Hotel Fahrenheit 7, Val Thorens, France Hotel Fahrenheit 7 - France's Best Ski Hotel 2020

Austria's Best Ski Resort 2020

Kitzbühel has been voted Austria’s Best Ski Resort 2020, quite an achievement given that there are over 400 ski resorts in Austria.


This bustling, medieval town is renowned for its lively après-ski scene, while its extensive ski area – which has seen significant investment over the last few years – boasts a modern lift system, excellent piste preparation and, of course, the Hahnenkamm, the most infamous downhill run in in the world.

Kitzbühel, Austria Kitzbühel - Austria's Best Ski Resort 2020

Italy's Best Ski Resort 2020

Across the border, the title of Italy’s Best Ski Resort 2020 has been awarded to Selva Val Gardena.


Located in the heart of the spectacular Dolomites and the world-renowned Sella Ronda ski circuit, Val Gardena promises skiers a fantastic mix of stunning scenery, extensive skiing, high quality accommodation, and legendary Süd-Tirol hospitality.

Selva di Val Gardena, Italy Selva Val Gardena - Italy's Best Ski Resort 2020

Italy's Best Ski Hotel 2020

Across the Dolomites in the fashionable resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo, the 5-star Cristallo Resort & Spa is Italy’s Best Ski Hotel 2020.


Part of Marriott’s ‘Luxury Collection’, which features some of the top hotels in the world, the Cristallo occupies a spectacular setting overlooking Cortina, with stunning views of the magnificent Dolomite mountains. It combines traditional luxury with 21st century facilities and first-class service.


Package prices here start from £1895pp for 7 nights, including flights and private transfers.

Cristallo Resort & Spa, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Cristallo Resort & Spa - Italy's Best Ski Hotel 2020

Switzerland's Best Boutique Ski Hotel 2020

Over in Switzerland, the romantic Hotel Chesa Grischuna in Klosters has been named Switzerland’s Best Boutique Ski Hotel 2020.


Steeped in history, this tiny chalet-style hotel is full of olde worlde Alpine charm and it is hard to imagine a cosier and more welcoming atmosphere. Add to that a reputation for fantastic gourmet cuisine and it’s easy to see why the Chesa Grischuna has won this award in each of the last four years.


A 7 night package here costs from £1495pp including flights and transfers.

Hotel Chesa Grischuna, Klosters, Switzerland Chesa Grischuna - Switzerland's Best Boutique Ski Hotel 2020

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