LONDON – Preparations are proceeding apace ahead of the 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony with an extensive weekend programme revealed yesterday.
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 Kitzbuhel, 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 Kitzbuhel.
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 Kitzbuhel in just a few short weeks.”