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Family Ski News | July 24, 2024

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Val Thorens voted world’s best ski resort

Val Thorens voted world’s best ski resort
Teresa Fisher

Val Thorens won the prize for ‘best overall ski resort in the world’ this weekend at the inaugural World Ski Awards, which took place in Kitzbühel.

The French resort has already won the award for the ‘Most Improved European Resort’ in London’s World Snow Awards, which we covered in an earlier story, which you can read by clicking HERE.

The winners of the World Ski Awards were selected by ski industry professionals and the general public.

The main categories were ‘Best Ski Resort’ in each country; ‘Best Ski Hotel’; ‘Best Ski Chalet’ and ‘Best Ski Boutique Hotel’ in each country.

The ‘Best Resort’ per country winners were as follows:

Andorra: Vallnord
Argentina: Cerro Castor
Australia: Perisher
Austria: Kitzbühel
Bulgaria: Bansko
Canada: Lake Louise
Chile: Portillo
Finland: Ruka
France: Val Thorens
Germany: Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Italy: Cortina d’Ampezzo
Japan: Niseko
New Zealand: Terble Cone
Norway: Trysil
Russia: Krasnaya Poylan
Slovenia: Kranjska Gora
Sweden: Are
Switzerland: Laax
USA: Deer Valley Resort

FamilySkiNews will be reporting from Val Thorens next month when the resort opens for its 2013/2014 season, so click back to find out why ‘VT’ has clinched the top resort prizes this year.