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Published on Friday, September 27, 2019

Winners announced in this year's Ski Club awards

Whistler was voted the best ski resort in the world at the Ski Club of Great Britain Industry Awards last night.

Ski Safari was named best tour operator or agent and Wengen the best European resort (see full list of winners below).

Winners were voted for by Ski Club members or were determined by Net Promoter Score.

The event was held at the Sea Containers Hotel in London and hosted by Chemmy Alcott - former World Cup alpine ski racer and Honorary President of the Ski Club of Great Britain.

Ian Holt, the Ski Club of Great Britain's new chief executive, said: "Our annual industry awards brings the great and the good of the British ski community together for one night and is an incredible evening for networking, collaborating and showcasing all that is wonderful about the ski industry.

"Skiing continues to be a popular holiday choice, and the awards celebrate not only the innovative resorts and the tour operators getting us on the piste but also the incredible professionals representing us around the world.

"It was an honour to present the awards as CEO of the Ski Club of Great Britain for the first time, and to spend the evening recognising how vital skiing and the ski industry is to British tourism with other ski lovers."

The award winners for 2019 are:
Best Tour Operator or Travel Agent: Ski Safari
Best European Resort: Wengen
Best Rest of World Resort: Whistler
Best Retailer or Equipment Store: SportPursuit
Best Airline: British Airways
Best British Airport: Edinburgh
Best GB Snowsport Male Athlete: Dave Ryding
Best GB Snowsport Female Athlete: Jaz Taylor

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