Deer Valley & Goldener Hirsch Inn Vying for Distinctions

August 15 2017

DEER VALLEY RESORT; PARK CITY, UTAH (September 15, 2017) – The past four consecutive years, Deer Valley Resort has garnered the proud distinction of being named United States’ Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Awards. The World Ski Award’s Ski Oscars winners represent excellence in ski tourism and the leaders shaping the future of the ski industry. With voting now open, Deer Valley Resort hopes to maintain its title for a fifth year and vie for the accolade of World’s Best Ski Resort.

Voting for the 5th annual World Ski Awards takes place through September 22, 2017 at In addition to public input, votes are cast by leading ski tourism professionals worldwide, such as senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media. Winners will be celebrated at the 2017 Ski Oscars Gala Ceremony November 17-19 in the legendary winter sports destination of Kitzbühel, Austria.

“We appreciate and value the votes given to us by our valued guests and industry peers,” said Bob Wheaton, president and general manager of Deer Valley Resort. “Earning esteemed titles, such as United States’ Best Ski Resort, contribute to what we have termed the Deer Valley Difference. We hope all our guests recognize what sets Deer Valley apart from so many other resorts and will make their votes count to let others know about the benchmark we uphold with luxury ski vacations.”

Also in the running for a Ski Oscar is Deer Valley Resort managed, Goldener Hirsch Inn. The European-style ski chalet nestled in the heart of Deer Valley Resort is a past winner and current nominee for United States’ Best Ski Boutique Hotel. With just 20 rooms, the Goldener Hirsch is able to offer intimate, personalized service alongside 5-star amenities, such as European king sized beds, luxury Italian linens, wood burning fireplaces, private balconies and an award-winning restaurant. The Goldener Hirsch Inn offers Deer Valley guests an ideal intimate ski boutique experience.

The World Ski Awards is part of the World Travel Awards, serving as “the Oscars of the travel industry” for the past 24 years.

To vote for Deer Valley Resort at the United States’ Best Ski Resort, visit:

To vote for Goldener Hirsch Inn as the U.S’ Best Boutique Hotel, visit:

To learn more about the prestigious award, please contact resort Senior Communications Manager Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337), 435-645-6522 or visit the resort's website. To follow resort happenings on social media, search #deervalleymoment.


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