November 20 2017

DEER VALLEY RESORT; PARK CITY, UTAH (November 20, 2017) – Votes have been counted and Deer Valley Resort has once again been named the United States’ Best Ski Resort. This marks five consecutive years Deer Valley Resort has been honored with the esteemed accolade and comes on the heels of also being named the #1 ski resort in North America by the readers of SKI Magazine. The World Ski Award winners represent excellence in ski tourism and the leaders shaping the future of the ski industry.

Over the past several months, a record number of votes were cast by travel consumers and leading ski tourism professionals worldwide, such as senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media. National winners were celebrated at the 2017 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony November 17-19 in the legendary winter sports destination of Kitzbühel, Austria. Ski tourism figureheads and market leaders from North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia were in attendance as the World Ski Awards winners were unveiled.

“It’s thrilling to start the 2017-2018 ski season to be awarded with two highly respected accolades,” said Bob Wheaton, president and chief operating officer of Deer Valley Resort. “It’s especially validating when those awards come directly from the opinions of our valued guests and industry peers. We strive for remarkable at every turn at the resort and we will continue to set the benchmark for what constitutes a remarkable ski vacation.”

The World Ski Awards is part of the World Travel Awards, serving as “the Oscars of the travel industry,” and aims to drive up standards within the ski tourism industry. To learn more about the prestigious award, please contact resort Senior Communications Manager Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337), 435-645-6522 or view the resort's website. To follow resort happenings on social media, search #DeerValleyMoment. END STORY



Deer Valley Resort revolutionized the ski industry by providing the first-class service one would receive at a five-star hotel. The resort offers 21 chairlifts, 101 ski runs, six bowls, 12 restaurants, 300 annual inches of powder, three elegant day lodges, 2,026 acres of alpine skiing, hundreds of luxury accommodations and a renowned Ski School and Children’s Center.


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