Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director



DEER VALLEY RESORT; PARK CITY, UTAH (November 2016) – Deer Valley Resort is honored to announce it has garnered the distinction of United States’ Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Award’s for the fourth consecutive year. The World Ski Award’s 2016 Ski Oscars winners represent excellence in ski tourism and the leaders shaping the future of the ski industry.

Deer Valley Resort’s win of United States’ Best Ski Resort comes after a record number of more than two million votes were cast across the globe for the competing resorts. Votes were cast by leading ski tourism professionals worldwide, including senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media, as well as thousands of luxury travel consumers. Winners were celebrated at the 2016 Ski Oscars Gala Ceremony on November 19, 2016 at the Ski Oscars Award Gala Ceremony held in the legendary winter sports destination of Kitzbühel, Austria.

“Earning esteemed titles, such as United States’ Best Ski Resort, contribute to what we have termed the Deer Valley Difference,” said Bob Wheaton, president and general manager of Deer Valley Resort. “Excellence at every turn is a time-honored tradition at the resort and is the benchmark we uphold in offering memorable ski vacations.”

The World Ski Awards is part of the World Travel Awards, serving as “the Oscars of the travel industry” for the past 23 years. To learn more about the prestigious award, please contact Senior Communications Manager for Deer Valley Resorts, Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337), 435-645-6522 or view the resort's website.


About World Ski Awards
Launched in 2012 as the sister event to the World Travel Awards, World Ski Awards is the first ever global initiative to celebrate and reward excellence in the ski hospitality industry. World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. The World Travel Awards' annual program is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the travel and tourism industry. 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.