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Deer Valley Resort Secures Coveted Title as the #1 Ski Resort in the World by Travel + Leisure

Deer Valley Resort Secures Coveted Title as the #1 Ski Resort in the World by Travel + Leisure

DEER VALLEY RESORT; PARK CITY, UTAH, October 13, 2023 — Deer Valley Resort proudly announces its recent recognition as the #1 Ski Resort in the World by Travel + Leisure. The renowned travel publication, in its annual list of the "20 Best Ski Resorts Around the World," has distinguished Deer Valley as the top destination for skiing enthusiasts globally.

The editors and contributors at Travel + Leisure curated a comprehensive list of exceptional ski resorts, showcasing Deer Valley, Utah, at the pinnacle. With an average snowfall of 236 inches and boasting 103 runs, Deer Valley stands out as a haven for skiers seeking pristine conditions and a variety of terrains.

Nina Ruggiero, T+L's digital editorial director, expressed admiration for Deer Valley's unique appeal. "If you're a skier, you'll appreciate that Deer Valley doesn't allow snowboarders," she noted. "Think powder that stays fresh longer, less crowded slopes, and an overall great environment for skiers of all levels."

Deer Valley is not only celebrated for its superb skiing conditions but also for its luxurious amenities. The resort features high-end restaurants, including the renowned seafood spot Cast & Cut and the upscale steakhouse, The Mariposa. The world-class ski instructors at Deer Valley are recognized as some of the best in the country.

"We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition from Travel + Leisure," said Susie English, Vice President of Marketing at Deer Valley Resort. "It reflects our commitment to providing an exceptional skiing experience and the dedication of our team to maintaining the highest standards of service."

Deer Valley Resort invites skiing enthusiasts and travelers to experience the unmatched charm and quality that have earned it the title of the #1 Ski Resort in the World.

In a noteworthy update initially announced in August 2023, Deer Valley Resort is recently introduced their 'Expanded Excellence™' initiative. This visionary collection of projects, deeply rooted in the resort's rich history and guided by boundless possibilities, has been meticulously and thoughtfully designed to enhance the Deer Valley experience for future generations.

From the exploration of the significant terrain expansion, anchored by the new village and portal, to the transformation of the Snow Park base area and the revitalization of existing facilities, Expanded Excellence™ underscores the resort's commitment to building on its legacy. These projects reflect the resort's dedication to providing guests with an exceptional mountain resort experience, maintaining a focus on quality and embracing new opportunities.

An Expanded Excellence™ photo gallery, including images of the terrain expansion and renderings of the new base area, is available here: All maps and images: Copyright © 2023 Deer Valley Resort Company. All rights reserved.

For more information about Deer Valley’s Expanded Excellence™, please visit the resort’s website for additional assets, timelines, and information on the overall future of Deer Valley Resort:, or contact resort Senior Communications Manager Christine Spinkston at 435-645-6531.

For a comprehensive overview of Deer Valley Resort’s year-round features, offerings, and amenities, please visit



About Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley Resort located in Park City, Utah, revolutionized the ski industry by providing the first-class service one would receive at a five-star hotel. The ski-only resort currently offers 21 chairlifts, 103 ski runs, six bowls, 300 annual inches of powder, 2,026 acres of alpine skiing, limited lift ticket sales, numerous restaurants, three elegant day lodges, hundreds of luxury accommodations and a renowned Ski School and Children’s Center. In August 2023, Deer Valley made a significant announcement regarding its major terrain expansion, which will extend the skiable area to a total of 5,726 acres. Deer Valley is honored to be ranked as the United States’ Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Awards for 10 consecutive years