Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director

Voting Now Open for World Ski Awards

Stein Eriksen Lodge is seeking its third straight title as World’s Best Ski Hotel.

PARK CITY, Utah (July 2016) — Stein’s is going for the three-peat. 

Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah’s premier ski destination, is in the running for its third straight year as World’s Best Ski Hotel, as decided by World Ski Awards. 

Voting is now open at Millions of votes were cast last year from 127 countries. Stein’s was named the best ski hotel in the U.S., and went on to beat 24 finalists to be crowned World’s Best Ski Hotel in 2014 and 2015.

More than 162 properties from around the world were vying for the coveted award. 

“Stein Eriksen Lodge was honored to once again carry the title of World's Best and United States’ Best Ski Hotel – and we’re prepared to defend that title again for our third straight year,” said Russ Olsen, CEO of Stein Eriksen Lodge. “As substantiated by our valued guests and industry peers, the lodge continues to uphold its long-held standing as the industry leader in ski hospitality.”

For the past three decades, Stein Eriksen Lodge, located mid-mountain at Deer Valley Resort, has established itself as one of the most highly respected mountain resort destinations in the world. 

In addition to the coveted Ski Oscars World's Best Ski Hotel award, Stein Eriksen Lodge maintains its distinction as Utah's only first and finest Forbes Five- Star and AAA Five Diamond resort. The Lodge also ranks highly as a World's Best Hotel from Travel + Leisure and from Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List and Top 40 Resorts in the Western U.S List. It has been named among Forbes Magazine's Top Ten Best Ski Resorts in North America, as well as earned top rankings from reader polls in SKI and Skiing magazines, Resorts & Great Hotels, Zagat, DiRoNA, Santé and Wine Spectator, among many others.

The World Ski Awards is part of the World Travel Awards, serving as “the Oscars of the travel industry” for the past 22 years. To learn more about the lodge's and Stein Eriksen's prestigious awards, please contact Jessica Turner at 435-604-2793 or Additional information about Stein Eriksen Lodge can be found at

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About Stein Eriksen Lodge            

The World’s Best Ski Hotel and Forbes Five Star Hotel, Stein Eriksen Lodge is one of America's premier resorts. One of the most accessible mountain destinations in North America and an official resort of Cadillac, the Lodge provides guests with the ultimate year-round luxury destination, offering world-class hospitality, accommodations, fine-dining, meeting facilities, spa services, recreation and luxury Cadillac car services. For more information, visit the Lodge’s website at or call 800-453-1302.


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.