Kiroro Resort is pleased and excited to announce that, The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido, has been awarded the title of ‘Japan’s Best Ski Hotel’ at the World Ski Awards 2020 for the first time.
The World Ski Awards are the most prestigious and recognisable awards in the ski tourism industry, and are regarded as the ‘Oscars’ of ski travel. Launched in 2013, the World Ski Awards aim to drive up standards within the ski industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their field. The Awards cover an extensive variety of categories such as Best Ski Resort, Best Ski Hotel, Best Ski Boutique Hotel and Best Ski Chalet for each of the world’s top 25 ski tourism nations.
In June this year, The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido, received a nomination in the category of ‘Japan’s Best Ski Hotel’, shortlisted against 15 other internationally renowned hotels within Japan, including many in Nagano and Niseko. The general public were invited to vote online from June to September and over 2.1 million voters took part in the vote.
Kiroro Resort is proud to share that The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido, has been voted as the winner of this Award. Hirofumi Watanabe, Hotel General Manager of Kiroro Resort Holdings expressed his excitement and gratitude towards the voters.
“This year marks 29 years since the opening of Kiroro Resort, we are grateful to see the support from our fans and travelers across the industry has been so strong, especially during these tough times,” he said. “It gives us a great motivation to continue our great work with passion in the future. Besides, it is also fantastic to see the great work of our staff recognized. We are committed to providing excellent stay and ski experiences to our guests in coming seasons and although international borders are still closed, we hope this award will boost confidence for travelers and remind them that Kiroro is the best powder ski resort to visit in Japan.”
Please see the award winning announcement video here.
We would like to say thanks once again to our supporters and voters.