Levi Ski Resort has once again been voted as Finland's best ski resort in the international World Ski Awards in the country-specific ski resort category. This marks the third time Levi has received this prestigious recognition. Other top-class Finnish ski resorts, such as Ruka, Pyhä, Salla, Ylläs, and Iso-Syöte, were also in the competition.
The winners of the 11th annual World Ski Awards were announced on November 13, 2023. Levi Ski Resort's ongoing commitment to providing exceptional experiences to its visitors has led to this significant achievement.
"It is a great honor to be chosen as Finland's best ski resort once again, especially since this choice is based on the voices of our customers. Satisfied customers are the cornerstone of our operation, and we constantly strive to improve our services based on their feedback. We have significant investments coming up that will further enhance our customer-centric approach," stated Jouni Palosaari, CEO of Levi Ski Resort.
Levi Ski Resort's recent major investments include the Levi Glacier preserved snow slope project, featuring a new high-speed chairlift called the Levi Glacier Express, improved slope area, and updated LED lighting. Levi Glacier represents a commitment to snow reliability and an efficient preserved snow system. For several years, Levi Ski Resort has opened its alpine and cross-country skiing season in October, offering its customers a seven-month skiing and cross-country skiing season. Levi Ski Resort has more significant investments planned for the next year, which will improve its ability to serve both domestic and international visitors, as well as educational groups.
"Levi Ski Resort aims to provide its customers with the most unique alpine skiing and cross-country skiing experiences in Northern Europe. The resort is currently attracting a record number of visitors, and our investments in maintaining and developing conditions and services, from daily slope maintenance to major development projects, are the cornerstones of its appeal," commented Marko Mustonen, Commercial Director of Levi Ski Resort.
The World Ski Awards is a globally recognized accolade in the ski tourism industry, supported by the international skiing community. Winning a World Ski Awards prize is a significant achievement in the international ski resort sector. Established in 2013, the World Ski Awards aims to elevate the standards of skiing and the industry by honoring leading organizations in the field.
You can view the complete list of winners in other categories here.
Leevilandia, a top destination for children and beginners in the South Slopes, has undergone a fantastic transformation with many new additions.
Oy Levi Ski Resort Ltd will start the construction of a state-of-the-art Doppelmayer D-Line chairlift at Northeast Slopes in May. The six-seater Levi Six chairlift is a highly anticipated addition to the ski resort's lift offerings and will be operational in October 2024.
Levi Ski Resort was awarded as the Ski Resort of the Year at the spring meeting of the Finnish Ski Area Association on Thursday, May 4th, in Himos. The judging panel particularly recognized Levi's ability to listen to the wishes of skiers and snowboarders and respond to them enthusiastically. The panel also appreciated Levi's long-term development work. The international snow sport instructors' Interski Congress held in Levi was also recognized as the Achievement of the Year at the same event.