The Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad (BDG) has really scooped up the awards at this year's Skiareatest Winter Awards and has been presented with the prize for the highest achiever of 2019.
On 17 May, the 24th ceremony for the 2018/19 Winter Awards took place in Tyrol. Gstaad received awards in seven categories, according to a press release from the BDG. In addition to being awarded the best achiever of the year 2019, Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad was awarded the Gold Pistengütesiegel (Slope Quality Seal), the International Pistengütesiegel for their toboggan runs and Gold for the best guest information system. Matthias In-Albon received the Cable Car of the Year award. The Pistenleitertrophy (Piste Leader Trophy) went to Walter Reichenbach and the architectural trophy to Elisabeth Wampfler from Jaggi Architektur & Innenarchitektur (Jaggi Architecture & Interior Design).
More details and reactions from the award winners will follow in the print issue in June.
Based on AvS/Blanca Burri
Translated by Justine Hewson