Sunshine Village up for top honour August 26, 2013 Vote for Sunshine Village in the first ever World Ski Awards The World Ski Awards have unveiled the finalists for the top ski resorts around the globe and Sunshine Village is up for title of Best Ski Resort in Canada. Backed by the World Travel Awards and sponsored by National Geographic Traveller, Newsweek and CNBC, voting opens to the public on Monday, August 26th. The World Ski Awards is the first ever program to acknowledge and reward the finest brands in the global ski hospitality industry. The exclusive awards program features four categories: best ski resort, best hotel, best boutique hotel and best chalet in the top 20 ski nations. Votes can be made by ski enthusiasts and consumers, in addition to travel and tourism industry professionals and are submitted online at the World Ski Awards website. The winners of each national category will go head-to-head with the winners of the other countries before the unveiling of the World Winners. Launched in 2012, the World Ski Awards aim to drive up standards within the ski industry by rewarding the organizations that are leaders in their field. An estimated 400 million skier visits will take place in 2013 to the 2,000 ski resorts that are shaping the future of this dynamic industry. To make your voice heard, visit www.worldskiawards.com, and vote for Sunshine Village as your favourite ski resort. Winners will be announced at the World Ski Awards ceremony on November 16th in Kitzbuhel, Austria.