Application for
Scandinavian Outdoor Award TRAVEL
Warm welcome to apply for
Scandinavian Outdoor Award TRAVEL 2019!

Picture: Jaakko Posti/Visit Finland
The application for one or up to four categories for SOA TRAVEL 2019 is very easy.

Please use the link below to enter the form. Fill in your information as detailed as you can and send us some high-res destination and/or outdoor pictures. Your information below (and any attachments) will be used for the jury as well as for abbreviated versions for www and print.

The registration fee is 500 € for destinations (DMO, DMC, projects, authorities), 250 € for companies (supplier, safari, accommodation etc.) and will be invoiced after registration.

Note that in addition to destinations also single tourism companies can apply (see the different categories below).

  • 22 February: Registration deadline
  • 4 March: Presentation of all nominees at
  • 5 March: Jury meeting in Berlin, presentations of all nominees
  • 6 March: Award Ceremony with Media Networking Happy Hour at ITB in Berlin

Categories SOA TRAVEL 2019
1. Best Outdoor Destination (region/infrastructure)
2. Best Eco Concept (sustainability)
3. Best Outdoor Entrepreneur
4. Best Outdoor Product for Individuals (activity/adventure/family)
5. Best Online Presence (website/social media/campaign)
6. Best Outdoor Event (co-operations/inspiration)
7. Best Development (vision/innovation/networking)

Rules: One destination/company can apply for up to 2 categories.
Application 2019
You are one of the leading tourism destinations in Northern Europe?
You are a destination management company or organization from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden?
Your destination OR company is offering outdoor activities, outdoor adventures, outdoor experiences, outdoor services and/or outdoor concepts?
You are engaged in eco tourism and responsible travel?

Then welcome to apply for this year's SOA TRAVEL (deadline is 22nd of February 2019):

Picture: Jaakko Posti/Visit Finland