The winners of Scandinavian Outdoor Award for TRAVEL (SOA TRAVEL) selected by a jury of German tour operators and travel trade professionals before ITB in Berlin at 5. March 2019.
Visit Fyn
Jury Motivation:
The island of Fyn in the very heart of Denmark has presented a wide range of outdoor activities with a professional application. The jury has been positively surprised by the variety of experiences within the region. The infrastructure and also the energy of all players in the area present a vivid base for to widen the traditional season and attract more groups to the destination.
Wildnisdorf Solberget
Jury Motivation:
The Team at Wildnisdorf Solberget presented a complete concept of sustainable tourism experience with a high level of loyalty & fairness to their partners and guests. The jury recognizes their outstanding engagement within the region and the profound understanding of communication.
Kalle's Inn
Jury Motivation:
The jury acknowledges the strong effort to invest in the expansion of a tradition place with a new product offer to fully experience nature and lights in the heart of Finland's UNESCO World Natural Heritage Kvarken Archipelago.
Harriniva Hotels & Safari
Jury Motivation:
The family held resort is looking back on a long history within their region. The team has managed to develop remarkable outdoor experiences in a sustainable and year round concept.
Western Lakeland Finland
Jury Motivation:
The jury was delighted by the level of cooperation and teamwork in the effort to developing the common region. Each partner in Western Lakeland contributes to ambitious project goals and a shared vision. Worth mentioning are trainings and seminars for contributing entrepreneurs as well as jointly developed packages for selected target groups.
Icebug Xperience West Coast Trail
Jury Motivation:
The makers of the Icebug Xperience running event in West Sweden succeeded to create a festival which combines a challenging running competition with the traversing of the typical landscape in this coastal region. This attracts running enthusiasts from many countries to enjoy nature, food and lifestyle in the home of the footwear brand.
Photos: Thomas Rathay