Sinaia, a mountain resort some 140 km north of Bucharest, was named Romania’s Best Ski Resort 2019 at the World Ski Awards, an event held this past weekend in Kitzbuhel, Austria. It is the third consecutive year that Sinaia wins the award, Maria Floricică, manager of Sinaia Urban Transport, the local council company administering the ski domain of the resort, explained, according to Romania-Insider.com.
The other nominees from Romania for the 2019 title were Arena Platos Paltinis, Azuga, Poiana Brașov, Predeal, Ranca, Straja, Vatra Dornei, and Vidra Transalpina.
The Val Thorens resort in France was named the best ski resort in the world, while Laax, in Switzerland, took home the award for the best resort for freestyle winter sports. Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in the United States was named the best ski hotel of 2019.
In Bulgaria, Bansko was named the best ski resort.
The full list of the 2019 winners is available here.