Ski Independence win Best Specialist Operator at the 2012 World Snow Awards

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The inaugural World Snow Awards 2012 took place at Earls Court, London on Friday November the 2nd to recognise excellence in the ski and snowboard industry. Ski Independence have been chosen as winners of the Best Specialist Operator category.

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Gareth Pilkington commented "It’s been an honour for Ski Independence to receive this award and it’s testament to the hard work and commitment of our team”

The Best Specialist Operator category contained seven well known specialist ski holiday brands and the organisers noted prior to voting that ‘Ski Independence are a leading tailor-made operator that consistently receives massively positive feedback’.

The panel of 18 judges contained some legendary figures in the UK snowsports industry, including BBC presenter and former Olympic skier Graham Bell, his fellow Olympian and brother Martin Bell, Henry Druce, editor of the Daily Mail Ski & Snowboard Magazine, Ski Sunday presenter Ed Leigh and Warren Smith of the Warren Smith Ski Academy.

At the ceremony, the awards host was snowboarder and comedian Marcus Brigstocke and he presented the award to Ski Independence Sales Manager Gareth Pilkington and Marketing Manager Vicky Lavender.

Marcus Brigstocke commented ‘It’s been a great night here at Earls Court with the industry celebrating these inaugural awards. It’s important to celebrate excellence in an industry which is full of such energy and promise”.

Gareth Pilkington commented "It’s been an honour for Ski Independence to receive this award and it’s testament to the hard work and commitment of our team”.

Ski Independence offer tailor-made ski holidays to the very best hotels, apartments and condos in the USA, Canada, Japan, France, Switzerland and Austria.

Website: http://www.ski-i.com / Reservations: 0131 243 8097

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