Japan’s border remains closed for general tourism, however, the recent trial with selected tour groups with tourists was a success.
The Vale Rusutsu has been awarded the World's Best New Ski Hotel 2021 in the 9th edition of the prestigious World Ski Awards on 17 January 2022, a global recognition among the world’s leading ski tourism and hospitality brands.
The results were based entirely on votes cast by ski industry professionals and public consumers, submitted through the World Ski Awards website.
The team here at NISADE want to thank all of you for voting and supporting us. We thank all of our guests, owners, suppliers, partners and staff for bringing the hotel and this dream of winning to life.
We also want to especially thank our project partner RUSUTSU RESORT (Kamori Kanko) who also regained its position as the 2021 Best Ski Resort in Japan after winning for three consecutive years between 2017 and 2019.
“NISADE is extremely proud to receive this award, as the years of hard work and dedication by all involved are now globally recognised. Special thanks to the committed design drive of Peter Hahn of Peter Hahn Associates and the precise construction by Nakayama Gumi, our latest project has earned its place in history. The Vale Rusutsu delivers a keynote addition to Rusutsu and our individual unit owners will be well rewarded with their investment. Our partnership with Kamori Kanko, the owners of Rusutsu Resort, ensured the success of the project and set the foundation for our ongoing developments at Rusutsu” says Jonathan Martin, founder and chairman of NISADE.
Project Director, Yi-Mei Lee added “Completing this project in these most difficult economic and supply chain times is truly vindicated with this award, the trueness of Japan, a country steeped in respect and loyalty was never more evident than seeing the whole project team going above and beyond, rising to meet every obstacle and thus guaranteeing The Vale Rusutsu was completed on time and on budget.”
This is not The Vale Rusutsu’s first accolade, and it certainly will not be the last—it was also awarded the Best Hotel Development in the Greater Niseko Region at the Property Guru Asia Property Awards in 2020. These awards only served to reinforce The Vale Rusutsu’s commitment to provide high-quality services and amenities to their guests and owners year-round.
Thank you and we hope to welcome you soon.
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