Alpine tourism accounts for around 375 million paid-for and 150 million unpaid nights and therefore can be counted among the most intensive tourism regions in the world. Even more important is the high-quality and sustainable development of this living and recreational area of the Alps.
Through theALPS Award 2015 powered by AlpNet, outstanding achievements in alpine tourism based on the central theme of cycling/biking in Alpine tourism are to be recognized.
The winner of theALPS Award 2015 powered by AlpNet is:
Sellaronda MTB Tour / Hero
During the international event for tourism specialists theALPS, an expert jury under the chairmanship of Hubert Siller (Management Center Innsbruck/MCI Tourismus) chose the Sellaronda Mountain-Bike-Tour, with its top event the “Sellaronda Hero”, as the best on offer in the Alps and as winner of the coveted theALPS Award 2015. The project triumphed over four other nominations; graubündenBIKE (Graubünden/CH), Mythos Ötztaler Radmarathon (Tirol/AT), (Südtirol, Trentino, Veneto/IT), Val di Sole Bike Land: the land of bikers (Trentino/IT) and Verbier Bikepark (Wallis/CH).