Rukan Salonki winner of Finland’s Best Ski Chalet

Press Release 18 November, 2013

Rukan Salonki has won an internationally recognized World Ski Awards title for Finland’s Best Ski Chalet. World Ski Awards is an organization created to celebrate and reward excellence in ski tourism in different countries every year. – This award is an important recognition of the long-lasting work our family company has done for our region’s tourism. We have invested in unique customer experience, and we are continuously working to improve our services even further. Our customers truly appreciate what we have to offer: quality accommodation, locally grown food, and plentiful activities, but also the tranquillity of nature and our comprehensive devotion to well-being, says Marjo Määttä, Sales and Marketing Manager of Rukan Salonki.

World Travel Ski Awards winners are chosen by a voting system. The votes are cast by ski tourism professionals and consumers from all over the world. The first annual World Ski Awards is part of World Travel Awards, which has often been characterized as “the Oscars of the travel industry.” In Finland, awards were given in four categories: Finland’s Best Ski Resort, Best Ski Hotel, Best Ski Boutique Hotel, and Best Ski Chalet. The strength of the Ruka area was clearly shown in the results: in addition to Rukan Salonki, both Ruka Holiday Resort and Hotel Rantasipi Rukahovi were winners.

Hotel Iso-Syöte from Pudasjärvi was awarded Best Ski Boutique Hotel. The winners were revealed in a gala ceremony in Kitzbühel, Austria, on 16 November 2013.

More information from: Marjo Määttä, Rukan Salonki, tel. +358 40 564 0937,,,

Rukan Salonki is a Finnish family company which offers quality accommodation in lakeside chalets near Ruka Holiday Resort in Kuusamo. The resort’s first ski chalet was built in 1987. Today, Rukan Salonki is home to 14 high-quality chalets with a total of 200 beds. Our specialities include ice restaurant and ice sauna.

Rukan Salonki Ice Sauna