Scandinavian Outdoor Award
TRAVEL
ICELAND | NORWAY | SWEDEN | FINLAND | DENMARK


SOA TRAVEL is awarded once a year to destinations and tourism companies and evaluates the performance of the previous seasons and showcases them to the DACH markets.

SOA TRAVEL honours the best ideas and development steps in Scandinavian Tourism.

The jury consists of some of the most important DACH tour operators and influencers with focus on Outdoor- and Adventure-Travel in Scandinavia.

Who is behind SOA TRAVEL?
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Categories SOA TRAVEL
Destination
Best Outdoor Destination
(region/infrastructure)
Sustainability
Best Sustainability Concept

Product
Best Outdoor Product for Individuals
(activity/adventure/family)
Transportation
Best Transportation (ferry/bus/train/airline)
Accommodation
Best Accommodation (hotel/cottage/apartment/tent/iglu)
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Benefits to participate in SOA TRAVEL
AWARENESS - VISIBILITY - COMMUNICATION in Central Europe

  • All nominations will be presented on scandinavianoutdooraward.net on 20th February 2024
  • SOA Travel will be communicated in 3 newsletters (Mandel, Nordic Marketing, Outdoor Active) to media in DACH, tour operaters and end consumers.
  • The official SOA TRAVEL Price Ceremony will be at ITB 5th of March 2024 in Berlin.
  • The official jury meeting will takes place on the 4th of March when all applications will be reviewed.
  • All SOA TRAVEL winners are authorized to carry the resp. Award title and will receive Logo, Jury statement, links and the Winner Certificate for international marketing.
  • All SOA TRAVEL winners will be presented in SOA Press Release which goes to over 600 media addresses within Travel/Sport/Outdoor/Lifestyle press in Germany/Austria/Switzerland
  • The first place winner in the "Destination" category will receive an extra prize from our partner Outdooractive.com, the leading technology provider for outdoor destinations and operator of the world's largest platform for outdoor tourism: "Destination Pro" technology package for one year (worth up to €4,000). An equivalent marketing package is available for existing Outdooractive technology customers.

Helpdesk: If you have any questions regarding your application process please send us an email to: contact@scandinavianoutdooraward.net
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SOA TRAVEL Partners
  • Scandinavian Outdoor Group
    SOA TRAVEL is presented in concept partnership with Scandinavian Outdoor Group. Please visit the website with more information on the origin SOA:
    scandinavianoutdooraward.com
    www.scandinavianoutdoorgroup.com
  • MANDEL
    MANDEL is a communication agency with focus on outdoor & travel in the German speaking markets and the Nordic regions.Mandel-media.com.
    www.mandel-consulting.com
  • NordicMarketing
    NordicMarketing is a tourism marketing agency specialized in Northern Europe. The agency consults destinations and service providers in Northern Europe in product development and marketing.
    www.nordicmarketing.de
  • Outdooractive
    The leading technology provider for outdoor destinations and operator of the world's largest platform for outdoor tourism.