Niseko Village is pleased and honoured to be receiving two prestigious awards at the 6th Annual World Golf Awards, an established event serving to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and golf destinations.

The coveted “Japan’s Best Golf Course 2019” title was awarded to Niseko Village Golf Course for the fifth consecutive year beginning from 2015, and the title of “Japan’s Best Golf Hotel 2019” was previously awarded to Hilton Niseko Village in year 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018.

The World Golf Awards™ is part of World Travel Awards™, and is currently celebrating its 26th anniversary. Over the past six years, this award has created much excitement within golf tourism, seeing prestigious hotels and golf courses being nominated across more than 80 countries around the world. Voting criteria took everything into evaluation, from the location and convenience, to facilities and services. All the winners were announce based on the results of online voting by professionals within the industry – from senior executives and media professionals to travel buyers and operators to golf tourism consumers.

Niseko Village Golf Course and Hilton Niseko Village shared their thoughts on the awards as below;
Satoshi Maeda, Sales Manager, Niseko Village Golf Course
“I am very honoured that Niseko Village Golf Course has been awarded for the fifth time as Japan’s best golf course. I would like to thank all the players for choosing us and we will continue to improve the course condition to ensure a golf course of utmost quality. Niseko Village has been a popular choice for golf enthusiasts with an increase of players annually and we look forward to welcoming all golf enthusiasts to enjoy a world class golfing experience.”

Fabio Berto, General Manager, Hilton Niseko Village
“The team and I are humbly honoured to receive this prestigious award for the 5th time. Being re-confirmed as voters’ preferred choice is testament to the fact that Hilton Niseko Village is a top Golf Hotel within Japan. The great golf courses laid out by Niseko Village “Always in Season” combined with Hokkaido’s beautiful nature, its mild climate, the fresh and varied local food, make Niseko the perfect place where you can make the most of a playful and relaxing Golf vacation.
I’m looking forward to welcoming back our loyal players and to greet new ones in the 2020 Golf Green Season, from next spring.”

For more information on the World Golf Award, please visit the official website.

About Niseko Village

Nestled at the south base of 1308m Mount Niseko Annupuri, Niseko Village sits within the Niseko United ski area that accesses inter-linked ski resorts boasting a combined total of 2,191 acres of skiable terrain. Often compared to world-class ski resorts like Aspen in Colorado and Kutchan’s sister city, St. Moritz in Switzerland, Niseko Village comprises of eight exclusive Kasara Niseko Village Townhouse that redefines alpine living, Hilton Niseko Village – voted ‘Best Ski Resort Hotel in Japan’ by World Ski Awards 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, The Green Leaf Niseko Village, spa and onsen facilities, a dining and retail village hub, the Niseko Village skifield – renowned for its dry champagne powder at low-altitude, variety of sky terrains, the world-class Niseko Village Snow School and Kids School™ programmes. Hinode Hills Niseko Village, the highly anticipated all-suite hotel opens for arrivals on 1st December 2019.

In summer, the resort transforms into a popular destination with two high acclaimed golf courses, one designed by Arnold Palmer, an outdoor Pure at Niseko Village nature park and a host of active pursuits. Set in stunning landscapes of timeless beauty all year round, Niseko Village is always in season. Visit for reservations or to find out the latest happenings and events at Niseko Village.

About Hilton Niseko Village
Hilton Niseko Village is Japan’s premium all-in-one mountain resort all though the year. This 506 guest room hotel boasts a variety of restaurants and bars, an award winning spa, Onsen natural hot springs and fitness room for 24 hours, newly renovated Deluxe Family Room which can accommodate up to 4 persons in a room, and offers the premium mountain resort experience all thorough they year. Set at the foot of the Niseko Annupuri Mountain, in green season, outdoor activity such as Rafting, Biking, Hiking, and Mountain climbing are popular activities to enjoy great nature of Niseko. Hilton is also known as offering world-class skiing and snowboarding experience with a stunning natural backdrop and the world-famous deep pure powder snow in winter. Offering ski-in and ski-out access with manned Ski Valet Service for the best guest convenience. The Niseko Village gondola is adjacent to the hotel, bringing you to the top of the mountain in seven minutes. Please visit the hotel website for more information at and on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

About YTL Hotels
YTL Hotels owns and manages a prestigious collection of award-winning resorts, hotels, boutique experiences and Spa Villages with a hospitality footprint across Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, Australia, France and the United Kingdom, including Pangkor Laut Resort, voted the World’s Best Resort in 2003 by Condé Nast Traveller UK. The group also co-owns the Eastern and Oriental Express luxury train. The Gainsborough Bath Spa, the only hotel in Bath to be part of the Leading Hotels of the World’s collection of legendary hotels, was named in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveller Awards World Top 100. The portfolio also encompasses the ownership management of a number of Marriott properties in Australia and Kuala Lumpur as well as properties under the brand’s prestigious Autograph Collection banner. The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui is the latest addition to this partnership. Future plans include the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan which is set to complement YTL Hotels’ master plan for Niseko Village.

With each new experience that it presents, the company strives to embrace and highlight the natural essence of culture, character and tradition of its surroundings. YTL Hotels is the hospitality arm of YTL Corporation Berhad. Visit for more information and follow us on our social media platforms for #YTLTravels on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

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Jessica Yong
Director, Marketing & Communications
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Vanessa Han
Marketing Communications Manager
Niseko Village
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Yoko Koseki
Marketing Communications Manager
Hilton Niseko Village
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