Eco-tourism prize to STF Abisko Mountain Station
Grand Travel Awards Eco-tourism prize goes to STF Abisko Mountain Station. The mountain station has successfully created new jobs, local development and export revenues of the northern lights and midnight sun.
The citation reads:
“From problem child to the best in class. By refining the northern lights and midnight sun, STF Abisko Mountain Station turned loss into profit. With delicious food with local produce, guided experiences and a winning hosting the mountain station Abisko is not only set on the map, but also Lapland and Sweden. On the plus side should also be noted new jobs and increased access for thousands of new visitors in one of Sweden’s oldest national parks. Congratulations Helena Runeberg, her representatives and all the fantastic staff who created the regional development of natural travel reasons! ”
– The Eco-tourism prize will be a great boost in our ongoing work with quality, environment and hospitality. It is of course great that our work is rewarded, but even more fun is that our mountain station can contribute to rural development. It is a work of dialogue and collaboration with the provincial government which administers the national park, Sámi who herd reindeer around the district and all entrepreneurs, says station manager Helena Runeberg.