July 4, 2018
Portugal won 23 awards – World Travel Awards
Portugal was voted for the second consecutive year the Best European Destination for travelers at the 25the World Travel Awards (WTA).
Lisbon was voted the Best City Destination in Europe for the third consecutive year and for Best European Cruise Port with 521,000 passengers disembarking in Lisbon in 2017 and more expected this year. Madeira was awarded Best European Island Destination.
Winner of Europe’s Leading Design Hotel 2018 went to Lisboa 1908 Hotel, while the winner of Europe’s Leading Family Resort 2018 went to Ria Park Hotel in the Algarve. Passadiços do Paiva won Europe’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction and Europe’s Leading Tourism Development Project.
Portugal’s Tourism Bureau (Turismo de Portugal) was once again voted the Best Official European Tourism Organization. In total, Portugal won 23 awards.
World Travel Awards distinguishes and rewards excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Winners are selected through an online poll involving consumers from the general public and thousands of professionals from the tourism and travel industry worldwide.
See the entire list:
Portugal’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2018 Quinta da Bela Vista Madeira Hotel Portugal’s Leading Business Hotel 2018 Pestana Palace Lisboa Portugal’s Leading Car Rental Company 2018 Europcar Portugal’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 Ria Park Hotel Portugal’s Leading Design Hotel 2018 1908 Lisboa Hotel Portugal’s Leading Destination Management Company 2018 Abreu DMC Portugal Portugal’s Leading Family Resort 2018 Hotel Quinta do Lago Portugal’s Leading Green Hotel 2018 Galo Resort Madeira Portugal’s Leading Hotel 2018 Belmond Reid’s Palace Portugal’s Leading Hotel Residences 2018 Monte Santo Resort Portugal’s Leading Hotel Suite 2018 Presidential Suite @ Belmond Reid’s Palace Portugal’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2018 1908 Lisboa Hotel Portugal’s Leading Resort 2018 Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa Portugal’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2018 Altis Suites Portugal’s Leading Villa Resort 2018 Sublime Comporta