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Portugal won the Best European Destination

  • view of two boats from Ribeira Oporto
    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

    Source: WTA