Portugal awarded again Europe´s Leading Destination in the World Travel Awards

03 Nov 2020

Portugal awarded again Europe´s Leading Destination in the World Travel Awards

Instead of the traditional gathering, the 27th edition of the European Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards for 2020 was a virtual meeting because of the pandemic and took place last November 2nd.

Portugal won 27 European awards, including the award of  "Europe's Leading Destination 2020", for the fourth time in a row. Madeira Islands, for the fifth time in a row, won the award of "Europe's Leading Island Destination 2020" and the Algarve also for the third time in a row won the award of "Europe's Leading Beach Destination 2020".

Azores won the "Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2020" award, Porto won "Europe's Leading City Break Destination 2020", Lisbon won "Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 2020" and Turismo de Lisboa was awarded "Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 2020".

Created in 1993, the World Travel Awards recognition the work done in the area of the tourist industry worldwide in order to stimulate competitiveness and quality in tourism. The nominees are selected on a worldwide scale by thousands of industry sector professionals who choose their favorites every year.

These were the 27 awards attributed to Portugal:
Europe's Leading Destination 2020 - Portugal
Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2020 - Azores Islands
Europe's Leading Beach Destination 2020 - Algarve
Europe's Leading City Break Destination 2020 - Porto
Europe's Leading Island Destination 2020 - Madeira Islands
Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 2020 - Turismo de Lisboa
Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 2020 - Lisbon

Europe's Leading Cruise Port 2020 - Lisbon Cruise Port
Europe's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 2020 - Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark)
Europe's Responsible Tourism Award 2020 - Dark Sky Alqueva
Europe's Leading Tourism Development Project 2020 - Dark Sky Alqueva

Europe's Leading Airline to Africa 2020 - TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to South America 2020 - TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Inflight Magazine 2020 - Up Magazine (TAP Air Portugal)

Europe's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2020 - Pestana Porto Santo All Inclusive Beach & Spa Resort
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 2020 - Sublime Comporta
Europe's Leading Design Hotel 2020 - 1908 Lisboa Hotel
Europe's Leading Island Resort 2020 - Vila Baleira Resort
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2020 - Pestana CR7 Lisboa, Lifestyle Hotel
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Resort 2020 - Conrad Algarve
Europe's Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel 2020 - Valverde Hotel
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 2020 - Belmond Reid's Palace
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort & Villas 2020 - Dunas Douradas Beach Club SA
Europe's Leading Wine Region Hotel 2020 - L'AND Vineyards
Europe's Most Romantic Resort 2020 - Monte Santo Resort
Europe's Leading Hotel Management Company 2020 - Amazing Evolution Management
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Operator 2020 - Amazing Evolution Management

More information at www.worldtravelawards.com/winners/2020/europe

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