FORortugal any and follows. The country brought home more than two hands full of awards at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA), known as ‘the Oscars of tourism’.
This edition of the WTA was marked by the number of awards that Portugal chose. In addition to the 21 national categories, Portugal won a total of 25 European awards, including “Best Adventure Tourism Destination” for the Autonomous Region of the Azores, “Best Beach Destination” for the Algarve, or “Best Destination” Insular “for the Autonomous Region of Madeira.
Added to this are the awards for the “Best Cruise Terminal” for the Cruise Terminal in Lisbon and the “Best Tourist Authority” for Tourism in Portugal. The Paiva Walkways also won two distinctions, the “Best Adventure Tourism Attraction” and the “Best Tourism Development Project”.
The awards called to Portugal are the result of an online voting, open to the public and tourism and travel professionals worldwide.
See, below, the list of winners in the national territory:
Europe’s leading adventure tourism destination: Azores
Europe’s leading adventure tourist attraction: Paiva’s walkways
Europe’s leading airline to Africa: TAP Air Portugal
Leading airline from Europe to South America: TAP Air Portugal
Europe’s leading all-inclusive resort: Club Med Da Balaia
Europe’s leading beach destination: Algarve, Portugal
Europe’s main cruise port: Lisbon cruise port, Portugal
Europe’s leading design hotel: 1908 Lisbon Hotel, Portugal
Best Resort in Europe Island: Saccharum, Portugal
Europe’s leading lifestyle hotel: Eyelash CR7 Lisbon, Portugal
Europe’s Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel: Valverde Hotel, Portugal
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Europe’s leading luxury hotels and villas: Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe’s Leading Luxury Lifestyle Resort: The Lake Spa Resort, Portugal
Europe’s Leading Luxury Resort and Villas: Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Europe’s leading sports resort: Cascade Wellness Resort
Europe’s leading tourism development project: Paiva’s walkways
Europe’s leading tourist attraction development project: 516 Arouca
Europe’s Leading Tourism Council: Portugal tourism
Europe’s Leading Villa Resort: Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort
Hotel in Europe’s leading wine region: L’AND Vineyards
Europe’s most romantic resort: Monte Santo Resort
Europe Responsible Tourism Award: Dark Sky Alqueva
Europe’s Leading Lifestyle Resort: Conrad Algarve
See on here as complete lists of awardees.
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