Portugal Shines Once Again at World Travel Awards
“Considered the Oscars of Tourism, the WTA (World Travel Awards), Portugal takes home 30 awards, including Best Destination in the European edition of the World Travel Awards”
The winners of the European edition of the World Travel Awards 2022 have already been announced.
Portugal won 30 awards, with emphasis on the distinction of Best European Destination. The Algarve was elected the Best Beach Destination, Porto stood out as the Best City Destination and Lisbon as the Best City Break Destination.
The ceremony for the 29th European edition of these prestigious international awards took place this past Saturday night on the Spanish island of Mallorca, which precedes the grand finale in November. Portugal won 30 awards, including Best Destination in Europe.
Lisbon won four awards: Best Metropolitan Seaside Destination, Best City Break Destination and Best Cruise Destination, to which the Port of Lisbon was awarded the award for Best Cruise Port in Europe. But in the capital, there are also winning hotels such as the 1908 Lisboa Hotel (Best Design Hotel) and the Valverde Hotel (Best Luxury Boutique Hotel).
Porto stood out as the Best City Destination and the Algarve was elected the Best Beach Destination.
In the region there are also several award-winning hotels and resorts to be mentioned. In this European edition of the World Travel Awards 2022, the Azores were considered the Best Adventure Tourism Destination and the Paiva Walkways, the Best Tourist Attraction and Best Adventure Tourism Attraction. The Responsible Tourism award was given to the Dark Sky Alqueva project.
References are also made, in the extensive list of winners, to TAP, which won two awards, and to the company Amazing Evolution, with a portfolio of more than a dozen accommodation units in Portugal, which won the awards for Best Hotel Management and Best Boutique Hotel Operator.
The World Travel Awards are considered the “Oscars” of tourism and are the result of an online vote, in which the general public and thousands of tourism and travel professionals on a global scale participated.
The gala for the awarding of the world tourism “Oscars” is scheduled for November 11, in Oman.
It is recalled that, in 2021, Portugal had already won more than two dozen awards in the European edition of the World Travel Awards.
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