Portugal was voted “Best Destination of the World” at the 24th edition of The World Travel Awards – known as the “Tourism Oscars” – becoming the first European country to win this distinction.
Portugal – Best of the best …
Collecting six of the highest awards, Portugal defeated competitors such as Brazil, Greece, Maldives, USA, Morocco, Vietnam and Spain.
Lisbon won “World’s Leading City Break Destination”
Madeira Island won “World’s Leading Island Destination.”
World’s Leading Tourist Board (Turismo de Portugal);
World’s Leading Tourism Authority (Visit Portugal);
World’s Leading Conservation Company (Parques de Sintra);
World’s Leading Luxury Leisure Resort (Pine Cliffs Resort).0