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Portugal Shines at Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 of World Travel Awards 2018

Portugal Shines at Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 of World Travel Awards  2018

Portugal Shines at Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 of World Travel Awards 2018

Portugal was shining as it won 16 awards during the ceremony

The 25th edition of the Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 of World Travel Awards took place in Lisbon, Portugal on the 1st of December.  An entity who serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. The selection of the nominees is done on a global scale by the public and more than 200 thousand professionals from the tourism sector in 163 countries.

Portugal has proven that is booming tourism is paying-off, after sweeping an array of awards at this year’s awards ceremony. In a statement from Portugal’s Secretary of State for Tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, said shewas “extremely proud to receive this distinction again”.
Portugal was elected for the second consecutive time World’s Leading Destination. “Being world champions in tourism for the second consecutive year is a sign of Portugal’s ability to affirm internationally, thanks to the work of all Portuguese. Portugal is indeed a must-see destination. This is, above all, an award for all the Portuguese”, she commented.

Throughout the event Portugal was awarded in 16 distinct categories:

  1. World's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 2018
    Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
  2. World's Leading Airline to Africa 2018
    TAP Air Portugal
  3. World's Leading Airline to South America 2018
    TAP Air Portugal
  4. World's Leading Boutique Hotel Operator 2018
    Amazing Evolution Management
  5. World's Leading City Break Destination 2018
    Lisbon, Portugal
  6. World's Leading City Destination 2018
    Lisbon, Portugal
  7. World's Leading City Hotel 2018
    Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, Portugal
  8. World's Leading Classic Hotel 2018
    Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel, Portugal
  9. World's Leading Conservation Company 2018
    Parques de Sintra - Monte da Lua, Portugal
  10. World's Leading Design Hotel 2018
    The Vine Hotel, Portugal
  11. World's Leading Destination 2018
  12. World's Leading Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant 2018
    Vila Joya Hotel Restaurant @ Vila Joya, Portugal
  13. World's Leading Inflight Magazine 2018
    Up Magazine (TAP Air Portugal)
  14. World's Leading Island Destination 2018
    Madeira Islands
  15. World's Leading Luxury Leisure Resort 2018
    Conrad Algarve, Portugal
  16. World's Leading Tourist Board 2018
    Turismo de Portugal
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