Portugal warded Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination (Tourism Oscares)

Portugal was nominated for the first time as ‘Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination’ at the World Travel Awards, in St. Petersburg (Russia).

Portugal won 30% of the prizes in the competition that has become known as the “Oscars of Tourism” and took 33 awards, 13 more it won last year.
At the awards ceremony, Portugal was praised for “it’s diversity of landscapes and welcoming spirit of the Portuguese people”, Portugal also won Europe’s leading cruise port (Lisbon), Europe’s leading island destination (Madeira), Europe’s leading beach destination (Algarve) and Europe’s leading tourist board (Turismo de Portugal).