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World Travel Awards 2024: Portugal wins 31 awards at the European gala



Portugal won awards in 31 categories in the 31st edition of the World Travel Awards, for which the European Gala was held yesterday, in Berlin.

Madeira, Porto Santo, Lisbon, and Porto were voted European winners of the categories Leading Island Destination, Leading Beach Destination, Leading City Destination, and Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination, respectively.  

Braga won the Emerging Tourism Destination award, and the Azores were considered the Leading Adventure Tourism Destination. The Passadiços do Paiva were once again named the World's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction. TAP was considered Europe's Leading Airline to South America and Africa.  

The list of awards won by the country goes on, including those won by hotels, companies, and projects:

— Responsible Tourism Award: Dark Sky Alqueva 
— Leading Tourist Attraction: Dark Sky Alqueva
— Leading Tourism Development Project Passadiços do Mondego
— Leading Boutique Hotel Operator: Amazing Evolution
— Leading Hotel Management Company: Amazing Evolution
— Leading European Airline to North America: Azores Airlines
— Leading Regional Airline: SATA Air Azores
— Leading Tourist Board: Madeira Promotion Bureau
— Leading Resort Villas: Dunas Douradas
— Most Romantic Resort: Pousada Monasterio Amares
— Leading Luxury Hotel: Savoy Palace
— Leading Beach Hotel: Pestana Alvor Praia
— Leading Design Hotel: 1908 Lisboa Hotel
— Leading Lifestyle Hotel: W Algarve
— Leading City Family & Wellness Resort: Pestana Palace Lisbon
— Leading Lifestyle Resort: Conrad Algarve
— Leading Luxury All-Suite Resort: Wyndham Grand Algarve
— Leading Luxury Business Hotel: Pestana Palace Lisbon
— Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel: Valverde Hotel, Lisbon
— Leading Island Resort: Vila Baleira Resort
— Leading Sports Resort: Cascade Wellness Resort
— Leading Wine Region Hotel: L'AND Vineyards

Considered the "Oscars" of the tourism world, the World Travel Awards have been awarded by industry professionals worldwide since 1993, honouring the work done in the tourism industry with the aim of stimulating competitivity and the quality of tourism.​​​

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