Portugal was elected, for the second consecutive time, “Best Destination in the world” at the World Travel Awards.
Lisbon is the “best destination for City Break” and Madeira “the best island destination”. In all, the country wins six prizes in various categories.
The recognition of Lisbon as the best world destination for City Break “is the result of the growing prestige of the city and the investment in the requalification of the heritage, the availability of new equipment and the enrichment of the cultural and gastronomic offer. “That benefit those who visit the Portuguese capital and work or live in it “said the mayor of the capital.
The World Travel Awards were created in 1993. Voting is carried out by the general public and more than 200,000 tourism professionals from 160 countries.