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The Algarve won, for the third consecutive time and eighth in total, the title of “Best Beach Destination in Europe”. This award was presented at this year’s edition of the World Travel Awards, the most prestigious awards in the tourism and travel industry.
The beauty and landscape diversity that the region’s beaches offer along 200 km of coast, combined with the richness of the destination’s offer, once again won the preference of the main leaders of the tourism sector, who voted to reward the best European tourist offer. level. The Algarve was once again the winner in a list made up of other world-renowned beach destinations, such as Cannes (France), Corfu (Greece), Majorca (Spain), Marbella (Spain), Sardinia (Italy) and also Porto Santo.
“This award consolidates the perception of the differentiated quality of our destination’s offer compared to its main competitors”, says João Fernandes, president of Turismo do Algarve. “With the region’s natural beauties, the Algarve knew how to associate a set of experiences that transform the days of those traveling to this destination into surprising and exciting stays, and it is these value propositions that are being recognized and arousing a growing interest among the visitors. tourists,” he adds.
Despite the challenges that the tourism industry faced in 2020, this year’s edition of the World Travel Awards had a strong presence in terms of voting, revealing that the desire to travel and the interest in quality destinations continues to be strongly expressed.
The award for “Best Beach Destination in Europe” was awarded to the Algarve in the years of 2012 | 2013 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021.