Portugal was voted the best European tourist destination for the second consecutive year by the World Travel Awards. This distinction was first awarded to the country in 2017 and is renewed in 2018.
In total, Portugal received 36 prizes. In addition to the Best European Destination award, Madeira was awarded the Best Insular Destination award and Lisbon was voted the Best European Destination in Europe and Best Cruise Port.
Turismo de Portugal has once again been recognized as the best official European tourism body.
The World Travel Awards began to be awarded in 1993, recognizing the work developed in the area of the tourist industry at a global level, in order to stimulate the competitiveness and quality of Tourism.
The selection of nominees is performed worldwide by thousands of industry professionals, who each year choose their favorites.