13.12.18-Portugal is the pride of the Portuguese and the World! The World Travel Awards 2018 Grand Final took place for the first time in Portugal on 1st of December and for the second time, the host country was voted as the World's Leading Destination. 


Portugal and all the Portuguese are to be congratulated in the 25th edition of the World Travel Awards, which saw the highest number of prizes to date received by Portugal: 16! Apart from Portugal being voted Best Tourist Destination in the World, we find among, amongst the different awards, Lisbon being re-elected as "Best Destination City Break" worldwide, coupling this with the award for "Best Destination City". The capital was voted "Best destination city in Europe" last July and is now recognized worldwide. This is also the first time that Lisbon has received two world awards in the same year. 


The Footbridges of Paiva stand out as "Best Adventure Tourist Attraction in the World. The Parks of Sintra - Monte da Lua was chosen as the best conservation company. Madeira was elected as the best island destination in the world. TAP, Portugal’s national airline has won 3 awards: the best airline in the world flying to Africa and South Africa, and the best in-flight magazine, Up Magazine. Turismo de Portugal has been distinguished as the best Tourist Board in the world and the VisitPortugal website also credited with a distinction. 


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