World Travel Awards 2023: Portugal voted again as the best tourist destination in Europe

In the spotlight the Algarve was the winner of the Best Beach Destination in Europe, Lisbon was considered the Best City Destination in Europe, the city of Porto was distinguished as the Best European Destination for Urban Getaways, Madeira was the Best Island Destination in Europe and the Paiva Walkways,          in Arouca (Aveiro district), as Best Adventure Tourism Attraction.

In addition to the distinctions for cities and regions, the airline TAP won in the categories of Best European Airline for Africa and South America, the Port of Lisbon was the Best Cruise Port and DouroAzul won in the category of Best River Cruise Company.

There were also distinctions for several hotel establishments, including the Monte Santo resort in Carvoeiro, Algarve, such as the most romantic resort, the Pestana Porto Santo All-Inclusive, in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, which won in the Best Inclusive Resort category, and the Verride Palácio Santa Catarina,  in Lisbon, which won Best Boutique Hotel.

The full list of winners of the World Travel Awards Europe can be seen                                                             where there are also lists of national winners, organized by country. And here below we have the list of all the categories won by Portugal 

List of awards won by Portugal in the "Europe" 2023 c

Best destination in Europe: Portugal
Best Beach Destination: Algarve
Best City Destination: Lisbon
Best City Break Destination: Porto
Best Island Destination: Madeira
Best Landmark Hotel: Bairro Alto Hotel
Best Lifestyle Resort: Vale do Lobo
Best Luxury Boutique Hotel: Valverde Hotel
Best Resort Accommodations: Dunas Douradas Beach Club
Best River Cruise Company: DouroAzul
Best Sports Resort: Cascata Wellness Resort
Best Villa Resort: Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort
Best Hotel in the Wine Region: L'AND Vineyards
Most Romantic Resort: Estancia Monte Santo
Europe Award for Responsible Tourism: Dark Sky Alqueva
All-inclusive resort: Pestana Porto Santo All Inclusive, Portugal
Luxury business hotel: Pestana Palace Lisboa
Design Hotel: Pestana Cidadela Cascais
Best New Tourist Attraction:  Lisbon Earthquake Museum
Best Adventure Tourist Destination: Paiva Walkways
Best Airline to Africa: TAP
Best Airline to South America: TAP
Best Boutique Hotel in Europe: Varride Palácio Santa Catarina
Best Cruise Port: Lisbon

Best Beach Resort in Portugal 2023 Pestana Alvor South Beach
Best Boutique Hotel in Portugal 2023 The Yeatman
The Leading Boutique Resort in Portugal 2023 Herdade dos Delgados
Leading Business Hotel in Portugal 2023 Pestana Palace Lisbon
Leading Car Rental Company in Portugal 2023 Europcar
Best City Hotel in Portugal 2023 InterContinental Lisbon
Leading conference hotel in Portugal 2023 EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel
Best Design Hotel in Portugal 2023 Pestana Cidadela Cascais
Leading destination management company in Portugal 2023 Abreu DMC Portugal
The Leading Family Resort in Portugal 2023 Cascata Wellness Resort
Best Green Hotel in Portugal 2023 Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa
Leading Hotel in Portugal 2023 Conrado Algarve
The Leading Hotel Residences in Portugal 2023 Monte Santo Resort
Leading Hotel Suite in Portugal 2023 Penthouse Infinity @ Conrad Algarve
Best Lifestyle Hotel in Portugal 2023 1908 Lisboa Hotel
Best Luxury Hotel in Portugal 2023 Palace of Savoy
Leading Online Travel Agency in Portugal 2023 Abreu Express
Portugal's Leading Resort 2023 Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa
The Best Serviced Apartments in Portugal 2023 Pine Hills Vilamoura
Leading Tour Operator in Portugal 2023 ecoTravel Portugal
Leading Travel Agency in Portugal 2023 Abreu Agency
Leading Travel Management Company in Portugal 2023 FCM Viagens - Portugal
The Leading Villa Resort in Portugal 2023 Dunas Douradas Beach Club