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Portugal Wins Accolades At World Travel Awards

August 20, 2014 Accolades No Comments Email Email

unnamed (14)The picturesque nation of Portugal recently won 15 awards at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 held in Greece. Recipients of the awards were honored at a gala ceremony held at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece.

Amongst the prestigious awards accorded to Portugal was – Europe’s Leading Tourism Board to Turismo de Portugal.

Receiving the award on behalf of Turismo de Portugal was Ms. Maria João Pereira, Operations Manager (photograph attached).

The World Travel Award is the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards programme in the global travel and tourism industry. To be voted a World Travel Award winner is an accolade which many strive for but few achieve.

Hailed as ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, World Travel Awards celebrates its 21st anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade. The brand aims to celebrate those organizations that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence.

Other Portuguese private sector organizational winners were:

Name of the Award                                                   Award Winner

Europe’s Leading Airline to Africa                              TAP Portugal

Europe’s Leading Airline to South America                TAP Portugal

Europe’s Leading All Inclusive Resort                                    Pestana Porto Santo Beach Resort & Spa, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel                               Vila Joya, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Boutique Resort                             Choupana Hills Resort & Spa, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination                          Lisbon, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Cruise Port                                     Porto de Lisboa, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Design Hotel                                              The Vine Hotel, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Hotel Residences                           Pine Cliffs Residence, Albufeira, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Landmark Hotel                             Bairro Alto Hotel, Portugal

Europe’s Leading Luxury Resort                                            Conrad Algarve, Portugal

Europe’s Leading River Cruise Company                              DouroAzul

Europe’s Leading Villa Resort                                     Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel, Portugal

Europe’s Most Romantic Resort                                            Vila Vita Parc, Portugal

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