Portugal is once again voted the best tourist destination in the world, Elected for the third time as the best tourist destination in the world. Portugal also brought back the awards for the best city break destination, awarded to Lisbon, and the best island destination in the world, awarded to Madeira.
The world's best tourist attraction in the adventure segment of the awards is also in Portuguese territory: the prize was awarded to the hiking trail, Passadiços do Paiva. In all, Portugal has won 13 "Oscars", including hotels, airlines and resorts. In the race to be the "best in the world", the country has won over names such as Brazil, Costa Rica, Greece, Jamaica, the Maldives and Sri Lanka.
The list of winners
Portugal - Best Destination in the World
Lisbon - Best City Break Destination
Madeira - Best Island Destination in the World
TAP - Best Airline to Africa
TAP - Best Airline to South America
Up Magazine - Best Airline Magazine
Passadiços do Paiva - Best Adventure Tourist Attraction
Turismo de Portugal - Best Tourism Organisation
Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel - Best Classic Hotel
Dunas Douradas (Golden Dunes) Beach Club - Best Golf & Villa Resort
Parques de Sintra - World's Best Conservation Company
Lisbon and Porto among the cities that will grow the most in 2020, In eDreams ODIGEO's annual study on travel trends in Europe, Lisbon and Porto are among the fastest growing cities in the coming year. Invicta appears in 5th place and Lisbon in 14th place, joint with Prague (Czech Republic), according to the Real Estate Daily.