World Travel Awards: Portugal receives 30 awards at this year's edition
The winners of the European edition of the World Travel Awards 2022 were announced. Portugal collected three dozen awards, with emphasis on the distinction of Best European Destination. The Algarve was voted Best Beach Destination, Porto stood out as Best City Destination and Lisbon as Best City Break Destination.
The ceremony of the 29th European edition of these prestigious international awards was held on Saturday night on the Spanish island of Mallorca and precedes the world grand final in November. Portugal won 30 awards, including Best Destination in Europe.
Lisbon won four awards: Best Metropolitan Destination by the Sea, Best City Break Destination and Best Cruise Destination, to which the Port of Lisbon was awarded the prize for Best Cruise Port in Europe.
Porto stood out as the Best City Destination and the Algarve was elected the Best Beach Destination.
The World Travel Awards are considered the "Oscars" of tourism and are the result of an online vote, in which the general public and thousands of tourism and travel professionals worldwide participated.
Click here to see the full list of winners of the European edition of the World Travel Awards 2022.