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Newsflash: And the Oscar goes to... Portugal!

In this year’s edition of the World Travel Awards, also known as the Oscars of Tourism, Portugal won the best tourism destination of the World! This is the first time ever that an European country has been awarded with this distinction. Portugal outpaced competitors such as Brazil, Greece, USA, Spain, Vietnam and the Maldives. In total, 17 countries were nominated for the award, Portugal making it into the list for having won, in September, Best European Destination. Altogether, our country gathered 6 awards, attributed by a committee consisting of the general public and of over 200 thousand professionals in tourism from over 160 nationalities.  Parques de Sintra, the only European NGO nominated won for the 5th time the category of...

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