There are 1001 reasons to visit Portugal, but on November 28th, the World Travel Awards gave us 12 more.

From Portugal being the World’s Leading Destination 2019 or Lisbon being the World’s Leading City Break Destination 2019, it is no longer a matter of deciding whether to visit Portugal or not…but when.

Here are the list of the awards received by Portugal this year:



1 - World's Leading Destination 2019: Portugal
2 - World's Leading City Break Destination 2019: Lisbon
3 - World's Leading Airline to Africa 2019: TAP Air Portugal
4 - World's Leading Airline to South America 2019: TAP Air Portugal
5 - World's Leading Inflight Magazine 2019: Up Magazine (TAP Air Portugal)
6 - World's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 2019: Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark)
7 - World's Leading Island Destination 2019: Madeira Islands
8 - World's Leading Tourist Board 2019: Turismo de Portugal
9 - World's Leading Boutique Hotel Operator 2019: Amazing Evolution Management
10 - World's Leading Classic Hotel 2019: Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel
11 - World's Leading Golf & Villa Resort 2019: Dunas Douradas Beach Club
12 - World's Leading Conservation Company 2019: Parques de Sintra - Monte da Lua