Tourism Oscars for Portugal and Algarve

With more than three dozen nominations, Portugal went the round of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe with six awards overall, who joins the still gained an extra level Mediterranean and seven nationally.

Algarve Car Hire | Toursim Oscars 2012The Algarve is the best beach destination in Europe and Portugal the best golf destination. They are two of the gala awards won in the European World Travel Awards, held Saturday night in the Algarve and even awarded with "Oscars" four hotels in the Algarve. In total, there are five more awards to Portugal than in the previous edition.

Among the winners Portuguese are still Martinhal Beach Sagres as best villa resort, the Golden Dunes Beach Club (between Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo) as best apartments and villa complex and the host of the gala, Conrad Algarve hotel Hilton's luxury universe that opened doors in late September, as best new resort.

At the ceremony, prizes were also awarded the national / regional level within the European continent. And here, a surprise: perhaps geocultural neighborhood, the Hotel Quinta do Lago was distinguished as the best in the Mediterranean area. At the national level - where they were pre-established European seven categories - the awards for the best of Portugal were also almost all to the Algarve, with the exception of the Bairro Alto Hotel (Lisbon); moreover, luck smiled at Ria Park Sheraton Algarve - Pine Cliffs, Le Méridien Penina (two awards), Hilton Vilamoura, Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa and, once again, to the Conrad Algarve.

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