The 2009 edition of the World Travel Awards recently took place on October 17th and all the winners were reveiled during a regional ceremony at the luxurious Marriot Praia D’El Rey. These awards include top destinations, hotels, airlines and travel.
This year there were thousands of votes by travel professionals from 183,000 travel agencies, tour and transport companies in over 160 countries.
One of the lucky winners was the city of Lisbon, chosen as Europe’s Leading Destination. The Portuguese city also won as Best City Break and Leading Cruise Destination. On the same note, Portugal was awarded for Best Golf Resort to Marriott Praia D’El Rei in Obidos and Best Boutique Resort to Algarve’s Vila Joya.
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