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2018/05/14

Lisbon wins Global Traveler award for Best Leisure Destination in Europe


Global Traveler, the only monthly magazine for business and leisure luxury travelers, announces the winners of its sixth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards at a cocktail reception in Los Angeles this evening, including that Lisbon, Portugal has been named Best LeisureDestination in Europe.

Portugal has been enjoying a recent slate of global recognitions recently.  Earlier this year, it was named ‘Most Welcoming Country’ by InterNations’s annual Expatriate Insider Survey.

In December, Portugal was named World’s Leading Destination at the2017 World Travel Awards, the first European country to win the title.

Travelers are also voting for Portugal with their passports and travel plans. In 2017, the country welcomed a record 20 million visitors, with 685,000 originating in the USA, also a record high.



Source: Global Traveler Magazine

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