Europe Nominees 2017


Europe nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
24th World Travel Awards for Europe entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2016 re-qualify automatically for the 2017 award*.

Voting opens on 6th March 2017 when all of the short-listed nominees for Europe 2017 will be announced.

Entries close on 28th February 2017.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Swiss International Air Lines
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France La Première
British Airways First
Lufthansa First Class
Europe's Leading Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Africa 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
British Airways
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
British Airways
Lufthansa
Europe's Leading Airline to North America 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
British Airways
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Europe's Leading Airline to South America 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airport 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Prishtina International Airport Adem Jashari
Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Airport Lounge 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways The Concorde Room @ London Heathrow Airport
Lufthansa First Class Lounges @ Frankfurt Airport
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse @ London Heathrow Airport
Europe's Leading Charter Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Condor
Thomas Cook Airlines
TUIfly
Europe's Leading Inflight Magazine 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
High Life (British Airways)
SWISS Magazine
Up Magazine (TAP Portugal)
Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
easyJet
Norwegian
Ryanair
Europe's Leading Private Jet Charter 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air Charter Service
NetJets Europe
Private Jet Charter
Europe's Leading Regional Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aegean Airlines
airberlin
Vueling Airlines

Car

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Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Europe's Leading Car Rental Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Europe's Leading Chauffeur Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Chauffeur
Hertz Chauffeur Drive
Sixt Limousine Service
Europe's Leading Luxury Car Rental Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Prestige
Europcar Prestige
Sixt Luxury Cars

Cruise

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Europe's Leading Cruise Line 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Norwegian Cruise Line
P&O Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Europe's Leading Cruise Port 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Port de Barcelona, Spain
Port of Marseille Fos, France
Porto de Lisboa, Portugal
Europe's Leading River Cruise Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
DouroAzul
Imperial River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Destination

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Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2017New for 2017
Europe's Leading Beach Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cannes, France
Sardinia, Italy
The Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Break Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bordeaux, France
Lyon, France
Porto, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dublin, Ireland
Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visit London
Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cannes, France
Lisbon, Portugal
Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon, Portugal
Porto, Portugal
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading Island Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Crete, Greece
Madeira Islands
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
London, England
Paris, France
Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ribeira do Porto, Portugal
The Eiffel Tower, France
Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland
Europe's Leading Tourist Board 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Atout France
Turismo de Portugal
VisitEngland

Ferry

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Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
DFDS Seaways
P&O Ferries
Stena Line

General

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Europe's Leading Tourism Development Project 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bydgoszcz Water, Industry and Craft Trail TeH2O
Costa Navarino, Greece
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark)
Europe's Responsible Tourism Award 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Costa Navarino, Greece
Norwegian Cruise Line
Virgin Atlantic Airways

Hotels & Resorts

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Europe's Leading Airport Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton London Heathrow Airport, England
Hyatt Regency Paris - Charles de Gaulle, France
Sofitel London Heathrow, England
Europe's Leading All Suite Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Astra Suites Santorini
Hotel Les Ottomans, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldemar Paradise Village, Rhodes, Greece
Club Med Da Balaia, Portugal
Pestana Porto Santo All Inclusive & Spa Beach Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Beach Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
AR Diamante Beach SPA Hotel & Convention Centre, Spain
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, France
Europe's Leading Beach Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, Spain
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bairro Alto Hotel, Portugal
Vila Joya, Portugal
Villa Galini at Porto Carras Grand Resort, Greece
Europe's Leading Boutique Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Choupana Hills Resort & Spa, Portugal
The Grand Hotel & Spa, York, England
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton Vienna
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Europe's Leading Casino Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Evian Resort, France
Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée, France
Lopesan Costa Meloneras, Spain
Europe's Leading City Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus, Turkey
Hilton Berlin, Germany
The Ritz Paris, France
Europe's Leading Conference Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, Italy
Hotel Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & SPA, Portugal
Europe's Leading Design Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altis Belém Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris, France
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Entertainment Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland® Hotel, France
Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi, Russia
Rixos Sungate, Turkey
Europe's Leading Family Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Leitlhof Dolomiten, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Gradonna Mountain Resort Châlets & Hotel, Austria
Hotel Kong Arthur, Denmark
Vigilius Mountain Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Hotel Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Hotel Management Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
HotelBrain
Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts
Oetker Collection
Europe's Leading Hotel Residences 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living, England
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Hotel Suite 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Penthouse Suite @ Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Roof Garden Suite @ Conrad Algarve, Portugal
The Katara Suite @ Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Italy
Europe's Leading Island Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Reid's Palace, Portugal
Choupana Hills Resort & Spa, Portugal
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bairro Alto Hotel, Portugal
Le Bristol Paris, France
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Leisure Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Mriya Resort & Spa
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris, France
Rixos Premium Göcek, Turkey
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Geinberg5 Private Spa Villas, Austria
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All Suite Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Columbia Beach Resort Pissouri, Cyprus
Vila Joya, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Concorde De Luxe Resort, Turkey
Hotel Dream Gran Castillo, Lanzarote
Mitsis Laguna Exclusive Resort & Spa , Greece
Europe's Leading Luxury Beach Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Jumeirah Bodrum Palace, Turkey
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Business Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France
Jumeirah Carlton Tower, England
Pestana Palace Lisbon, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury City Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona, Spain
Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Italy
Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Fuschlsee-Salzburg, Austria
Europe's Leading Luxury Family Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pestana Carlton Madeira, Madeira
The Peninsula Paris, France
Vila Vita Parc
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
The Royal Villa @ Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Vila Trevo @ Vila Vita Parc
Villa Aurora @ Forte Village Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Island Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy
Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz, Malta
San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Castel Monastero, Italy
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Italy
Europe's Leading MICE Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
AR Diamante Beach SPA Hotel & Convention Centre, Spain
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Hotel Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & SPA, Portugal
Europe's Leading New Hotel 2017Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Resort 2017Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Resort Villas 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Rixos Premium Göcek, Turkey
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Seafront Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Bay Palace, Greece
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
BridgeStreet
Citadines Apart'hotel
The Ascott Limited
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartments 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
El Palauet Living Barcelona, Spain
Fraser Suites Kensington, England
Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs-Elysées, France
Europe's Leading Sports Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort, Portugal
Evian Resort, France
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Theme Park Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Alton Towers Hotel, England
Disneyland® Hotel, Disney Land Paris, France
The Land of Legends Theme Park, Turkey
Europe's Leading Villa Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Portugal
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Most Romantic Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet's Paris, France
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal

Marketing

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Europe's Leading Marketing Campaign 2017New for 2017

Meetings & Conventions

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Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
ExCeL London, England
Fira Barcelona, Spain
Palais Des Congres De Paris, France

Personality

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Europe's Leading Travel Personality 2017New for 2017

Rail

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Europe's Leading Luxury Train 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Royal Scotsman
Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express
Venice Simplon Orient-Express

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Europe's Leading Cruise Travel Agent 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cruise.co.uk
The Cruise Line
Thomas Cook
Europe's Leading Destination Management Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kuoni Destination Management
Moloney & Kelly Travel
Oreva France
Europe's Leading Group Tour Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
H&H Touristik
PrimaTours
SELECT-Tours
Europe's Leading Incentive & Incoming Agency 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
DE&HA Tourism
Eurotours International
Michelangelo International Travel
Europe's Leading Online Travel Agency 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Booking.com
eDreams
Expedia
Europe's Leading Safari Tour Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Expert Africa
Imagine Travel
Yellow Zebra Safaris
Europe's Leading Tour Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kuoni
Thomas Cook
TUI Group
Europe's Leading Travel Agency 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Flight Centre UK
Thomson
Europe's Leading Travel Club 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
DreamTrips
The Globetrotters Club
The Travel Club
Europe's Leading Travel Management Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
American Express Global Business Travel
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
FCM Travel Solutions
Europe's Leading Wholesale Tour Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
BTO International
H&H Touristik
Travel Partner

Travel Technology

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Europe's Leading Ferry Website 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
P&O Ferries
Stena Line
The Travel Gateway Ltd (aferry.com)
Europe's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Availpro
Roiback - Backhotel
Simple Booking
Europe's Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus
ITA Software
Sabre Holdings
Europe's Leading Travel Technology Provider 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
BookLogic
DOTATO Hybrid System
Traveltek

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