Europe Nominees 2018


Europe nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
25th annual World Travel Awards for Europe entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2017 re-qualify automatically for the 2018 award*.

Voting opens on 12th March 2018 when all of the short-listed nominees for Europe 2018 will be announced.

Entries close on 4th March 2018.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
British Airways
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France La Première
British Airways First
Lufthansa First Class
Europe's Leading Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
TAP Portugal
Turkish Airlines
Europe's Leading Airline Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
British Airways
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Africa 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
Lufthansa
Europe's Leading Airline to North America 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
Lufthansa
Europe's Leading Airline to South America 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Portugal
Europe's Leading Airport 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Heathrow Airport, England
Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Airport Lounge 20182017 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 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Condor
Thomas Cook Airlines
TUIfly
Europe's Leading Inflight Magazine 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
High Life (British Airways)
Lufthansa Magazin
Up Magazine (TAP Portugal)
Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
easyJet
Norwegian
Ryanair
Europe's Leading Private Jet Charter 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air Charter Service
NetJets Europe
Private Jet Charter
Europe's Leading Regional Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aegean Airlines
flybe
Vueling Airlines

Attraction

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Europe's Leading Theme Park Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland Paris, France
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, England
PortAventura World, Spain

Car

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Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Europe's Leading Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Europe's Leading Chauffeur Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Chauffeur
Hertz Chauffeur Drive
Sixt Limousine Service
Europe's Leading Luxury Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Prestige
Europcar Prestige
Sixt Luxury Cars

Cruise

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Europe's Leading Cruise Line 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Norwegian Cruise Line
P&O Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Europe's Leading Cruise Port 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Port de Barcelona, Spain
Port of Southampton, England
Porto de Lisboa, Portugal
Europe's Leading Private Cruise Company 2018New for 2018
Europe's Leading River Cruise Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
DouroAzul
Imperial River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Destination

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Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2018New for 2018
Europe's Leading Beach Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Corfu, Greece
Majorca, Spain
The Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Break Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Geneva, Switzerland
Lisbon, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Madrid Destino
Visit London
VisitBerlin
Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Athens, Greece
Lisbon, Portugal
Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Greece
Portugal
Spain
Europe's Leading Island Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Canary Islands
Madeira Islands
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Athens, Greece
Barcelona, Spain
London, England
Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark)
Ribeira do Porto, Portugal
Spike Island, Ireland
Europe's Leading Tourist Board 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Instituto de Turismo de España (TURESPAÑA)
Turismo de Portugal
VisitEngland

Ferry

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Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Brittany Ferries
DFDS
P&O Ferries

General

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Europe's Responsible Tourism Award 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Costa Navarino, Greece
Norwegian Cruise Line
Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Hotels & Resorts

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Europe's Leading Airport Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands
Hilton London Heathrow Airport, England
Sofitel London Heathrow, England
Europe's Leading All Suite Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Astra Suites Santorini
Hotel Les Ottomans, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldemar Paradise Village, Rhodes, Greece
Club Med Da Balaia, Portugal
Pestana Porto Santo All Inclusive Beach & Spa Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Beach Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona, Spain
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Europe's Leading Beach Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bairro Alto Hotel, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
The Grand Hotel & Spa, York, England
Vila Joya, Portugal
Villa e Palazzo Aminta Hotel Beauty & Spa Stresa, Italy
Europe's Leading Business Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul, Turkey
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Casino Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée, France
Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains, Switzerland
Lopesan Costa Meloneras, Spain
Europe's Leading City Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Berlin, Germany
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn, Turkey
Europe's Leading Conference Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & Spa, Portugal
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Design Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altis Belém Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Lisboa 1908 Hotel, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Entertainment & Dining Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
The Land of Legends Theme Park, Turkey
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Entertainment Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland® Hotel, France
Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi, Russia
Rixos Sungate, Turkey
Europe's Leading Family & Wellness Resort 2018New for 2018
Europe's Leading Family Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Domes of Elounda, Greece
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Sandymount Hotel, Ireland
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hotel Kong Arthur, Denmark
Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda
Vigilius Mountain Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel & Spa 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Spain
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Hotel Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
HotelBrain
Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts
Michels & Taylor
Europe's Leading Hotel Residences 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, Turkey
Europe's Leading Hotel Suite 20182017 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 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Reid's Palace, Portugal
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Savoy Saccharum, Portugal
Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bairro Alto Hotel, Portugal
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, England
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Leisure Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Mriya Resort & Spa
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Lisboa 1908 Hotel, Portugal
Rixos Premium Göcek, Turkey
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All Suite Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Columbia Beach Resort Pissouri, Cyprus
Vila Joya, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldemar Paradise Village, Greece
Gran Castillo Tagoro, Lanzarote
Mitsis Laguna Exclusive Resort & Spa , Greece
Europe's Leading Luxury Beach Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, Spain
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Business Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Pestana Palace Lisbon, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury City Resort 20182017 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 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel & Villas 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amanzoe, Greece
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pestana Carlton Madeira, Madeira
The Peninsula Paris, France
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
The Producer Villa @ The Bodrum by Paramount Hotels & Resorts, Turkey
The Royal Villa @ Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Vila Trevo @ Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Island Resort 20182017 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 Lifestyle Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Anassa, Cyprus
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Greece
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort & Villas 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, Greece
Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, Spain
Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Belfast, Northern Ireland
InterContinental Athenaeum Athens
Ria Park Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading MICE Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & Spa, Portugal
AR Diamante Beach SPA & Convention Centre, Spain
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading MICE Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Mriya Resort & Spa
Rixos Premium Belek, Turkey
Europe's Leading New Hotel 2018Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Resort 2018Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Resort Villas 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Seafront Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Bay Palace, Greece
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Citadines Apart'hotel
Frasers Hospitality
Oakwood
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartments 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altis Prime Hotel, Portugal
La Clef Tour Eiffel Paris, France
Rêvelton Suites, Czech Republic
Europe's Leading Sports Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort, Portugal
Forte Village Resort, Italy
La Manga Club, Spain
Europe's Leading Theme Park Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland® Hotel, Disney Land Paris, France
PortAventura Hotel Mansion de Lucy, Spain
The Land of Legends Theme Park, Turkey
Europe's Leading Villa Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, Spain
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Wellness Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Hotel Lienz, Austria
Hotel Alpin Royal, Italy
La Réserve de Beaulieu & Spa, France
Europe's Most Romantic Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal

Marketing

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Europe's Leading Marketing Campaign 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
#EuroFoodTrip
easyJet "Why not?"
Royal Caribbean "Where extraordinary happens"

Meetings & Conventions

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Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fira Barcelona, Spain
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland

Personality

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Europe's Leading Travel Personality 2018New for 2018

Rail

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Europe's Leading Luxury Train 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Royal Scotsman
Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express
Venice Simplon Orient-Express

Safari

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Europe's Leading Conservation Company 2018New for 2018

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Europe's Leading Cruise Travel Agent 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bolsover Cruise Club
Cruise.co.uk
Thomas Cook
Europe's Leading Destination Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kuoni Destination Management
Moloney & Kelly
Oreva France
Europe's Leading Group Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
H&H Touristik
PrimaTours
SELECT-Tours
Europe's Leading Incentive & Incoming Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
DE&HA Tourism
Eurotours International
Michelangelo International Travel
Europe's Leading Online Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Booking.com
eDreams
Expedia
Europe's Leading Safari Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Absolute Africa
Imagine Travel
Yellow Zebra Safaris
Europe's Leading Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Thomas Cook Tours
TUI Group
Virgin Holidays
Europe's Leading Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
First Choice
Flight Centre UK
Europe's Leading Travel Club 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
DreamTrips
The Globetrotters Club
UNISON Travel Club
Europe's Leading Travel Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
American Express Global Business Travel
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
FCM Travel Solutions
Europe's Leading Wholesale Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
BTO International
H&H Touristik
Travel Partner

Travel Technology

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Europe's Leading Ferry Website 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
AFerry
Brittany Ferries
P&O Ferries
Europe's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Roiback - Backhotel
Sabre Hospitality Solutions
Simple Booking
Europe's Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus
ITA Software
Sabre
Europe's Leading Travel Technology Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
BookLogic
CodeGen
Traveltek

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