Europe Nominees 2019

Europe nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
26th annual World Travel Awards for Europe entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2018 re-qualify automatically for the 2019 award*.

Voting opens on 11th March 2019 when all of the short-listed nominees for Europe 2019 will be announced.

Entries close on 3rd March 2019.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Swiss International Air Lines
TAP Air Portugal
Turkish Airlines
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways First
Lufthansa First Class
SWISS First
Europe's Leading Airline 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline Brand 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Africa 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
British Airways
Lufthansa
Europe's Leading Airline to North America 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Europe's Leading Airline to South America 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to The Caribbean 2019New for 2019
Europe's Leading Airport 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Heathrow Airport, England
Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Airport Lounge 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
American Express Lounge by Pontus @ Stockholm Arlanda Airport
British Airways The Concorde Room @ London Heathrow Airport
Lufthansa First Class Lounges @ Frankfurt Airport
Europe's Leading Charter Airline 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Condor
Thomas Cook Airlines
TUI fly
Europe's Leading Inflight Magazine 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lufthansa Magazin
SWISS Magazine
Up Magazine (TAP Air Portugal)
Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
easyJet
Norwegian
Ryanair
Europe's Leading Private Jet Charter 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air Charter Service
NetJets Europe
Private Jet Charter
Europe's Leading Regional Airline 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aegean Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Vueling Airlines

Attraction

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Theme Park Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland Paris, France
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, England
PortAventura World, Spain

Car

Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Sixt
Europe's Leading Car Rental Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Europe's Leading Chauffeur Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Chauffeur
Hertz Chauffeur Drive
Sixt Limousine Service
Europe's Leading Luxury Car Rental Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Prestige
Europcar Prestige
Sixt Luxury Cars

Cruise

Europe's Leading Cruise Line 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Europe's Leading Cruise Port 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona Cruise Port, Spain
Ege Port - Kuşadası, Turkey
Lisbon Cruise Port, Portugal
Europe's Leading Private Cruise Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
AllinBlusive Ltd
Luxury Charter Group
SeaDream Yacht Club
Europe's Leading River Cruise Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
DouroAzul
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Viking River Cruises

Destination

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2019New for 2019
Europe's Leading Beach Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Corfu, Greece
Peloponnese, Greece
The Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Break Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Athens, Greece
Lisbon, Portugal
Porto, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal
London, England
Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Athens Convention Bureau
Madrid Destino
Visit London
Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Athens, Greece
Lisbon, Portugal
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Greece
Portugal
Spain
Europe's Leading Heritage Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
London, England
Paris, France
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading Island Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Crete, Greece
Madeira Islands
Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Dark Sky Alqueva, Portugal
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
Europe's Leading Tourist Board 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation)
Turismo de Portugal
VisitEngland

Ferry

Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Brittany Ferries
DFDS
P&O Ferries

General

Europe's Leading Sports Academy 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort, Portugal
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Sani Resort, Greece
Europe's Leading Tourism Development Project 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
#LatviaRoadTrip - Explore Latvia slowly
Costa Navarino, Greece
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark)
Europe's Responsible Tourism Award 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Costa Navarino, Greece
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Virgin Atlantic Airways

Hotels & Resorts

Europe's Leading Airport Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands
Hilton London Heathrow Airport, England
Sofitel London Heathrow, England
Europe's Leading All Suite Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Astra Suites Santorini
Hotel Les Ottomans, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Kempinski Hotel Bahía, Spain
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Europe's Leading Beach Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kivotos Mykonos, Greece
Quinta da Bela Vista, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amazing Evolution Management
Epoque Hotels
Xotels
Europe's Leading Boutique Resort 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton London Bankside, England
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel Brand 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Casino Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée, France
Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains, Switzerland
Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, Spain
Europe's Leading City Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus, Turkey
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn, Turkey
Europe's Leading Design Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Entertainment & Dining Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Kempinski Hotel Bahia, Spain
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Entertainment Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Alton Towers Hotel, England
Disneyland® Hotel, France
Rixos Sungate, Turkey
Europe's Leading Family & Wellness Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Alean Family Resort & Spa Doville 5*
Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Europe's Leading Family Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel, Portugal
Ria Park Hotel, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Eagles Palace, Greece
Sandymount Hotel, Ireland
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Angel’s Marmaris, Turkey
Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda
Vigilius Mountain Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Honeymoon Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ashford Castle, Ireland
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Hotel & Spa 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Spain
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading Hotel Brand 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Hotel Management Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amazing Evolution Management
HotelBrain
Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts
Europe's Leading Hotel Residences 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kappa Resort, Greece
Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, Turkey
Europe's Leading Hotel Suite 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Penthouse Suite @ Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Roof Garden Suite @ Conrad Algarve, Portugal
San Clemente Suite @ San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Island Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Reid's Palace, Portugal
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Savoy Saccharum, Portugal
Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Forest Metsovo, Greece
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Radisson Royal Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading Leisure Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Pestana CR7 Lisboa, Lifestyle Hotel, Portugal
Rixos Premium Göcek, Turkey
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Douro Royal Valley Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All Suite Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Columbia Beach Resort Pissouri, Cyprus
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldemar Paradise Village, Greece
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Gran Castillo Tagoro, Lanzarote
Europe's Leading Luxury Beach Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, Turkey
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Business Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pestana Palace Lisboa, Portugal
Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina, Kosovo
Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow, Russia
Europe's Leading Luxury City Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona, Spain
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Italy
Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Fuschlsee-Salzburg, Austria
Europe's Leading Luxury Family Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel & Villas 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amanzoe, Greece
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pestana Carlton Madeira, Madeira
The Peninsula Paris, France
Valverde Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Majestic Sunset Villa @ Casa del Mar, Mykonos, Greece
The Producer Villa @ The Bodrum by Paramount Hotels & Resorts, Turkey
Vila Trevo @ Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Island Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy
Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz, Malta
Europe's Leading Luxury Lifestyle Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli, Greece
The Lake Spa Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort & Villas 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, Greece
Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, Spain
Mriya Resort & Spa
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Domes of Elounda, Greece
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Villa Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading MICE Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & SPA, Portugal
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton London Bankside, England
Europe's Leading New Hotel 2019Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Resort 2019Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
AR Diamante Beach SPA & Convention Centre, Spain
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Resort Villas 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Seafront Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Bay Palace, Greece
Paul do Mar Sea View Hotel, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Be Mate
Citadines Apart'hotel
Oakwood
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartments 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altis Prime Hotel, Portugal
La Clef Tour Eiffel Paris, France
Rêvelton Suites, Czech Republic
Europe's Leading Sports Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort, Portugal
La Manga Club, Spain
The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland
Europe's Leading Theme Park Hotel 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, Greece
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Wellness Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Grandhotel Lienz, Austria
H2otel - Congress & Medical SPA
Europe's Most Romantic Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal

Marketing

Europe's Leading Marketing Campaign 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
24 Hours in the UK
Benidorm Millennials Web series
Fáilte Ireland - Wild Atlantic Way

Rail

Europe's Leading Luxury Train 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Royal Scotsman
Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express
Venice Simplon Orient-Express

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Europe's Leading Cruise Travel Agent 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cruise.co.uk
The Cruise Line
Thomas Cook
Europe's Leading Curated Group Travel Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
AAA
Travel Club 360
Virtuoso
Europe's Leading Destination Management Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kuoni Destination Management
Mideast Travel Worldwide
Portugal Deluxe
Europe's Leading Distillery Tour 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jameson Distillery Bow St., Ireland
Teeling Whiskey Distillery, Ireland
The Macallan, Scotland
Europe's Leading Group Tour Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
H&H Touristik
PrimaTours
Tailored Travel
Europe's Leading Incentive & Incoming Agency 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Eurotours International
Frankenland Travel
Michelangelo International Travel
Europe's Leading Online Travel Agency 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Booking.com
Expedia
ZenHotels.com
Europe's Leading Safari Tour Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Natural High Safaris
True Luxury Travel
Yellow Zebra Safaris
Europe's Leading Tour Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Thomas Cook Tours
TUI Group
Virgin Holidays
Europe's Leading Travel Agency 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Flight Centre UK
Thomson
Europe's Leading Travel Club 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
DreamTrips
The Globetrotters Club
UNISON Travel Club
Europe's Leading Travel Management Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
American Express Global Business Travel
Corporate Travel Management
FCM Travel Solutions
Europe's Leading Wholesale Tour Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
BTO International
Service-Reisen Giessen
Travel Partner

Travel Technology

Europe's Leading Data Driven Marketing Agency 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Celerity
Cendyn
Oracle Marketing Cloud
Europe's Leading Ferry Website 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
AFerry
Brittany Ferries
P&O Ferries
Europe's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Guestcentric
Roiback - Backhotel
Simple Booking
Europe's Leading Hotel CRM Technology Provider 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cendyn
Revinate
TravelClick
Europe's Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus
Datalex
Sabre
Europe's Leading Travel Technology Provider 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
BookLogic
Dolphin Dynamics
Traveltek

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