Europe Nominees 2020

Europe nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
27th annual World Travel Awards for Europe entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2019 re-qualify automatically for the 2020 award*.

Voting will open at a later date, to be announced, when all of the short-listed nominees for Europe 2020 will be announced.

Entries close on 8th March 2020.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Swiss International Air Lines
TAP Air Portugal
Turkish Airlines
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways First
Lufthansa First Class
SWISS First
Europe's Leading Airline 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Turkish Airlines
Europe's Leading Airline Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Africa 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
British Airways
Lufthansa
Europe's Leading Airline to North America 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Europe's Leading Airline to South America 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Iberia
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airport 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Heathrow Airport, England
Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Airport Lounge 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways The Concorde Room @ London Heathrow Airport
Lufthansa First Class Lounges @ Frankfurt Airport
THE LOFT by Brussels Airlines and Lexus @ Brussels Airport
Europe's Leading Charter Airline 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
euroAtlantic Airways
Thomas Cook Airlines
TUI fly
Europe's Leading Inflight Magazine 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lufthansa Magazin
SWISS Magazine
Up Magazine (TAP Air Portugal)
Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
easyJet
Norwegian
Ryanair
Europe's Leading Private Jet Charter 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
ExecuJet
NetJets Europe
Skytime Jets
Europe's Leading Regional Airline 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aegean Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Vueling Airlines

Attraction

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland
Zaryadye Park, Russia
Europe's Leading Theme Park Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland Paris, France
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, England
PortAventura World, Spain
Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Castle In Love with the Wind, Bulgaria
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal

Car

Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Europcar
Hertz
Sixt
Europe's Leading Car Rental Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Europe's Leading Chauffeur Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Chauffeur
Blacklane
Sixt Limousine Service
Europe's Leading Luxury Car Rental Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Prestige
Europcar Prestige
Sixt Luxury Cars

Cruise

Europe's Leading Cruise Line 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
AIDA Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean International
Europe's Leading Cruise Port 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona Cruise Port, Spain
Lisbon Cruise Port, Portugal
Venice Cruise Port, Italy
Europe's Leading Private Cruise Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
AllinBlusive Ltd
SeaDream Yacht Club
Wine Water
Europe's Leading River Cruise Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
DouroAzul
Flotilla Radisson Royal, Moscow, Russia
Viking River Cruises

Destination

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2020New for 2020
Europe's Leading Beach Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Majorca, Spain
Sardinia, Italy
The Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Break Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon, Portugal
Porto, Portugal
Rome, Italy
Europe's Leading City Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon, Portugal
Rome, Italy
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Saint-Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development
Turismo de Lisboa
Visit London
Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Athens, Greece
Lisbon, Portugal
Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Italy
Portugal
Spain
Europe's Leading Emerging Tourism Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Batumi, Georgia
Matera, Italy
Sofia, Bulgaria
Europe's Leading Excursion Destination 2020New for 2020
Europe's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
Dublin, Ireland
Glasgow, Scotland
Europe's Leading Heritage Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
Edinburgh, Scotland
Rome, Italy
Europe's Leading Island Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Madeira Islands
Sardinia
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
London, England
Madrid, Spain
Europe's Leading Tourist Board 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fáilte Ireland
Turismo de Portugal
VisitEngland

Ferry

Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Brittany Ferries
DFDS
P&O Ferries

General

Europe's Leading Sports Academy 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort, Portugal
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Tourism Development Project 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dark Sky Alqueva, Portugal and Spain
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark)
Zaryadye Park, Russia
Europe's Responsible Tourism Award 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Costa Navarino, Greece
Dark Sky Alqueva, Portugal and Spain
Norwegian Cruise Line

Hotels & Resorts

Europe's Leading Airport Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton London Heathrow Airport, England
Mövenpick Hotel Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Sofitel London Heathrow, England
Europe's Leading All Suite Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
ALDEN Luxury Suite Hotel Zurich, Switzerland
Hotel Les Ottomans, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Club Med Da Balaia, Portugal
Concorde De Luxe Resort, Turkey
Pestana Porto Santo All Inclusive Beach & Spa Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Beach Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Capri Palace Hotel & Spa, Italy
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Kempinski Hotel Bahía, Spain
Europe's Leading Beach Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Quinta da Bela Vista, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Villa Elena Hotel & Residences
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amazing Evolution Management
Luxury Hotels Partner
Phoenix Hotel Management Company
Europe's Leading Boutique Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Allium Villas Resort Bodrum
Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa, Greece
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
InterContinental Düsseldorf
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Casino Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Evian Resort, France
Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains, Switzerland
Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, Spain
Europe's Leading City Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus, Turkey
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Conference Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, Italy
Ria Park Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Design Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Eco Resort 2020New for 2020
Europe's Leading Entertainment & Dining Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Kempinski Hotel Bahía, Spain
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Entertainment Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland® Hotel, France
Radisson Collection Paradise Resort and Spa, Sochi, Russia
Rixos Sungate, Turkey
Europe's Leading Family & Wellness Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Vila Baleira Resort
Europe's Leading Family Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel, Portugal
Sani Resort, Greece
Vila Baleira Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hotel Quinta Da Serra, Portugal
Sandymount Hotel, Ireland
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Galo Resort Hotels, Portugal
Resort Valle dell’Erica Thalasso & SPA, Italy
Vigilius Mountain Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Honeymoon Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Villa D'este, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel & Spa 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Adare Manor, Ireland
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading Hotel Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Hotel Management Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amazing Evolution Management
HotelBrain
Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts
Europe's Leading Hotel Residences 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Katara Royal Suite @ Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Italy
Penthouse Suite @ Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Roof Garden Suite @ Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading Island Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Reid's Palace, Portugal
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Savoy Saccharum, Portugal
Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Forest Metsovo, Greece
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Galé Collection Braga, Portugal
Europe's Leading Leisure Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Pestana CR7 Lisboa, Lifestyle Hotel, Portugal
Rixos Premium Göcek, Turkey
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Douro Royal Valley Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All Suite Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aqua Luxury Suites, Greece
Columbia Beach Resort Pissouri, Cyprus
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Kempinski Hotel The Dome, Turkey
Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa, Greece
Europe's Leading Luxury Beach Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, Turkey
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Cadogan Hotel London, England
DUKES London, England
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Business Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Pestana Palace Lisboa, Portugal
Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow, Russia
Europe's Leading Luxury City Resort 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel & Villas 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Sublime Comporta, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Pestana Palácio do Freixo, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
The Magnificent Villa Sunset @ 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy
San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Lifestyle Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection, Greece
The Lake Spa Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort & Villas 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, Greece
Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, Spain
Rosewood Castiglion Del Bosco, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Villa Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Italy
San Clemente Palace Kempinski
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & Spa
Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona, Spain
Ria Park Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading New Boutique Hotel 2020Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Hotel 2020Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Resort 2020New for 2020
Europe's Leading Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Resort Villas 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altay Village Teletskoe
Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Seafront Resort 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Be Mate
Citadines Apart'hotel
Frasers Hospitality
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartments 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Clef Champs-Elysées Paris, France
Pine Hills Vilamoura
Rêvelton Suites Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Europe's Leading Sports Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort, Portugal
La Manga Club, Spain
The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland
Europe's Leading Theme Park Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Alton Towers Hotel, England
Disneyland® Hotel, Disney Land Paris, France
The Land Of Legends Kingdom Hotel, Turkey
Europe's Leading Villa Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, Spain
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Wellness Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Grandhotel Lienz, Austria
Vila Galé Sintra, Portugal
Europe's Most Romantic Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal

Meetings & Conventions

Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Centro de Congressos do Algarve
Fira Barcelona, Spain
The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland

Personality

Europe's Leading Travel Personality 2020New for 2020

Rail

Europe's Leading Luxury Train 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Golden Eagle Danube Express
Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express
Venice Simplon Orient-Express

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Europe's Leading Cruise Travel Agent 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cruise.co.uk
The Cruise Line
Thomas Cook
Europe's Leading Curated Group Travel Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Rovia
Travel Club 360
Virtuoso
Europe's Leading Destination Management Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mideast Travel Worldwide
Miki Travel
Portugal Deluxe
Europe's Leading Distillery Tour 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jameson Distillery Bow St., Ireland
Teeling Whiskey Distillery, Ireland
The Glenfiddich Distillery, Scotland
Europe's Leading Group Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
PrimaTours
Service-Reisen Giessen
Tailored Travel
Europe's Leading Incentive & Incoming Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Eurotours International
Frankenland Travel
Michelangelo International Travel
Europe's Leading Online Travel Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Booking.com
eDreams
ZenHotels.com
Europe's Leading Safari Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Imagine Travel
True Luxury Travel
Yellow Zebra Safaris
Europe's Leading Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Enchanting Travels
Thomas Cook Tours
TUI Group
Europe's Leading Travel Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
CWT
Flight Centre UK
Virgin Holidays
Europe's Leading Travel Club 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
DreamTrips
The Globetrotters Club
UNISON Travel Club
Europe's Leading Travel Management Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
BCD Travel
Corporate Travel Management
FCM Travel Solutions
Europe's Leading Wholesale Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Gadis
Service-Reisen Giessen
Travel Partner

Travel Technology

Europe's Leading Data Driven Marketing Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Celerity
Cendyn
Oracle Marketing Cloud
Europe's Leading Ferry Website 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
AFerry
P&O Ferries
Stena Line
Europe's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Roiback - Backhotel
Sabre Hospitality Solutions
Simple Booking
Europe's Leading Hotel CRM Technology Provider 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cendyn
Experience
TravelClick
Europe's Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus
Datalex
ITA Software
Europe's Leading Travel Technology Provider 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
BookLogic
DOTATO Hybrid System
Traveltek

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