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Europe Nominees 2021

Europe nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
28th annual World Travel Awards for Europe entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2020 re-qualify automatically for the 2021 award*.

Voting will open at a later date, to be announced, when all of the short-listed nominees for Europe 2021 will be announced.

Entries close on 21st March 2021.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Turkish Airlines
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways First
Lufthansa First Class
SWISS First
Europe's Leading Airline 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline Lounge 20212020 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 Airline to Africa 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
British Airways
Lufthansa
Europe's Leading Airline to North America 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
British Airways
Lufthansa
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Europe's Leading Airline to South America 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Iberia
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airport 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands
Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Airport Lounge 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Club Aspire Lounge at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3
LuxxLounge @ Frankfurt International Airport
Plaza Premium Lounge Rome
Europe's Leading Charter Airline 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
AZUR Air
Condor
TUI fly
Europe's Leading Inflight Magazine 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lufthansa Magazin
SWISS Magazine
Up Magazine (TAP Air Portugal)
Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
easyJet
Norwegian
Ryanair
Europe's Leading Private Jet Charter 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air Charter Service
NetJets Europe
Private Jet Charter
Europe's Leading Regional Airline 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aegean Airlines
BinterCanarias
Vueling Airlines

Attraction

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
The Fragas de São Simão Walkways (Portugal)
The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Distillery Tour 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jameson Distillery Bow St., Ireland
Teeling Whiskey Distillery, Ireland
The Glenfiddich Distillery, Scotland
Europe's Leading Theme Park Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland Paris, France
Europa-Park, Germany
PortAventura World, Spain
Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Castle In Love with the Wind, Bulgaria
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
Europe's Leading Whisk(e)y Distillery Tour 2021New for 2021

Car

Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Europcar
Hertz
Sixt
Europe's Leading Car Rental Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Europcar
Hertz
Sixt
Europe's Leading Chauffeur Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Chauffeur
Blacklane
Sixt Ride
Europe's Leading Luxury Car Rental Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Prestige
Europcar Selection
Sixt Luxury Cars

Cruise

Europe's Leading Private Cruise Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
AllinBlusive Ltd
Luxury Charter Group
SeaDream Yacht Club

Destination

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Italy
Portugal
Europe's Leading Beach Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Majorca, Spain
Sardinia, Italy
The Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Break Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon, Portugal
Porto, Portugal
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading City Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal
Moscow, Russia
Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Madrid Destino
Turismo de Lisboa
Visit London
Europe's Leading Cultural Destination 2021New for 2021
Europe's Leading Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Italy
Portugal
Spain
Europe's Leading Emerging Tourism Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Batumi, Georgia
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Matera, Italy
Europe's Leading Excursion Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azerbaijan
Italy
Portugal
Europe's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
Moscow, Russia
Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Heritage Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Moscow, Russia
Porto and Northern Portugal
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading Island Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Canary Islands
Madeira Islands
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
London, England
Madrid, Spain
Europe's Leading Tourist Board 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Instituto de Turismo de España (TURESPAÑA)
Turismo de Portugal
VisitEngland

Ferry

Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
DFDS
P&O Ferries
Stena Line

General

Europe's Leading Sports Academy 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness Resort, Portugal
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Tourism Development Project 20212020 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 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands, Portugal
Dark Sky Alqueva, Portugal and Spain
Ruskeala Mining Park

Hotels & Resorts

Europe's Leading Airport Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton London Heathrow Airport, England
Hilton Munich Airport, Germany
Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Europe's Leading All Suite Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden, Spain
Hotel Les Ottomans, Turkey
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Club Med Da Balaia, Portugal
Pestana Porto Santo All Inclusive Beach & Spa Resort, Portugal
VOI Floriana Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Beach Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kempinski Hotel Bahía, Spain
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Royal Hideaway Sancti Petri, Spain
Europe's Leading Beach Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Quinta da Bela Vista, Portugal
Sublime Comporta, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amazing Evolution Management
Luxury Hotels Partner
Phoenix Hotel Management Company
Europe's Leading Boutique Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa, Greece
Schlosshotel Kronberg, Germany
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona, Spain
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Casino Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Evian Resort, France
Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski St. Moritz, Switzerland
Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa, Spain
Europe's Leading City Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus, Turkey
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Conference Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, Italy
Ria Park Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Europe's Leading Conference Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Rixos Premium Belek, Turkey
Europe's Leading Design Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Eco Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altay Village Teletskoe, Russia
Arbatax Park Resort, Italy
Eco Village Finca De Arrieta, Spain
Europe's Leading Entertainment & Dining Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Kempinski Hotel Bahía, Spain
The Land Of Legends Kingdom Hotel, Turkey
Europe's Leading Entertainment Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland® Hotel, France
EVOLUTION Lisboa, Portugal
Rixos Sungate, Turkey
Europe's Leading Family & Wellness Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Resort & SPA Le Dune, Italy
Vila Baleira Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Family Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Portugal
Sani Resort, Greece
Vila Baleira Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Galo Resort Hotels, Portugal
GF Victoria, Spain
Hotel Quinta Da Serra, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Galo Resort Hotels, Portugal
Resort Valle dell’Erica Thalasso & SPA, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Honeymoon Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy
Royal Hideaway Corales Resort, Spain
Villa D'este, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel & Spa 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Spain
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading Hotel Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barceló Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Hotel Management Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amazing Evolution Management
HotelBrain Group
Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts
Europe's Leading Hotel Residences 20212020 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 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Charisma Cave Pool Suite @ Charisma Suites, Greece
Katara Royal Suite @ Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Italy
Roof Garden Suite @ Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading Island Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Savoy Saccharum, Portugal
Vila Baleira Resort
Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Forest Metsovo, Greece
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Vila Galé Collection Braga, Portugal
Europe's Leading Leisure Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Pestana CR7 Lisboa, Lifestyle Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete, Greece
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All Suite Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aqua Luxury Suites, Greece
Columbia Beach Resort Pissouri, Cyprus
J.K. Place Capri, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Gran Castillo Tagoro, Lanzarote
Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa, Greece
Europe's Leading Luxury Beach Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden, Spain
Valverde Hotel, Portugal
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Business Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Pestana Palace Lisboa, Portugal
Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow, Russia
Europe's Leading Luxury City Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona, Spain
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Italy
Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Fuschlsee-Salzburg, Austria
Europe's Leading Luxury Family Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel & Villas 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bahía del Duque, Spain
Sublime Comporta, Portugal
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Reid's Palace, Portugal
Myriad by SANA Hotels, Portugal
Pestana Palácio do Freixo, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
The Magnificent Villa Sunset @ Casa del Mar, Mykonos, Greece
The Royal Villa @ Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Villa Aurora @ Forte Village Resort, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Island Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz, Malta
San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Lifestyle Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
LUJO Art&Joy Hotel, Turkey
The Lake Spa Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort & Villas 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dunas Douradas Beach Club SA, Portugal
Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, Spain
Rosewood Castiglion Del Bosco, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Villa Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Royal Hideaway Corales Resort, Spain
Europe's Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Italy
San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & Spa
Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona, Spain
Ria Park Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Europe's Leading New Boutique Hotel 2021Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Hotel 2021Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Resort 2021Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Las Terrazas de Abama Resort, Spain
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Resort Villas 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences, Cyprus
Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, Spain
Europe's Leading Seafront Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Bay Palace, Greece
Paul do Mar Sea View Hotel, Portugal
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Citadines Apart'hotel
Frasers Hospitality
The Crest Collection
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartments 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Clef Champs-Elysées Paris, France
Pine Hills Vilamoura
Rêvelton Studios Františkovy Lázně, Czech Republic
Europe's Leading Sports Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness Resort, Portugal
La Manga Club, Spain
The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland
Europe's Leading Theme Park Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland® Hotel, Disney Land Paris, France
PortAventura Hotel Mansion de Lucy, Spain
The Land Of Legends Kingdom Hotel, Turkey
Europe's Leading Villa Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Portugal
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Europe's Leading Wellness Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Grandhotel Lienz, Austria
H2otel - Congress & Medical SPA, Portugal
Europe's Leading Wine Region Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hacienda Zorita Wine Hotel & Organic Farm, Spain
L'AND Vineyards, Portugal
Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco, Italy
Europe's Most Romantic Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Quinta do Lorde Resort, Hotel & Marina, Portugal
Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Austria

Marketing

Europe's Leading Marketing Campaign 2021New for 2021

Meetings & Conventions

Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Centro de Congressos do Algarve, Portugal
Fira Barcelona, Spain
The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland

Personality

Europe's Leading Travel Personality 2021New for 2021

Rail

Europe's Leading Luxury Train 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
El Transcantábrico
Golden Eagle
Venice Simplon Orient-Express

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Europe's Leading Destination Management Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mideast Travel Worldwide
Miki Travel
Portugal Deluxe
Europe's Leading Entertainment Travel Management Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Academservice
ALTOUR
The Tour Company
Europe's Leading Group Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
PrimaTours
Service-Reisen Giessen
Tailored Travel
Europe's Leading Incentive & Incoming Agency 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Eurotours International
Frankenland Travel
Michelangelo International Travel
Europe's Leading Luxury Travel Agency 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Black Tomato
Nomad Hill
Quintessentially Travel
Europe's Leading Online Travel Agency 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Booking.com
Expedia
ZenHotels.com
Europe's Leading Safari Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mahlatini Luxury Travel
True Luxury Travel
Yellow Zebra Safaris
Europe's Leading Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Enchanting Travels
Tour Partner Group
TUI Group
Europe's Leading Travel Agency 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
DER
First Choice
Virgin Holidays
Europe's Leading Travel Club 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
DreamTrips
The Globetrotters Club
UNISON Travel Club
Europe's Leading Travel Management Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
BCD Travel
FCM Travel Solutions
GlobalStar Travel Management
Europe's Leading Wholesale Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Haman Scandinavia AS
Service-Reisen Giessen
Travel Partner

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