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Europe Nominees 2022

Europe nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
29th annual World Travel Awards for Europe entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2021 re-qualify automatically for the 2022 award*.

Voting opens on 4th April 2022 when all of the short-listed nominees for Europe 2022 will be announced.

Entries close on 27th March 2022.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France La Première
British Airways First
Lufthansa First Class
Europe's Leading Airline 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
British Airways
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline Brand 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Air France
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline Lounge 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
British Airways
Lufthansa
Europe's Leading Airline to North America 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Europe's Leading Airline to South America 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air France
Lufthansa
TAP Air Portugal
Europe's Leading Airport 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, France
Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Airport Lounge 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
AZUR Air
Condor
TUI fly
Europe's Leading Inflight Magazine 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Holland Herald (KLM)
Lufthansa Magazin
SWISS Magazine
Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
easyJet
Ryanair
Volotea
Europe's Leading Private Jet Charter 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Diamonte Jets
NetJets Europe
Private Jet Charter
Europe's Leading Regional Airline 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aegean Airlines
Atlantic Airways
Vueling Airlines

Attraction

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Distillery Tour 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Château de Cognac, France
Jameson Distillery Bow St., Ireland
Pearse Lyons Distillery, Ireland
Europe's Leading New Tourist Attraction 2022Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading Theme Park Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland Paris, France
Europa-Park, Germany
PortAventura World, Spain
Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 20222021 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 2022New for 2022
Europe's Leading Wine Tourism Attraction 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Koutsoyannopoulos Wine Museum, Greece
La Cité du Vin, France
WINEPARK by Mriya

Car

Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Europcar
Hertz
Sixt
Europe's Leading Car Rental Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Sixt
Europe's Leading Chauffeur Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Chauffeur
Blacklane
Sixt Ride
Europe's Leading Luxury Car Rental Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis Prestige
Europcar Selection
Sixt

Cruise

Europe's Leading Cruise Line 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Europe's Leading Cruise Port 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona Cruise Port, Spain
Lisbon Cruise Port, Portugal
Port of Marseille Fos, France
Europe's Leading Private Cruise Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
AllinBlusive Ltd
SeaDream Yacht Club
Wine Water
Europe's Leading River Cruise Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
DouroAzul
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Viking River Cruises

Destination

Europe's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Madeira Islands
Portugal
Europe's Leading Beach Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cannes, France
Porto Santo Island, Madeira
The Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading City Break Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Athens, Greece
Paris, France
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Europe's Leading City Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon, Portugal
Lyon, France
Moscow, Russia
Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Moscow City Tourism Committee
Turismo de Lisboa
Visit London
Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cannes, France
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Lisbon, Portugal
Europe's Leading Cultural Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azerbaijan
France
Italy
Europe's Leading Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
France
Greece
Portugal
Europe's Leading Emerging Tourism Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Batumi, Georgia
Derry, Northern Ireland
Matera, Italy
Europe's Leading Excursion Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azerbaijan
Italy
Portugal
Europe's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barcelona, Spain
Cannes, France
Madeira Islands
Europe's Leading Island Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azores Islands
Crete, Greece
Madeira Islands
Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Madrid, Spain
Paris, France
Porto and North of Portugal
Europe's Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lisbon, Portugal
Porto, Portugal
Region of Attica, Greece
Europe's Leading Tourist Board 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Atout France
Instituto de Turismo de España (TURESPAÑA)
Turismo de Portugal

Ferry

Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Brittany Ferries
DFDS
P&O Ferries

General

Europe's Leading Sports Academy 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
#LatviaRoadTrip - Explore Latvia slowly
Dark Sky Alqueva, Portugal
Passadiços do Paiva (Arouca UNESCO Global Geopark), Portugal
Europe's Responsible Tourism Award 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Algarve Sun Boat Trips
Azores Islands, Portugal
Dark Sky Alqueva, Portugal

Hotels & Resorts

Europe's Leading Airport Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton London Heathrow Airport, England
Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Sofitel London Heathrow, England
Europe's Leading All Suite Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Astra Suites, Greece
Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden, Spain
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Porto Zante Villas & Spa, Greece
Royal Hideaway Sancti Petri, Spain
Valamar Collection Dubrovnik President Hotel, Croatia
Europe's Leading Beach Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, Portugal
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Prima Donna, Turkey
Sunborn Yacht Hotel London, England
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Boutique Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Herdade dos Delgados, Portugal
Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa, Greece
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Business Hotel 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Europe's Leading Casino Resort 20222021 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 Family & Wellness Resort 2022New for 2022
Europe's Leading City Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus, Turkey
InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, Portugal
The Ritz Paris, France
Europe's Leading Conference Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, Italy
Ria Park Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Europe's Leading Conference Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Rixos Premium Belek, Turkey
Europe's Leading Design Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
KPM Hotel & Residences, Germany
The Vine Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Eco Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altay Village Teletskoe, Russia
Arbatax Park Resort, Italy
The Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel, Switzerland
Europe's Leading Entertainment & Dining Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona
The Land Of Legends Kingdom Hotel, Turkey
Europe's Leading Entertainment Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Disneyland® Hotel, France
EVOLUTION Lisboa, Portugal
Rixos Sungate, Turkey
Europe's Leading Family & Wellness Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Sani Resort, Greece
Vila Baleira Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Family Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Portugal
Sani Resort, Greece
Vila Baleira Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Green Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, Portugal
La Bobadilla, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, Spain
Naturhotel Leitlhof, Italy
Europe's Leading Green Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Galo Resort Hotels, Portugal
Resort Valle dell’Erica Thalasso & SPA, Italy
Vila Vita Parc, Portugal
Europe's Leading Honeymoon Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection, Greece
Royal Hideaway Corales Resort, Spain
Villa D'este, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel & Spa 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Spain
Levi Hotel Spa, Finland
Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
Europe's Leading Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Adare Manor, Ireland
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey
Le Bristol Paris, France
Europe's Leading Hotel Brand 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barceló Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Europe's Leading Hotel Management Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amazing Evolution
HotelBrain Group
Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts
Europe's Leading Hotel Residences 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Residence Suites, Bürgenstock Resort, Switzerland
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Hotel Suite 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Charisma Cave Pool Suite @ Charisma Suites, Greece
Katara Royal Suite @ Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Milan, Italy
Roof Garden Suite @ Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Forest Metsovo, Greece
Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel, Portugal
Vila Galé Collection Braga, Portugal
Europe's Leading Leisure Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
1908 Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
Pestana CR7 Lisboa, Portugal
Europe's Leading Lifestyle Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Algarve, Portugal
Douro Royal Valley Hotel & Spa, Portugal
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury All Suite Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aqua Luxury Suites, Greece
J.K. Place Capri, Italy
Las Terrazas de Abama, Spain
Europe's Leading Luxury All-Inclusive Resort 20222021 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 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Casa Fantini/Lake Time, Italy
Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection, Greece
Valverde Hotel, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Business Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Portugal
Pestana Palace Lisboa, Portugal
Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow, Russia
Europe's Leading Luxury City Resort 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Mriya Resort & Spa
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Reid's Palace, Portugal
Lotte Hotel Moscow, Russia
Pestana Palácio do Freixo, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz, Malta
San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading Luxury Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu, Greece
Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal
Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Luxury Villa Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Greece
Royal Hideaway Corales Resort, Spain
Europe's Leading Luxury Wedding Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Castel Monastero, Italy
Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece
San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
Europe's Leading New Boutique Hotel 2022Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Hotel 2022Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading New Resort 2022Open for New nominations
Europe's Leading Premium Hotel Brand 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Marriott Hotels
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
voco Hotels
Europe's Leading Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Las Terrazas de Abama, Spain
Sairme Resort, Georgia
Europe's Leading Seafront Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu, Greece
Elounda Bay Palace, Greece
Vila Joya, Portugal
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Citadines Apart'hotel
Frasers Hospitality
Oakwood
Europe's Leading Serviced Apartments 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Altis Prime Hotel, Portugal
La Clef Champs-Elysées Paris, France
Pine Hills Vilamoura
Europe's Leading Sports Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cascade Wellness Resort, Portugal
Evian Resort, France
La Manga Club, Spain
Europe's Leading Theme Park Hotel 20222021 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 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Portugal
Elounda Gulf Villas, Greece
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Portugal
Europe's Leading Wine Region Hotel 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Katikies Garden, Greece
L'AND Vineyards, Portugal
Les Sources de Caudalie, France
Europe's Most Romantic Resort 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Monte Santo Resort, Portugal
Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Austria
Swinney Wood Log Cabins, England

Marketing

Europe's Leading Marketing Campaign 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Greek Ministry of Tourism - All you want is Greece
St. Petersburg's Hospitality/Safe Travels/New Tourist Geography
Turismo de Portugal - Hello World. It's me, Tomorrow  

Meetings & Conventions

Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Centro de Congressos do Algarve, Portugal
Fira Barcelona, Spain
The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland

Personality

Europe's Leading Travel Personality 2022New for 2022

Rail

Europe's Leading Luxury Train 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
El Transcantábrico Gran Lujo
Golden Eagle Danube Express
Venice Simplon Orient-Express

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Europe's Leading Destination Management Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mideast Travel Worldwide
Miki Travel 目的地管理
Portugal Deluxe
Europe's Leading Entertainment Travel Management Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Academservice
ALTOUR
The Tour Company
Europe's Leading Group Tour Operator 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
PrimaTours
Service-Reisen Giessen
Tailored Travel
Europe's Leading Luxury Driving Tour Operator 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Alps & Autobahns
Scenic Car Tours
Ultimate Driving Tours
Europe's Leading Luxury Travel Agency 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Black Tomato
Plenia Travel
Quintessentially Travel
Europe's Leading Online Travel Agency 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Booking.com
eDreams
ZenHotels.com
Europe's Leading Safari Tour Operator 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Expert Africa
Mahlatini Luxury Travel
Yellow Zebra Safaris
Europe's Leading Tour Operator 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Tour Partner Group
TUI Group
Virgin Holidays
Europe's Leading Travel Agency 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
CWT
Flight Centre
Virgin Holidays
Europe's Leading Travel Management Company 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
BCD Travel
FCM Travel
Midas Travel Management
Europe's Leading Wholesale Tour Operator 20222021 Winner + 2 runners up:
Haman Scandinavia AS
Service-Reisen Giessen
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