Portugal has been awarded the title of World's Leading Destination for the third consecutive year by the 26th annual World Travel Awards, in a ceremony that took place in Muscat, Oman.
The distinguished award was given for the first time to Portugal in 2017, renewed in 2018 and confirmed once again in 2019.
Portugal had also been re-elected the best tourist destination in Europe for the third consecutive year, at the same time in a ceremony that took place in Madeira.
Runners up for the award were Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dubai, Greece, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, the United States and Vietnam.
Turismo de Portugal was also distinguished for the third consecutive year by the World Travel Awards, as the "Best Official Tourism Organization in the World".