Madeira voted the best Island Destination in Europe
Madeira was elected "World's Leading Island Destination" in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 by the World Travel Awards.
In 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 won the "Europe’s Leading Island Destination" prize, having competed in this category alongside major tourist destinations such as the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Sardinia, Malta, Cyprus, among others.
The World Travel Awards, also known as the “Oscars of Tourism”, were created in 1993 and are held once a year. They aim to “recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in all sectors of the tourism industry” globally, as well as, to recognise this sector best practices.
In addition to electing the best European hotels, every year, the World Travel Awards (WTA) organisation also names the best hotels in each country, awarding Madeira hotels in a wide range of categories and thus recognising the quality of the hotel facilities and excellent service available in the region.