2019 was a great year for Portugal in terms of international recognition. Last year, Portugal was elected, for the third consecutive year, the World’s Leading Destination for 2019 at the World Travel Awards.
Portugal is still on the limelight. Tourism is still booming and the Real Estate Market keeps being a strong area to invest, with prices continuing to rise. And, for the second year straight, Portugal was named “World’s Leading Destination” by the World Travel Awards along with the Portuguese Capital being one of the big winners: Lisbon was elected “Best City Destination” and “Best Destination for a City Break”.
The 2017 Best Countries in the World report has been released and these are the countries that conquered diverse nominations. Portugal ranked 24 in the global ranking and is considered to be one of the best countries to travel alone. It also ranks highly as one of best countries to retire comfortably, moving up 9 positions since 2016.