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Chile awarded as the best adventure tourism destination in the world at WTA, Lisbon

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Chile has been recognized as the best adventure tourism destination in the world at the World Travel Awards that are considered the Oscars of the international tourism industry.
The WTA was held in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday. Chile also retains the position as Best Destination for Adventure Tourism in South America since 2015, according to the 25th World Travel Awards.
The Chilean Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, José Ramón Valente, was all praise for the recognition and assured that this area “has the potential to continue growing strongly in our economy”.
Valente also called...
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Jamaica ranks top in WTA 2018

Jamaica ranks top in WTA 2018

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At the World Travel Awards Grand Finale Gala Ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, Jamaica and Jamaican companies appeared as big winners last weekend, winning eight of the prestigious awards.
Particularly, Jamaica received Leading Beach Destination and Leading Cruise Destination of the world for 2018.
While stressing the importance of the awards, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, who, along with chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board, John Lynch, was present at the event, said: “I am truly proud to have been able to share in this moment. It highlights that Jamaica's tourism product is of the...
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Portugal becomes the leading destination of the world at WTA

Portugal becomes the leading destination of the world at WTA

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World Travel AwardsPortugal was ranked ‘World's Leading Destination', for the second time at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 organized in Lisbon
In a declaration, the Secretary of State for Tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, stated that it was “extremely proud to receive this distinction again.”
At the awards ceremony, which was organized for the first time on national territory, Portugal was illustrious as it won 16 prizes, a record, after the seven trophies last year and four of 2016. In June 2018, Portugal was re-elected as the Best Tourist Destination of...
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