It was in the 29th edition of the World Travel Awards that the Azores archipelago was announced as the big winner of the “European Destination for Adventure Tourism in 2021”, an event that industry professionals likened to the Oscars, in the area of Tourism.

The following destinations were also nominated for this category: Austria, England, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Madeira Island, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Spain and Wales and the voting had the participation of the public and thousands of professionalism spread. all over the world, which led to the second consecutive destination distinction in this category: Adventure.

Luis Capdeville Botelho, executive director of Associação Turismo dos Açores, highlights the happiness in re-validating the distinction, in a category that brings together a large part of our experiences and is another very relevant tool to promote our world destination.

He also reinforces that “taking into account the growing demand for sustainable, non-mass tourism and immersive/adventure experiences in contact with nature, ATA, due to the unique characteristics of our archipelago, will continue to promote our products, so sought after by those who visit us, in the best way possible”.

Source: Açores 9