The first month of the year has not yet ended and the Algarve continues to win international awards.
The latest award was announced yesterday at the 2020 edition of the Irish Travel Industry Awards and distinguishes the region as ‘Best Summer Destination 2020’.
This award, given by the Irish travel industry, recognizes the quality in providing international travel services to customers traveling from that market and constitutes a guarantee seal granted by the Irish Travel Agents Association. The Algarve was voted favorite on a list of nominees that included other destinations such as Spain and the Canary Islands, Greece, Italy and Orlando.
Assuming itself as one of the main outbound tourist markets for the Algarve region, Ireland was responsible for the stay of around 245 thousand guests and more than 1,320,000 overnight stays in the destination in 2018. Last year and until the month of September, these indicators registered an increase of 10% in the number of guests and 5.4% in the number of overnight stays, compared to the same period of the previous year.
This is the second prize that the Algarve wins in 2020, in a short period of days. Last week, the region was also awarded the title of ‘Best Golf Destination in Continental Europe’, awarded by readers of the prestigious British magazine Today`s Golfer, for the fourth consecutive year.