Madeira is, once again, the Best Island Destination of the World, says the World Travel Awards! It’s the 6th year in a row that Madeira receives such a distinction… Shortly after being also recognized as the Best European Destination. That’s right, this beautiful island in the middle of the Atlantic breaks a record after another. It’s just following the steps of one of its most famous sons, Cristiano Ronaldo!
Receiving an award always feels good, obviously. But this one feels even better because it was such a challenging year for the tourism industry.
“This prize recognizes the dedication and passion in the art of welcoming shown by people in Madeira and Porto Santo”.Nuno Vale, Executive Director of Associação de Promoção da Madeira
The organization takes advantage to launch a new campaign on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. It will be available in Portuguese, English, French, and German. The goal is to honor “one of the main reasons that make Madeira the Best Island Destination in the World: the People”.
“The resilience, the empathy and the dedication make those who visit Madeira feel at home, an experience that marks and does not go unnoticed” points out the responsible, in a way of thanking Madeira’s people. They are the ones who make every experience a memory to keep. A special award like this one from the WTA received “in such an atypical year”, is a sign of recognition of the work we have been doing to adapt to the present circumstances”.
See here the video that celebrates people in Madeira.
Have you ever been to Madeira? Do you remember any funny story about the way you were welcomed? Is there someone who has contributed to unforgettable holidays? If you come back, who will you try to see or visit?
Tell us everything in the comments. And don’t forget: Pestana CR7 Funchal will be ready to welcome you.