Madeira is gold
Madeira Islands won the “World´s Leading Island Destination” award after competing alongside other paradise tourist destinations such as Bali, Barbados, Crete, Cook Islands, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Saint Lucia, Sardinia, Seychelles, Sicily and Zanzibar.
The World Travel Awards annual ceremony was held on December,the 12th in El Jadida, Morocco, at the Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, an event that aims to distinguish the excellence of the travel and tourism industry numerous sectors.
This prize was received by the Regional Secretary for Economy, Tourism and Culture Mr. Eduardo Jesus.
"It is an honour for Madeira Islands to accept this prize, this is a recognition of the excellent work of all professionals within this industry, who have effortlessly contributed for the continuous development of Madeira Islands as tourism destination of excellence. Our Archipelago´s main asset is its exuberant nature, and with this recognition, we are certain that, the effect of this award will be of great importance for Madeira Islands as a tourism destination, contributing towards its continuous touristic growth."
Mr. Eduardo Jesus finished his speech stating: "Madeira is gold!"
Madeira Islands is a tourist destination with a long tradition in the tourism sector, famous not only for its natural beauty, but also for the quality standard of its services and for the art of well receiving its guests. With a percentage of about 1,140,250 guests in 2014, the archipelago of Madeira and also some of its hotel facilities have been renowned over the past few years with several awards.