A regular awarding ceremony for the winners of the prestigious award in the field of tourism, World Travel Awards 2019, took place on Madeira Island in Portugal.
St. Petersburg once again won the nomination "The leading direction of urban tourism in Europe-2019". Petersburg's competitors in this category were Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, etc.
Recall that in 2017 the northern capital of Russia has already won in this nomination. Last year Lisbon (Portugal) was recognized as the best destination for urban tourism.
The solemn ceremony of the World Travel Awards in Europe was held on June 8th. Recall, this award is called the tourist "Oscar" and handed since 1993 to the best destinations for tourism, representatives of the hotel and travel business, civil aviation.