As every year, the World Travel Awards ceremony, the equivalent of the Oscar for the tourism industry, prizes the best destinations in the world.
Here are the winners;
The best beach destination: Maldives
It is not at all surprising considering that the turquoise water and the sandy silver beaches create a paradise image.
The best city break destination: Hong Kong
Even though the city has been designated as city break destination, Hong Kong deserves longer holidays, at least one week not just because of the long distance flight but also to discover and understand the mix between modernism and Asian culture.
The best destination for a cruise: Jamaica
Bob Marley, reggae & rum! We all think of this when we say Jamaica but it is more. This is a gem of the Caribbean Sea with young spirit and dream landscapes.
The best culinary destination: Peru
Peruvian cuisine is rich in vegetables, such as corn, potatoes and beans sometimes in combination with chicken meat or beef. The Guinea Pig is one of the basic dishes of the cuisine of Peru.
La meilleure destination au monde : Dubaï
La terre du luxe et de l’opulence a été nommée la meilleure destination au monde.
The best destination for swimming: Zanzibar
It is said that if you come to Zanzibar you will touch heaven with your hand. The African island was named the best destination for swimming. The landscapes of Zanzibar are divine. Zanzibar is located near Tanzania and it is a luxurious mix of beaches with primitive reality of cities.
Greenest destination: Ecuador
Ecuador was chosen the year's greenest destination thanks to the very large mountainous area and the Galapagos Islands.
The best destination for the wedding: Bahamas
If you want to get married in Heaven, you can go to the Bahamas.
The best destination for honeymoon: Mauritius
The best island: Madeira
Belonging to Portugal, Madeira is considered the island of eternal spring.
The best destination for safari: Kenya
A wild top destination recommended especially to those who try the safari for the first time. After the adventure you can relax on beaches with palm trees.