The popularity of Spain as a holiday destination and the quality on offer at its various resorts and destinations has once again been highlighted at the 2007 World Travel Awards.
In the 'dream destinations' section of the awards ceremony, Spain's Costa Blanca was named the top location for a beach holiday.
The Costa Blanca is a stretch of coastline in south-eastern Spain that includes Alicante
, Benidorm and Torrevieja among its holiday hotspots.
Another success for Spain came in the air travel category, where Mallorca's Palma
airport was named the top worldwide air hub for leisure travel.
The Tourism Office of Spain was named the best European tourist board, while the Egyptian Tourism Authority won the award for the best north African tourist board, news that will be welcome to people travelling to Sharm El Sheikh
Monarch, which offers flights to Faro
and others, was named Europe's best scheduled airline, while London Gatwick was presented with the accolade for the best UK airport for leisure travel.
Article ID: 528, Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:14:35 GMT