The winners for the World’s Leading Destinations 2015 of the 22nd World Travel Awards ceremony were announced last December.
In the previous year over 650,000 travel professionals and exclusive tourism consumers around the world voted to choose the winners.
This map shows the winners of 2015:
These are the World’s Best Destinations of 2015 according to the World Travel Awards website.
It may be a surprise, but there is only one place in Europe as a winner – Madeira. The Portuguese Island, is considered the World’s Leading Island Destination of 2015.
This video gives an idea of what to expect from Madeira Island. This relates to the leading destinations for UK residents as Portugal is one of the most visited countries by UK residents and the video was made by a British travel agent a few years ago.
Another interesting fact is that the Middle East had three winners including the World’s Leading Destination which is Dubai. With all the development and facilities created in these cities they are now considered top destinations for business, sports and luxury holidays.