Asturias, among the ten most welcoming regions in the world, according to Booking


Málaga, Madrid and Seville have been chosen as the most welcoming cities in Spain in’s 2024 Traveler Review Awards that took place in the city of Gijón, which also celebrated that Asturias has been selected among the ten most welcoming regions in the world. cozy.

The city of Gijón has hosted the Traveler Review Awards 2024 awards ceremony. In this edition, Asturias is positioned as the ninth most welcoming region in the world, only surpassed by Perthshire (Scotland), Penghu (Taiwan), Boyacá (Colombia), Trentino (Italy), Los Lagos (Chile), Erongo (Namibia), Otago (New Zealand) and Lapland (Finland).

This award not only praises the region as a whole, but also highlights the hospitality and charm of some of its most picturesque municipalities.

According to’s Traveler Review Awards, Ribadesella, Cangas de Onís, Biescas, Luanco and Oviedo stand out as the councils with the greatest number of cozy accommodations, “located in environments ranging from the rugged coast to mountainous landscapes of singular beauty” .

In addition to Asturias, has recognized other Spanish regions for their warmth. On the one hand, La Rioja, awarded as the most welcoming region in the world in 2023, “continues to be well positioned for its charm and hospitality”, along with Navarra and Extremadura, which have also stood out in the ranking.

Other recognitions were also presented at the event. The municipality of Muxía (A Coruña) has been selected as the most welcoming town and Paradores as the hotel chain that also stands out in that aspect.

The Gran Hotel Brillante in San Esteban de Pravia has been chosen as the most welcoming hotel in Asturias and the H10 Madison in Barcelona as the most sustainable accommodation in Spain.

Finally, the Hotel Rector in Salamanca has been selected by Booking as the most welcoming hotel in Spain and Via Avis in Santa Catalina de Somoza in León as the most welcoming tourist home in Spain.

In the national context, Spain has consolidated itself as one of the countries with the highest number of award-winning accommodations, occupying second position worldwide, only behind Italy and ahead of France.

As for the most welcoming cities in Spain, according to’s Traveler Review Awards, Malaga, Madrid and Seville stand out.

“This distinction reflects the hospitable and warm character that characterizes these towns, which attract numerous tourists from all over the world,” according to the organizers.