Hailed as ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, the Guinness Storehouse is Ireland’s first attraction to be shortlisted for the award.
Now in its 22nd year, previous Award winners include the Eiffel Tower and the Acropolis.
Other historic and famous attractions also listed on the shortlist include the Acropolis in Athens, Buckingham Palace in England, La Sagrada Familia in Spain, Ribeira do Porto in Portugal, the Roman Coliseum in Italy and France’s Eiffel Tower.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to be recognised on the same stage as some of Europe’s most iconic visitor attractions,” commented Paul Carty, Managing Director at the Guinness Storehouse.
To vote for the Guinness Storehouse as Europe’s leading tourist attraction in the World Travel Awards visit http://www.worldtravelawards.com/vote-for-guinness-storehouse-2015.
Voting closes on 26th July and winners will be announced shortly afterwards.
Since opening its doors in 2000, the Guinness Storehouse, a seven-storey treasure-trove of all things Guinness, has welcomed in excess of 13 million visitors to date. Visitors to the Guinness Storehouse can learn how to pour the perfect pint in the Guinness Academy, immerse themselves in the best Guinness ads in the newly-opened advertising exhibit and take in the famous 360 degree views from the Gravity Bar, the highest bar in Dublin city.
The World Travel Awards European gala ceremony will be held in Forte Village, Sardinia, on September 5th 2015.