At a ceremony last night, Edinburgh was crowned Europe's Leading Destination at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2012. City of Edinburgh Council Leader Andrew Burns expresses his delight at the news.
Council Leader Andrew Burns, said: "This is fantastic news for Edinburgh and a terrific endorsement from the people who work in the travel industry. Edinburgh is already a multi-award winning city and this is further confirmation that Edinburgh is a world class tourist destination steeped in history with a great atmosphere which hosts numerous world-renowned cultural events."
See all the 2012 winners on the World Travel Awards website.