- In 2010, the Pestana brand was distinguished as one of the most valuable in Portugal by the Brand Valuation Forum;
- The Pestana Group was ranked 26th in the European Hotel Survey 2010;
- According to the Corporate 300 Ranking, published by the American magazine "Hotels", the Pestana Group is amongst the Top 100 hotel companies worldwide;
- The President of the Pestana Group was named the best "Entrepreneur of the Year 2011" by Ernst & Young Consultant;
- Nomination for Best Hotel Chain in the 8th edition of the Publituris Travel Awards.