🇵🇹 Portugal


17 December 2020

Portugal hosts Crisis Committee: Cross-travel procedures

The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has met for the last time in 2020, to continue advancing coordination and cooperation among all parts of the sector. The […]
14 December 2020

Aldeia da Mata Pequena: A village with 12 people maintained tourism in the summer

Imagine a little enchanted village with only 12 people…  Just 3 families live in this place, hidden in a protected natural area called Penedo do Lexim. […]
11 December 2020

The best tourism film in the world is Portuguese

Portugal has conquered the Oscar of tourism films, awarded by the International Committee of Film Festivals and Tourism (CIFFT), with the film “You Only Love Once” […]
7 December 2020

“Cascais is an international case study in the fight against Covid-19” Carlos Carreiras, Mayor of Cascais

When in January 2020 we started to receive the initial information on what was going on in China, the scenario was seen as something far away that would […]
3 December 2020

A World for Travel – Christian Delom, Secretary General: “A Revolution is Coming”

The Forum “A World for Travel” will happen in May, at Évora University, Portugal, and it is about the transformation of travel and tourism. The Secretary General […]
30 November 2020

Walking the Portuguese Camino coastal route

Now one of the worlds most popular touristic pilgrim routes, el Camino de Santiago de Compostela has an important history as a pilgrimage route throughout Europe. […]
30 November 2020

Unusual snowfall in Madeira captured on camera

Last Wednesday afternoon saw unusual weather in Pico do Arieiro, where both snow and the lowest temperatures since the summer were recorded. Unusual images captured at […]
28 November 2020

Algarve awarded the Best Beach Destination in Europe

Portugal’s Algarve region has been voted the Best Beach Destination, for the 7th time, in the prestigious World Travel Awards. “In a year as troubled as […]
20 November 2020

“We cannot wait for European Funds” – Francisco Calheiros, President of the Portuguese Confederation of Tourism

Covid-19 had the greatest impact that the tourism sector has ever encountered. The inhibition to travel by air, road, rail, and sea, due to confinements and […]
10 November 2020

Porto Santo named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Porto Santo is the second largest island of the the archipelago of Madeira and home to 5483 people. In addition to this, Porto Santo Biosphere Reserve […]
9 November 2020

Covid-19: Portugal imposes curfew and declares state of health emergency

Due to the sustained Covid-19 contagion rate, Portugal has decided to impose a state of health emergency until November 23rd, announced Prime Minister Antonio Costa on […]
4 November 2020

The Ria de Aveiro: How to Preserve Paradise?

Considered privileged locations, coastal areas are rich in diversity of natural resources, factors that determine a high concentration of economic activities and population. This excessive concentration, […]
2 November 2020

Portugal wins ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’ at World Travel Awards 2020

Known as the ‘Tourism Oscars’, the World Travel Awards, a global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism, has announced its Europe 2020 […]
30 October 2020

Bussaco Palace: A Fairy Tale Castle

The enchanted forest of Mata Nacional do Bussaco is a botanical and natural ex-libris in Portugal. Here stands the Palácio Hotel do Bussaco: an authentic fairy tale castle, built by order […]
26 October 2020

Madeira: The island where it is always spring

The islands of Madeira and Porto Santo rise in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean between the turquoise blue sea and the emerald green of the […]
22 October 2020

Terceira Island, Azores: Experiences you will never forget

Azores is the place where I have lived some of the most wonderful and impressive experiences of my life. Terceira Island is superb, but above all, […]
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