Margarida is a Travel Tomorrow reporter and press and communications assistant at Buscardini Communications. She studied Communication Sciences and Journalism at the NOVA University of Lisbon (FCSH) with an Erasmus semester in European Studies at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. After an internship at the Communication department of the Municipal Council of Cascais, life took her to Boston, Massachusetts. In the United States, she worked for the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford for the past 4 years.  Margarida loves traveling, snowboarding and attending live music. A big fan of humor and in a serious relationship with food.

30 October 2023

European travel plans marked by financial pressures in late 2023 and early 2024

According to the latest report from the European Travel Commission (ETC), the sentiment regarding domestic and intra-European travel remains robust, although financial pressures are beginning to […]
30 October 2023

People keep confusing Sweden and Switzerland, says Swedish tourist board

The Swedish tourist board has launched a “Sweden (not Switzerland)” campaign to help people tell the difference between the two countries. “Definitely different” “People all over […]
27 October 2023

Must visit travel destinations for 2024, according to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet has unveiled its list of the must see destinations for 2024. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the renowned travel publisher’s “Best in Travel” […]
27 October 2023

As European hospitality emerges from the pandemic, worries remain

Over the past few years, not once has it seemed that the world is coming to an end. The Covid-19 pandemic, lockdowns, wars and the undeniable, […]
26 October 2023

Sri Lanka offers free visas to seven countries in bid to boost tourism

Holidaymakers looking for destinations where overtourism is not an issue and a warm welcome will be given would do well to look at Sri Lanka, whose […]
25 October 2023

Russian tourists to get visa-free entry to Thailand as of 1 November

Thailand will allow Russian tourists to stay visa-free for up to 90 days as of 1 November. The decision comes following Thailand’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin […]
25 October 2023

West Maui to re-open for tourism after fires amid pleas for “kindness, understanding and aloha”

Hawaii’s second largest island, Maui, is set to re-open for tourism across nearly all its recently fire-stricken west. From 1 November 2023, only gutted parts of […]
24 October 2023

Uber introduces hot air balloon rides in Türkiye

Uber has added a new feature on its app for users in Cappadocia, Türkiye. The region, famed for the its picturesque and Instagrammable hot air balloon […]
24 October 2023

Fostering European tourism by creating a EU Tourism Agency

Towards the unprecedented challenges that the European Union (EU) is facing, also within the tourism sector, it becomes imperative for the European Commission to contemplate the […]
24 October 2023

Europe’s travel accommodations sector surpasses pre-Covid benchmarks in 2023

Amidst a difficult global context – marked by escalating geopolitical tensions and enduring cost-of-living crisis – Europe’s travel and tourism sector has defied odds. Research conducted […]
23 October 2023

These 7 types of travellers will be trendy in 2024, according to Booking

Travel platform Booking has revealed 7 types of travellers that will overtake the tourism industry in 2024, according to changing habits and the new post-Covid environment. […]
23 October 2023

US grants Israelis 90-days visa free amid Israel-Hamas war

The US has launched a visa waiver program to facilitate the arrival of Israelis trapped in conflict into the country. With growing tensions in the wake […]
23 October 2023

US State Department urges all Americans abroad to be vigilant amid Israel-Hamas war

US citizens living abroad have received a warning from the State Department urging them to be cautious and vigilant in the wake of the Israel-Hamas war. […]
23 October 2023

Storm Babet wreaks havoc as flood warnings and travel disruptions plague UK

Storm Babet is wreaking havoc across the UK, having claimed at least four lives and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The persistent downpour […]
19 October 2023

Algarve named Europe’s best beach destination for the 10th time

For the 5th year in a row and 10th time overall, the Algarve region, in the south of Portugal, has been named Europe’s Leading Beach Destination […]
19 October 2023

Japan’s tourism bounces back to pre-Covid levels, but regional disparities persist

Japan’s tourism sector has witnessed a significant rebound, with visitor numbers reaching an impressive 96.1% of pre-pandemic levels, according to a Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) […]