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Born in 1982 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Graduated in Sociology with a major in Social Politics at Minho University, a Postgraduate Degree in Marketing and Communication at Leiria Superior School of Education and Social Science and a Executive Master Management in Digital Transformation at Católica Lisbon Business & Economics. From 2008 to 2011 was a Communication and Marketing Consultant at Portobay Hotels & Resorts. Member of the Portuguese National Assembly since 2011, she became Member of the European Parliament in 2014. Won in 2016 the MEP Awards for her work in the category of Tourism. She is the EPP coordinator of the Steering Group of the Tourism Task Force at TRAN Committee, Vice - President of the working Group on Tourism at SMEs Europe, Vice- President on Outermost Regions of the SEARICA working Group member on the Fisheries Committee. 

30 November 2022

Short-term accommodations services: understanding the market to act wisely

It is impossible to deny that short-term accommodation has brought some benefits to cities and towns across Europe over the past decade. They have allowed many […]
8 November 2022

Data from short-term accommodation rentals to be shared with public authorities

Short-term rentals (STRs) in the European Union will soon have more rules aimed at increasing transparency in the field and to help public authorities to ensure […]
19 October 2022

These smart elevated pods could be the homes of the future

Panama based Ocean Builders, which specializes in innovative marine technology, is building smart elevated pods for living on water or on land. 1. Houses in the […]
15 September 2022

The world’s first eco-luxury floating hotel suite with a 007 touch

A new design is taking over the world of floating hotels. Anthénea, an eco-luxury floating hotel, inspired by the floating pod in the 1977 James Bond […]
14 September 2022

EU travel tech companies want fair legislation on short-term rentals

Registration schemes and clear legislation are some of the key recommendations of travel tech companies to the EU executive. 1. Short-term rentals EU travel tech companies […]
13 September 2022

Airbnb testing ‘anti-party’ algorithm to enforce ban on big parties

Sleeping in someone else’s home. That’s what Airbnb used to be all about when it first launched but much has changed since then. Even though it’s […]
8 August 2022

Scottish island of Pladda on sale for 350,000€

The small Scottish island of Pladda has gone on sale for the price of a city flat. Located off the coast of Arran, the 28-acre island […]
29 July 2022

“The Godfather” mansion is now available on Airbnb

For the celebration of the movie’s 50th anniversary, the owners of the mansion featured in “The Godfather” have put it on Airbnb, to be rented for […]
29 June 2022

“Incomers” second homes and inequality in Wales

In 1979, the first referendum on devolution for Wales was lost, with those wanting a Welsh Assembly securing only 20% of the vote. Within a year […]
20 June 2022

Airbnb outlines ‘prosperous and responsible’ vision for operations in the EU

Hosting on the Airbnb platform brings a significant supplement to existing incomes of households. Aware of the potential of its business, Airbnb is sharing its “prosperous […]
6 June 2022

You can now book a night at the prison where the latest season of Stranger Things was filmed

One of Netflix‘s hit TV series, Stranger Things has been around for a while now and fans of the show are holding their breath every time […]
6 June 2022

You can now sleep in a bubble in Brussels surrounded by nature

Brussels is a city with many faces. Even if you’re living in the city on a full-time basis, there are so many aspects that remain to […]
31 May 2022

Why should one invest in residential tourism and resorts in Portugal?

Residential tourism and resorts from Portugal presented real estate investment opportunities during a two-day event in Brussels, organised by the Belgian-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and the […]
11 April 2022

You can now stay at Julia Child’s cottage in the South of France

Who brought the French cuisine to the American public? It could be a question in Trivial Pursuit and cooking fanatics will probably already have shouted the […]
8 March 2022

Belgium offers more than 10,000 temporary shelters to Ukrainian refugees

The military conflict between Russia and Ukraine has forced roughly 1 million Ukrainians to leave their country. Throughout Europe, a wave of solidarity with Ukrainian people […]
7 March 2022

Ukrainians receive money through Airbnb bookings

People from all over the world have started booking Airbnbs in Ukraine. They obviously have no intention of actually visiting the country any time soon, but […]
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