Algarve News

Breaking Travel News interview: Joachim Hartl, general manager, Conrad Algarve

Breaking Travel News interview: Joachim Hartl, general manager, Conrad Algarve

As the World Golf Awards returns to the Conrad Algarve on the southern coast of Portugal for the Gala Ceremony 2016, Breaking Travel News editor Christopher O’Toole here chats with general manager Joachim Hartl about the importance of the event. Also on the agenda is the development of the latest Conrad 1-3-5 programme, the development of golf tourism in the Algarve and the hotel’s plans for 2017.

Starwood reveals plans for W Algarve

Starwood reveals plans for W Algarve

11th Nov 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Starwood Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, has announced it will open W Algarve in 2018 on Portugal’s stunning sun-kissed Algarve coast. Developed in partnership with Nozul Algarve, the vibrant oceanfront oasis will overlook the breath-taking coastline and the beckoning waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Portugal recognised by World Travel Awards

Portugal recognised by World Travel Awards

The Algarve has received a prestigious accolade recognising the region’s beach product as the best in Europe at the World Travel Awards ceremony in Antalya, Turkey. This year the Algarve was awarded the title of ‘Europe’s Leading Beach Destination’ for the second year running, while Portugal took the title of ‘Europe’s Leading Golf Destination’, with voters citing the wonderful golf infrastructure in the Algarve as a contributing factor.

The Algarve set to showcase world-class cuisine

The Algarve set to showcase world-class cuisine

5th Oct 2012 Focus

The Algarve region in Portugal will be showcasing its sumptuous cuisine offerings among other outstanding services when it plays host to the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Ceremony 2012 on October 6th 2012, which will draw senior representatives from Europe’s finest travel brands.

Breaking Travel News close up: The coastline of the Algarve

Breaking Travel News close up: The coastline of the Algarve

13th Aug 2012 Focus

Framed by a 200km coastline, the Algarve’s warm waters play a central role in highlighting the history, culture, gastronomy and nature of the region. The Western Algarve, known locally as the Barlavento region, is characterised by golden cliffs with a honeycomb network of caves and rocks carved by the sea.

Breaking Travel News close up: Affordable luxury in the Algarve

Breaking Travel News close up: Affordable luxury in the Algarve

10th Aug 2012 Focus

The Algarve is the perfect place to say ‘I do’ or to celebrate recent nuptials on a dream honeymoon. The variety of landscapes in the region, from golden sandy beaches on the coast, to sleepy hillside villages gives couples the ultimate choice of wedding or honeymoon location complimented by a plenty of outdoor adventures, gastronomic and cultural options.