Portugal Tourism News

TAP celebrates and widens Portugal Stopover programme

TAP celebrates and widens Portugal Stopover programme

1 August 2017 Airline News Tourism News

This summer, TAP is celebrating the first anniversary of its Portugal Stopover with several announcements making the programme more attractive. As of September, travellers can spend more time getting to know Lisbon and Porto, as well as Madeira, Azores or Algarve, as TAP increases the duration of the stopover from three days to five.

Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel debuts in Portugal

Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel debuts in Portugal

2 May 2017 Hotel News

Avenida da Liberdade is the best address in Lisbon and it is now possible to stay at the upscale Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel. The newly launched hotel has a perfect location just off fashion-forward Avenida da Liberdade, which attracts an eclectic crowd to its tree-lined esplanades with big-name designer labels and continental sidewalk cafes.

West Cliffs golf course prepares to debut in Portugal

West Cliffs golf course prepares to debut in Portugal

20 February 2017 Tourism News

Europe’s most eagerly-awaited new golf course design project will officially open in Portugal this summer. Situated less than an hour north of Lisbon – on Portugal’s magnificent Silver Coast – West Cliffs has been designed by golf course architect Cynthia Dye ASGCA, of the world-renowned golf architecture firm Dye Designs Group, and is set to be unveiled to a worldwide audience in June.

Starwood reveals plans for W Algarve

Starwood reveals plans for W Algarve

11 November 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.

Lisbon takes top title at World Travel Awards

Lisbon takes top title at World Travel Awards

Lisbon has been named Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination by the World Travel Awards. These accolades, announced at the Europe Gala Ceremony held in Sardinia, honour the quality of services and the facilities for cruise passengers available in the sunny Portuguese capital. Paula Oliveira, executive director of Turismo de Lisboa, said: “We are extremely proud to have received these two new awards for our city.”

Ryanair extends Aberdeen schedule with new Faro flight

Ryanair extends Aberdeen schedule with new Faro flight

25 September 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Ryanair is extending its Aberdeen summer 2017 schedule with a new route to Faro. The new departure is in addition to the low-cost carrier’s two already announced new routes to Alicante and Malaga. Ryanair head of communications, Robin Kiely, said: “We are pleased to extend our Aberdeen summer 2017 schedule with a new route to Faro, which will operate twice weekly in addition to our other new routes to Alicante and Malaga.”

TAP launches Portugal Stopover to international travellers

TAP launches Portugal Stopover to international travellers

14 July 2016 Airline News Tourism News

TAP Portugal is introducing a Portugal Stopover, giving passengers the option of visiting two destinations, with a stay in Lisbon or Porto for up to three days during the same trip. Passengers flying on round trips starting in the UK and flying to the American continent, Brazil or Africa as the destination, and vice versa, will be able to enjoy the stopover.

Vintage House Hotel set for March opening in Douro Valley

Vintage House Hotel set for March opening in Douro Valley

25 February 2016 Hotel News

Visitors to Pinhão will be able to enjoy the best of the Douro Valley, the oldest demarcated wine region in the world, as the historic Vintage House Hotel reopens its doors in late March this year. Following its recent purchase, the hotel, which was built in the 19th century as a house and wine storage warehouse for the Taylor’s Port family, is undergoing a two-month refurbishment and will enable guests to experience the authentic heart of Portugal’s most famous wine region.