Portugal News

Portugal sells airport operator ANA to Vinci

Portugal sells airport operator ANA to Vinci

28th Dec 2012 Airline News

Portugal is set to beat privatisation revenue goals by selling domestic airport operator ANA to French construction firm Vinci. The deal, reportedly worth €3 billion, will set a world record for such transactions, according to the Portuguese government.

Are the Portuguese embracing the ‘staycation’ phenomenon?

Are the Portuguese embracing the ‘staycation’ phenomenon?

21st Sep 2011 Focus

The term ‘staycation’ may have been applied more liberally to people from the UK opting to stay and holiday at home, rather than head off to foreign climes, but it’s not solely a UK phenomenon it seems. A revealing report from the Portuguese National Statistics Institute (INE), showed that in comparison to 2010, residents of Portugal have travelled significantly less.

Uncovering the hidden Algarve

Uncovering the hidden Algarve

15th Mar 2011 Press Release Hotel News Tourism News

A new initiative from Vila Vita Parc will allow the resort’s guests to discover the real Algarve with a range of authentic experiences covering the history, culture, landscape, natural beauty, traditions, art, crafts and gastronomy of the region.

Portugal hosts prestigious Golf, Surf, Motor-sports and Adventure Race events this fall

Portugal hosts prestigious Golf, Surf, Motor-sports and Adventure Race events this fall

12th Oct 2009 Press Release Travel Events News

Portugal will host four major sporting events over the course of October, highlighting the country’s international standing as a world-class sporting host. The Portugal Masters, one of the key tournaments of the European PGA Tour, as well as the Superbike Portugal GP, the World Enduro Championship, the Rip Curl Pro Search Surfing Championship and the ARWC World Championship will all take place in Portugal supported by Turismo de Portugal, the Portuguese National Tourist Board.