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The government of Madeira has announced that the marine reserve around the Savage Islands (Ilhas Selvagens) will be extended to 12 nautical miles.
Madeira Tourism Board has been honoured with the title of Europe’s Leading Island Destination at the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Madeira Promotion Bureau president and regional secretary of tourism and culture, Eduardo Jesus, to find out how it feels to have been recognised by voters from around the globe
Considered one of the safest tourism destinations in the world following the Covid-19 pandemic, Nuno Vale, executive director of the Madeira Promotion Bureau, tells Breaking Travel News how the islands plan to leverage their success as the market continues to reopen in 2022.
With both islands on the green list, meaning quarantine-free travel, the leisure airline and tour operator has seen customers flocking to book flights and holidays.
Madeira Promotion Bureau has launched an eight-week London taxi campaign as tourism to the islands reopens. The work comes alongside partners Ubiqtaxis and British Airways.
Madeira has welcomed its addition to the safe travel list, calling the decision “mutually beneficial” to both the UK and local travel industry. The Covid-19 situation in Madeira is under control, officials said.
The Balearic Islands, Malta, the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira and Barbados are among the places added to the green list for travellers from the UK.
The campaign reinforces the feeling of belonging and shows the diversity that exists in this region, which offers experiences, landscapes, culture, gastronomy and memories for an unparalleled trip.
Madeira deserves to stay on the UK green list and should not be categorised with the rest of mainland Europe, according to local officials. The archipelago is 1,077 kilometres away in the Atlantic.
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira has been considered one of the safest destinations in Europe by international observers.
Developed from in-depth studies aiming to identify the greatest attributes of the territory, the conclusion was clear: Madeira is a place where everyone who visits feels a sense of belonging.