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Dorita Mendonça, regional director of tourism, Madeira Islands

Dorita Mendonça, regional director of tourism, Madeira Islands

5 December 2018 Videos

Recognised as the World’s Leading Island Destination and set to play host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony in 2019, Dorita Mendonça, regional director of tourism for the Madeira Islands, here tells Breaking Travel News how tourism is changing the destination for the better.

Roberto Santa Clara, executive director, Madeira Promotion Bureau

Roberto Santa Clara, executive director, Madeira Promotion Bureau

9 November 2018 Videos

Madeira was recently awarded the title of Europe’s Leading Island Destination at the World Travel Awards and will host the prestigious organisation’s Europe Gala Ceremony in 2019. Here Roberto Santa Clara, executive director of the Madeira Promotion Bureau, tells Breaking Travel News how important the dual honours are and how perceptions of the Portuguese island have changed over time.