Tag: Portugal

Lisbon the heart of Portugal

Gateway to Praça do Comércio, Lisbon is surely one of the magnificent cities around the globe. Take a ride in Tram 28, which passes some of the city’s most iconic sights or roam around Rua Augusta to another of Lisbon’s great squares, the Rossio. The city has a lot to offer to every traveller. Source: […]

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Coastal city of Porto in Portugal welcomes new tourists

In recent times, Porto is witnessing a phenomenal wave of new tourists who are seeking out the city’s more unconventional features. Source: BBC

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Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort launches in Portugal

Debuting in Europe, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas recently announced the launch of Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, bringing the brand’s authentic luxury to southern Portugal’s picturesque Algarve coast. A 15-minute drive from Faro International Airport, Anantara Vilamoura is located close to the ocean, marinas and beaches of the Algarve and boasts stunning views of the […]

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A tour of Lisbon, Portugal

Spread across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon has captivated visitors with its Roman and Moorish ruins, white-domed cathedrals, grand plazas lined with sun-drenched cafes. Source: World Travel Guides

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Portugal launches special food campaign to boost Culinary Tourism

A recently launched campaign by Portugal Tourism is focussing on pushing the country’s national cuisine and viniculture under the spotlight. Talking about the project, Antonio Padeira, Tourism Director for the UK and Ireland at the Portuguese National Tourist Office said, “Change is afoot. There are already people going [to Portugal] for food and wine trips, […]

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Portugal wins Europe’s leading tourist board award

The picturesque nation of Portugal recently won 15 awards at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 held in Greece. Recipients of the awards were honored at a gala ceremony held at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece. Amongst the prestigious awards accorded to Portugal was – Europe’s Leading Tourism Board to […]

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Portugal promotes wine tourism

Visit Portugal is currently promoting the country as a culinary destination, with a special focus on wine tourism. Portugal is a country with a strong wine growing tradition, and while exploring the different types of wines and wine producing regions, one can enjoy the stunning landscapes, rich heritage and culture, and friendly, loving people of […]

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Bengali movie ‘Bachchan’ films three songs in Portugal

As Indian cinema has always been a medium of creating destination awareness and desire, Turismo de Portugal is actively reaching out to the segment to further enhance Portugal’s image as a top-end leisure destination and lure in more tourists. Recently, Turismo de Portugal, along with All Around Globe Services Pvt Ltd and ‘Cinemate’-Portugal’s leading line […]

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Indian travel trade members visit Portugal

Eight Indian travel agents have recently conducted a familiarisation trip to the picturesque and historic cities of Portugal with an aim to enhance the European & Mediterranean experience for their clients. The trip was organised by Portuguese DMC ‘Oasis Travels’ in association with local hotel and resort chains. The group explored the history, culture, lifestyle, […]

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Portugal sees rise in foreign visitor numbers

Portugal Tourism saw an increase in foreign tourist arrivals and hotel stays in July as compared to last year of the same month. According to the National Statistics Institute (INE), hotel stays by foreign visitors increased by six per cent in July taking the number to 4.6 million in the first seven months of the […]

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