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  • Avis names a Douro road the “World’s best driving route “

    Avis names a Douro road the “World’s best driving route “

    Avis, known for renting cars around the world, has named the N-222 from Peso de Régua to Pinhão in northern Portugal “ the “World’s best driving route” “It’s a debate

  • Growing tourism markets sees 58 new hotels open this year in Portugal

    Growing tourism markets sees 58 new hotels open this year in Portugal

    Portugal will get some 58 new tourism projects in 2015; 57 new hotels plus a Pousada de Portugal. The Association of Portugal Hospitality (AHP) says that the number of rooms

  • Newsletter – April 2015 | Portuguese festivals

    Newsletter – April 2015 | Portuguese festivals

    Summer is finally coming, and Portugal is getting ready to welcome thousands of visitors. We’ve told you about 570 miles of Atlantic coastline, our new stylish, locally owned hotels and the vibrant

  • Newsletter – March 2015 | Beyond the Mountains: Trás-os-Montes is an undiscovered county

    Newsletter – March 2015 | Beyond the Mountains: Trás-os-Montes is an undiscovered county

    Portugal is in the news: Top 10-lists, best values, best new hotels.  But inside this emerging destination there are whole regions that are undiscovered – and well worth exploring. Today,

  • 20 New Hotels to open in Lisbon this year

    20 New Hotels to open in Lisbon this year

    20 new hotels are slated to open in Lisbon in 2015, which will bring 1,600 new hotel rooms into the market. Openings are planned in the first quarter for the

  • Portugal’s two biggest cities among the world’s best in the trivago Reputation Ranking

    Portugal’s two biggest cities among the world’s best in the trivago Reputation Ranking

    Trivago has just announced its annual trivago Reputation Ranking of the hundred cities in the world with best hotel reputation. Porto and Lisbon have again won a place in the

  • Newsletter – February 2015 |  Walled villages and cities of Portugal

    Newsletter – February 2015 | Walled villages and cities of Portugal

      For centuries the interior of Centro Region has been Portugal’s western frontier with Spain. The high mountains form a natural frontier – and this line of ancient fortifications is as breathtaking and as impressive at

  • Newsletter – January 2015 | Happy New Year!

    Newsletter – January 2015 | Happy New Year!

    Less than an hour from Lisbon is a little-known region where all who visit will see horses, bulls, rolling river plains, Gothic monuments and castles, and enjoy wonderful food and

  • Lagos and Lisbon voted as Hostelworld best destinations

    Lagos and Lisbon voted as Hostelworld best destinations

    Users of Hostelworld voted two Portuguese cities into the best destinations of the year: Lagos in the Algarve won for for having some of the best beaches in the world.

  • Green Accolades for Portugal

    Green Accolades for Portugal

    Portugal generates almost half of its energy from renewable sources, and has set aside vast areas as natural reserves. And, the world  has taken notice as the country has been