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  • Portugal cheapest destination for British holidaymakers

    A number of factors combine so that 2016 can a great year for holidays in Portugal for British tourists. A report published in the UK which states that Portugal is the cheapest destination for British holidaymakers is reinforced by  news that tourism experts have predicted a record-breaking yea
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  • Lisbon €20 airport taxi flat rate

    Taxi association ANTRAL is proposing a €20 flat rate for taxi journeys from the arrivals zone of Lisbon airport that are less than 15 kilometres long and then charge 47 cents a kilometre after that. The €20 flat rate is being negotiated with airport operator ANA, the mobility institute an
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  • More than 300 portuguese beaches and marinas win the Blue Flag

    The blue flag will be flown this year 299 beaches and 15 marinas. The Algarve region continues to have the highest number of beaches distinguished by the European Blue Flag Association (ABAE), with 85 beaches, and the Tagus Valley region is the one that registers more new entries in the list of awar
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  • Azores now become Ryanair s 72nd base

    The irish low cost Ryanair started transatlantic flights to the Azores and established a new base on the portuguese atlantic islands.Last December, the Irish airline had announced plans to open a new route from Europe to Ponta Delgada, Azores, starting on April 2015, and that talks were underway wit
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  • Easyjet Start Flights to Azores

    London based low-cost easyJet was the first foreign carrier to take advantage of the new liberalization policy by establishing four flights a week between Lisbon and Ponta Delgada, starting March 29. At the beginning of the year, Ryanair had reported being in discussions with the Government of the
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  • Portugal a fiscal paradise for the French

    There are currently more than 750 French companies operating in Portugal, 400 of which areassociated to the Luso-French Chamber of Commerce and those alone have created some 40,000 jobs, according to finance news site Dinheiro Vivo. Add to that, two new studies show Portugal is at the top of French
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  • Pena Palace voted the best castle in Europe

    The European Best Destinations organized a list of 15 "best castles" of Europe. First, the Pena National Palace comes in Sintra.The European Best Destinations, a tourism organization based in Brussels, drew up a list of the most beautiful castles in Europe. Its time to choose the first place, there
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  • Conrad Algarve Is World Leading Luxury Resort

    For the second year in a row, the luxurious resort of Quinta do Lago has been recognized by the World Travel Awards, the prestigious awards in the tourism sector.Conrad Algarve has just renewed its status as World's Leading Luxury Resort for the second year in a row in the 21st World Travel Awards G
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  • Portuguese hotels win Condé Nast award

    Five Portuguese hotels have this week been distinguished with the Condé Nast Johansens 2015 award for excellence for establishments in European and the Mediterranean, from sixteen categories and beating off competition from some of the world’s leading establishments.The Condé Nas
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  • Fortifications of Elvas are World Heritage

    The world's largest fortification bastion in Elvas, was classified as World Heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).The fortifications of Elvas were classified in the category of cultural goods, the early afternoon on the 36th session of the World He
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