Tourism

Albufeira starts charging a two-euro tourist tax on May 21

The Albufeira City Council, in the district of Faro, plans to start charging a tourist tax of two euros for overnight stays in the...

After 11 years living abroad, one Canadian explains why she prefers being back home

When Yvonne Ivanescu left Canada over a decade ago, it was in search of better opportunities. Now, she’s back after living abroad and has...

Travel and tourism exports up 17.4% in March and imports up 10.5%

Expenditure by foreign tourists in Portugal and Portuguese tourists in other countries increased by 17.4% and 10.5% respectively in March, year-on-year, accelerating compared to...

Azora now controls hotels, LA and golf courses in Óbidos

A company owned by Azora bought 4 tourism companies from venture capital manager Oxy Capital. The amount was not disclosed. Hospitality in Portugal has been...

Barceló and Vincci open new hotels in Portugal

Barceló will consolidate its presence in the Madeira archipelago, while Vincci is opting for a four-star hotel in Porto. Barceló Hotel Group is continuing its...

Yotel: robot hotel coming to the center of the country and Lisbon

In these futuristic hotels there are robots doing room service. United Investments Portugal (UIP) - part of the Arab Al-Bahar group - wants to open...
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