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The 25th International Tourism Fair, which kicks of this Wednesday in Lisbon and runs until 3 March, will have a 500 sq metre PortugalGolf Show. The fair will also focus on the religious tourism and the meetings’ industry sectors.
Have you thought about owning property in Portugal? It’s one of the best countries to live in, according to a new campaign set up by the Portuguese government and which aims to boost the country’s tourism.
After years of flocking to the Algarve, British tourists seem to have finally discovered the rest of Portugal, with the north but especially the Alentejo registering an expressive increase in Brit holidaymakers, as Filipe Silva, head of the Portuguese National Tourist Office in London, told PDV after the World Travel Market.
By Célia Pedroso
Tourism is one of Portugal’s most important sectors, and tourism officials are trying to target new customers with a range of new products aimed at different market segments.
The prestigious World Travel Awards 2012 acknowledged the Algarve as Europe’s top beach destination, and Portugal as Europe’s top golf destination.
According to the Algarve Hotel and Tourist Resort Association’s own figures, the fall in the numbers of Portuguese (10%) and Spanish (20%) visitors was offset by the rise in British (+16.1%) and Dutch (17.3%) tourists.
September is grape harvesting season in Portugal. PDV reveals how you can take part in one of the country’s oldest wine-making traditions in the magnificent Douro Valley, home to world-famous Port wine.
Grapes will be ready to be harvested between 10 and 15 September.
Two hotel boats, expected for delivery next March, are already being built by Aveiro shipyards for the same company.