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Weather: Portugal to see temperatures close to 40C

Weather: Portugal to see temperatures close to 40C

The arrival of summer has sent temperatures soaring in continental Portugal, with Lisbon surpassing 35C.

Tourism: Porto takes top Lonely Planet award

Lonely Planet has chosen Porto as the best of 10 holiday destinations in 2013. The list included destinations its editors considered “hot spots” to visit.

Secretary of state: Tourism ‘bearing up well’ in recession

Tourism receipts last year rose 5% with a downturn in domestic tourist numbers being more than offset by an increased number of foreign visitors.

Tourism: Holiday package to feature language and cookery classes

The packages are described as opportunities for “unique cultural and gastronomic experiences” and feature visits to wineries, markets and salting facilities to show the range of Portuguese products.

Industry: Proposed tourism levy ‘serious threat’ to sector

The Tourism Confederation of Portugal on Wednesday rejected a proposal by the municipalities to levy a local tax on revenues from lodging.

Events: Portugal to promote golf in International Tourism Fair

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.

Real Estate: Portugal set to soar property sales abroad through €828,000 campaign

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.

Tourism in Portugal: It’s time for the Alentejo

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: Revenues seen rising in Portugal despite crisis

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.

Tourism: Portugal top of list at World Travel Awards 2012

The prestigious World Travel Awards 2012 acknowledged the Algarve as Europe’s top beach destination, and Portugal as Europe’s top golf destination.