The readers of 'Condé Nast Traveler' elected Portugal the third best destination in the world in 2019
Oct 20, 2019 General
From 2018 to 2019, Portugal climbed 15 places in the ranking of the best tourist destinations in the world, chosen by readers of "Condé Nast Traveler ’, a renowned North American travel publication. This year occupies the third place. The readers 'questionnaire for the 32nd Readers' Choice Awards placed Portugal behind Indonesia and Thailand (1st and 2nd place, respectively). According to the publication, this year 600,000 registered readers on the Condé Nast Traveler portal have revealed their preferences about the best countries to travel for tourism, but also about the best hotels, spas, cities, islands, cruises, airlines. , etc. In the ranking of countries as the best tourist destinations in the world only two other European destinations are listed: Greece, in seventh place, and Italy, in ninth.
Lagoa and Carvoeiro the best parish to live in in the Algarve
Jul 4, 2019 General
A study cared by Imovirtual reveals that the best parishes to live in the Algarve are Lagoa and Carvoeiro, and safety is one of the aspects most appreciated by the respondents. On the opposite side, the three parishes with lower scores are Olhão, Quelfes and Alvor. These are the conclusions of an online questionnaire, conducted between April and September of 2018, to residents in the national territory with the purpose of objectively assessing their expectations about the quality of life in the different parishes of the country.
Algarve nominated for the Europe best beach destination 2019
Jun 11, 2019 General
The Algarve received on Saturday, June 08 the “best Beach Destination 2019” award, by the World Travel Awards ceremony, which gathers the vote of the main leaders of the travel and tourism industry worldwide. This is the sixth time that the Algarve has achieved this distinction, which has already happened in the editions of 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 - and a record in awarding this award, since no other destination has reached this number of nominations. The Algarve offers all visitors a unique experience, starting with the fantastic beaches, to golf, nautical tourism and nature tourism, to the culture and gastronomy of the region, which will allow visitors to discover what makes the Algarve this unique and genuine destination.
Portugal wins 39 awards at the World Travel Awards 2019 including the Europe´s Leading Destination"
Jun 11, 2019 General
The 26th edition of the European World Travel Awards for 2019 was held in Madeira, at Belmond Reid's Palace and Portugal wins 39 awards at the World Travel Awards; Portugal was rated “Europe’s Leading Destination”, and Lisbon “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination” and was also considered “Europe’s Leading Cruise Port”, the Algarve was chosen as the “Leading Beach Destination” and Madeira was chosen as the “Europe’s Leading Island destination. Created in 1993, the World Travel Awards recognise the work done in the area of the tourist industry worldwide in order to stimulate competitiveness and quality in tourism. The nominees are selected on a worldwide scale by thousands of industry sector professionals who choose their favourites every year. Find out more
Portugal is the third safest country in the world
May 30, 2019 General
According to the Global Peace Index, released during June 2019, it places Portugal in third place among the safest countries in the world, followed by Austria, Denmark and Canada, while Germany is in 22nd place and Spain in 32nd place. in the first place is only Iceland and New Zealand. In 2013, Portugal ranked 18th among 163 countries. According to the 13th annual Global Peace Index (GPI) report prepared by the Institute for Economy and Peace in Sydney, Australia, Europe remains the most peaceful region in the world, with a slight improvement, and the Middle East region and North Africa is still the least peaceful.