TAP ALSO ADDING ROUTES FROM PORTO TO BARCELONA, LONDON CITY, MILAN, AND PONTA DELGADA IN THE AZORES
The Portuguese Tourism Board, Turismo de Portugal, has just launched a new web asset, www.portuguesetrails.com, dedicated to Portugal's diverse offerings for cyclists and hikers. The aim of this initiative is to help travelers plan their trips to Portugal and connect with support for hiking or biking.
Few are the people in Portugal who do not know the drink of the Algarve mountains, and still less are those who have never tasted it. According to experts, the harvesting of the arbutus is the most important part of the whole process of manufacturing the much loved brandy.
Two new projects underway near Évora in the Alentej
Pataniscas is the name of a crispy cod fritter that is tasty goodness.
Azores Airlines has become the first Portuguese company to offer the all-new A321neo aircraft. The airline took possession of one this week and is in process of air certification it for service in early 2018. The Airbus A321neo is the first of six aircrafts on order by Azores Airlines. The next five A321neos will be in the skies between now and early 2021.
Azores Airlines, with flight stop Portugal from Boston, a stopover comes at no extra costs it includes stopping in Azores in both ways — on your way to Lisbon or Porto. You can choose a stopover at no additional fee and you can stay up to seven nights.
Historic spa resorts across Portugal are being reborn for the modern traveler. And, new luxury spas are dotting up across the landscape. The country has always been thought of as "a garden by the sea," with green inviting landscapes, and in some places the waters are known to be therapeutic.
Portugal has been voted the World’s Leading Destination, at the 24th World Travel Awards, the first time that a European country has won the distinction. Portugal was also recognized as the World’s Leading Tourist Board, and World’s Leading Tourism Authority Website (for visitportugal.com).
The Craftsmanship of Portugal’s Estremoz clay figures was just added to UNESCO´s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.