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.
Azores Airlines has signed a interline agreement with Alaska Airlines, which allows the Portuguese airline, based in the Azores, to issue tickets for flights operated by Alaska, and vice versa.
After sweeping travel media accolades in 2017, how did Portugal do with American visitors this year? The numbers are impressive so far. If in 2016 the total number of American visitors in Portugal was 391,125 with overnights of 910,751, by October 1, 2017 they had already hit 522,653 visitors with 1,196,923 of overnights, which is 34% higher than last year’s results and four times higher than just 10 years ago.
Azores Airlines gets you to the Azores this winter and fall with an easy non-stop direct flight from Boston Logan Airport for just $596, all taxes included, round trip.
Boston, MA--Azores Airlines gets you to Praia this winter and spring with an easy one-stop flight from Boston Logan Airport to Cape Verde (Praia) for just $694, all taxes included, round trip.
Azores Airlines will offer a special promotion for Cyber Monday. In fact, it will start on Black Friday… Between November 22nd to November 29th book in a special price of $449 including taxes round trip from Boston to the Azores Islands. Flights to Ponta Delgada, Portugal, from Boston Logan available for the four following dates: November 24th, November 29th, December 3rd and December 5th, 2017. And the return dates are: November 29th and December 3rd, 5th, 6th and 10th.
You would be hard pressed to find a more charming town than Miranda do Douro. It has it all; ancient walls, medieval architecture, breathtaking views of the Douro River Gorge, great food, wines, and even its own dialect. Just missing one thing – tourists. Think of it as Volterra before the vampires...
Lisbon’s Panteão Nacional is in the Church of Santa Engrácia. Still incomplete today, the church became the national monument in 1910 and later the National Pantheon. The church is considered to be one of the finest baroque monuments in Portugal, it is crowned by a giant dome and its interior is mostly marble.
The month of December arrives in the parks and monuments of Sintra brimming with Holiday spirit. To commemorate the festive season, there is a range of different initiatives all wrapped up in color, music and animation to help you get away from the hassles of shopping and share some quality moments of happiness whether in the company of family or friends.