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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). Read more →


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. Read more →


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. Read more →


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. Read more →


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. Read more →