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Destination: Trancoso and Belmonte, Portugal

Destination: Trancoso and Belmonte, Portugal

In our ongoing travels though Portugal with the Center for Latino-Jewish relations we visit the country’s "northern inland.” We ... Read More

Tourists beware: Portugal declares war on cigarette butts

Tourists beware: Portugal declares war on cigarette butts

Portugal introduced a strict law aiming at combating smokers who throw the cigarette butts on the ground in public. ... Read More

Special trip to Lisbon: Revealing the ironies

Special trip to Lisbon: Revealing the ironies

This trip has been different from most of my trips. Normally I travel to a location to work on ... Read More

Emirates launches its new service to Porto

Emirates launches its new service to Porto

Emirates has launched its new four times weekly service to Porto, its second destination in Portugal. The new service ... Read More

Qatar Airways touches down in Lisbon for the first time

Qatar Airways touches down in Lisbon for the first time

Qatar Airways’ first ever passenger flight to Portugal landed at Lisbon Airport on Monday 24 June 2019, as the ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation ... Read More

28 killed in Portugal bus crash, many German tourists

28 killed in Portugal bus crash, many German tourists

A bus reported to be carrying tourists, including many from Germany, crashed on the island of Madeira in Portugal, ... Read More

55.9 million travelers: Passenger traffic in Portuguese airports up 5.8%

55.9 million travelers: Passenger traffic in Portuguese airports up 5.8%

Portuguese airports traffic increased by 6.2% in the first quarter of the year to over 11 million passengers, compared ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

Lisbon-based TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline ... Read More

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

Israel has about 9 million inhabitants and annually receives more than 4 million visitors. TAP Air Portugal landed its ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint ... Read More

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

The gastronomy scene in Portugal is booming with the food scene finally stepping out of the shadow of Spain. ... Read More

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

How much worse can it get for the Portugal travel and tourism industry? What can a beach destination do to ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce ... Read More

The Bachelor travels to Portugal

The Bachelor travels to Portugal

Visit Portugal and Visit Algarve are host destinations in the next episode of ABC’s The Bachelor. The episode will ... Read More

Budapest Airport sees Portuguese expansion with Ryanair

Budapest Airport sees Portuguese expansion with Ryanair

Budapest Airport can confirm that Ryanair, which has recently announced new routes to Bordeaux and Toulouse, will also commence ... Read More

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel doing the right thing for 8th consecutive year

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel doing the right thing for 8th consecutive year

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel is an award winning 4 star boutique green hotel located in the heart of Lisbon. ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first ... Read More

Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto

Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto

Emirates announced today it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal: Record 16 million passengers last year

TAP Air Portugal: Record 16 million passengers last year

TAP carried a total of 15.8 million passengers in 2018, an increase of 1.5 million over 2017, registering a ... Read More

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

The gay segment, which makes up more than 10% of tourists worldwide, is responsible for almost 16% of total ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal triples its flights between Newark and Porto

TAP Air Portugal triples its flights between Newark and Porto

TAP Air Portugal - the flag carrier airline of Portugal, will triple its flights between Newark and Porto starting ... Read More

Romance is in the air for Valentine’s Day at five luxury Corinthia Hotels

Romance is in the air for Valentine’s Day at five luxury Corinthia Hotels

Corinthia Hotels' collection of five-star properties aim to make Valentine's Day a day and night to remember. Read More

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

From London to Lisbon, tempting spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels are the perfect antidote to winter and will ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal adds third new U.S. route for 2019

TAP Air Portugal adds third new U.S. route for 2019

TAP Air Portugal will fly five weekly nonstop round-trips, year-round, between San Francisco and Lisbon from June next year. ... Read More

Corinthia Hotels offers seasonal cheer

Corinthia Hotels offers seasonal cheer

The countdown is on to December 15, 2018, when luxury hotel collection Corinthia Hotels offers some seasonal cheer.  Read More

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon scoops World’s Leading City Hotel Award at World Travel Awards 2018

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon scoops World’s Leading City Hotel Award at World Travel Awards 2018

Esteemed accolade is a testament to Corinthia Lisbon’s commitment to excellence, and dedication to craft the ultimate hotel experience. Read More

TAP Air Portugal beefs up flights to Lisbon from US

TAP Air Portugal beefs up flights to Lisbon from US

TAP Air Portugal adds nonstop flights to Lisbon from Washington-Dulles & Chicago O’Hare Read More

Airbus delivers first A330-900 to launch operator TAP Air Portugal

Airbus delivers first A330-900 to launch operator TAP Air Portugal

TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of the world’s first new generation widebody A330neo and, as the launch airline, ... Read More

Luxury for less during Corinthia Hotels’ Black Friday weekend

Luxury for less during Corinthia Hotels’ Black Friday weekend

The luxury, five-star collection of Corinthia Hotels around the world is celebrating the annual Black Friday bonanza with discounts ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal adds NYC-based chef to its Michelin-Star winning culinary team

TAP Air Portugal adds NYC-based chef to its Michelin-Star winning culinary team

TAP Air Portugal’s ‘Taste the Stars’ program featuring five Michelin star winning Portuguese chefs and the airline’s cuisine consultant ... Read More

Aer Lingus confirms 2 new Cork routes

Aer Lingus confirms 2 new Cork routes

Cork Airport is delighted to confirm that long-standing airline partner Aer Lingus will introduce flights to Dubrovnik and Nice ... Read More

WTTC welcomes Turismo de Portugal as new Destination Partner

WTTC welcomes Turismo de Portugal as new Destination Partner

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today welcomes Luis Araújo, President, Turismo de Portugal, as our newest Member ... Read More