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New World Heritage Sites in Portugal
New World Heritage Sites in Portugal
Royal Building of Mafra and Sanctuary of Bom Jesus in Braga added to the World Cultural Heritage listAt the last meeting of the World Heritage Committee, held in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Portuguese list of UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage sites added two more monuments: the Royal Building of Mafra and the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte, in Braga. With these two additions, Portugal now has 17 sites considered a Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Royal (...)
 

Portugal – Leading Tourist Destination in the World Travel Awards Europe
11 June 19
Portugal – Leading Tourist Destination in the World Travel Awards Europe
The 26th edition of the European World Travel Awards for 2019 was held in Madeira, at Belmond Reid's Palace. Portugal was rated “Europe’s Leading Destination” and Lisbon “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination” for the third year in a row. Lisbon was also considered “Europe’s Leading Cruise Port” for the fourth time in a row. For the sixth time the Algarve was chosen as the “Leading Beach Destination”, an award it has already won in 2012, 2013, (...)
 

Museums as Cultural Platforms – Museums and Citizenship
Museums as Cultural Platforms – Museums and Citizenship
On 18 May, Portuguese museums will be commemorating International Museum Day and Night of Museums with a varied programme of activities throughout the day that are well worth taking advantage of. The theme proposed for reflection in 2019 is “Museums as Cultural Platforms – Museums and Citizenship”. The idea is to draw attention to the importance of the global reach of museums as part of a worldwide network of knowledge, and to the importance of (...)
 

2019 Michelin Stars in Portugal
22 Nov 18 | Michelin 2019
2019 Michelin Stars in Portugal
On the 10th anniversary of the Michelin Gala, Portugal welcomed the big international gastronomy festival, hosting the Michelin star award ceremony at the Carlos Lopes Pavilion, in Lisbon.  On November 21, the restaurants distinguished by the Michelin Guides for their excellence of cuisine and service were revealed. This renowned distinction in the sector is also a way of exalting Portuguese gastronomy and acknowledging the talent and creative (...)
 

Portugal, the World’s Best Golf Destination for the 5th time
Portugal, the World’s Best Golf Destination for the 5th time
For the 5th year in a row Portugal has been rated the World’s and Europe’s Best Golf Destination at the World Golf Awards. In the fifth edition of the World Awards dedicated to golf, which has been held since 2014, Portugal has again been singled out as the best country in which to play golf, in Europe and worldwide. The honour was announced at La Manga Club in Cartagena, in Murcia, which once again hosted the awards ceremony. These awards (...)
 

Portugal wins World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards
Portugal wins World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards
Portugal is the great winner of the World Travel Awards 2017 final, having won World’s Leading Destination award. After winning the Europe’s Leading Destination award earlier in September, Portugal joined the list of 17 nominees at the grand final, which took place on November 10 in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. Among the nominees, there were destinations such as Brazil, Greece, Maldives, United States of America, Morocco, Vietnam or Spain, and others. (...)
 

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