The Open Media Group
This website and the Algarve Resident newspaper are brought to you by MMS Publishing, a subsidiary of the Open Media Group. The Algarve Resident newspaper, published weekly since 1989 is the Algarve's leading English language newspaper.
The parent company, Open Media SA, has its roots in Portugal and has expanded into international markets. Publications in Portugal include the Essential group of bilingual (English / Portuguese language) magazines covering the Algarve, Lisbon and Madeira alongside the localised Inside Magazines in the Algarve and "12" a Portuguese language watch magazine. Outside of Portugal, the group has expanded the Essential Magazines brand to the UK, Macau (China) and Malaysia with more destinations in the pipeline.