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A decade on from the grey financial crisis and Portugal is unreservedly going places. Lauded and awarded in travel magazines, hotel groups and entrepreneurs have seen the light and are lavishly...

Hotels in the Algarve are expecting a busy weekend as holidaymakers travel to the region to enjoy a short carnival break.

And as the government has allowed public sector employees to take...

Though two establishments in Alvor and Albufeira were recently targeted by authorities for doing so, an increasing number of hotels in the Algarve are marketing themselves as for “adults only”, a...

Portuguese hotels to drop star rating

Three, four and five-star hotels may no longer require classification under Portugal’s star rating system.

The news was confirmed by Secretary of State for Tourism Adolfo Mesquita Nunes in...

Algarve hotel bookings bounce 4.4% in May

More and more people are choosing the Algarve’s hotels for their holidays, with figures for May showing a positive bounce of 4.4% on last year.

Data from hoteliers’ association AHETA shows...

Portugal’s five-star hotels among world best

Portugal’s five-star hotels are among the world’s best, a study by travel website trivago.pt has found.

According to feedback from the website users, Portugal’s luxury hotels rank 11th in...

Pousadas open their doors to travelling pooches

At last, the holiday dilemma of what to do with your four-legged mate has been solved - at least if yours is a small mate and you choose to stay at a Portuguese “pousada” (the state-owned chain of...

Portugal’s hotel sector registers all-round growth

INE || 2014 was another “record-breaking year” for the Portuguese tourism sector, registering more guests (+12%), overnight stays (+11%) and revenue (+12.8%) than the year before.

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Thai company buys six Tivoli hotels for €168.2 million

Portugal’s Tivoli Group has announced that six of its hotels in Portugal and Brazil have been sold to Thai company Minor International (MINT) for €168.2 million.

Of the six hotels sold,...

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