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Tourism 2017: Portugal’s best in almost every way

Just as the pundits predicted, Portugal’s summer of 2017 was the best in almost every way. More tourists, more nationalities, more...

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New art website and online magazine launched

A new ‘Algarve Art’ venture has launched in the Algarve, combining a new website promoting art and artists of all genres, a...

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Algarve hotels still booming in September

The ‘holiday madness’ that August in the Algarve is known for has only slightly slowed down with the region still recording high tourist...

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Fatacil fairground to become “urban park”

A €7 million project to turn Lagoa’s Fatacil fairground into an “urban park” in the next three to four years was unveiled last Sunday...

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GDP “goes up again”!

INE, Portugal’s statistics institute, is scrabbling to catch up as the country’s GDP does exactly what INE said it wouldn’t. Only two...

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Summer fun in full swing as Algarve prepares event-filled winter

There are many reasons why the Algarve continues to grow in popularity as a tourism destination. We all know the weather is amazing, the...

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Foreign investment increases 6.9% in first semester

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased in Portugal by almost 7% in the first half of the year, €7.2 billion more in just one year....

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Tourism revenue up 21%, reveals Bank of Portugal

Tourism revenue has increased an incredible 21% in the first half of the year alone. This represents more than €6 billion spent by...

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Property sales up by 30 %

First the good news – and it’s brilliant: 2017 is set to see property sales in Portugal hit the proverbial glass ceiling. Agents are...

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Fatacil 2017 begins Friday

iday (August 18) marks the start of this year’s Fatacil fair in Lagoa. The event is one of the Algarve’s most popular summer happenings,...

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Carvoeiro superstar Beto Kalulu seeks support to release album celebrating 45 years of music

Few musicians in the Algarve can brag about having a career as long and successful as Beto Kalulu’s. For 45 years, the Carvoeiro-based...

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New “mega touristic project” on track for Albufeira

Alfamar – the so-called rundown hotel years ago cited as one of the ‘quid pro quos’ of Portugal’s ruinous submarine ‘deal’ with...

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