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New hotels ring in brave new era

New hotels ring in brave new era

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 investing. Projects already in the pipeline promise as many as 8,000 new rooms by 2018, and that’s only the beginning.

Influential weekly Expresso reports that the 83 new hotels due to open by the end of next year will be followed by a host of others in 2019.

The ‘news’ is that these are not simply following in the footsteps of what has come before.

Portugal’s new focus in hospitality is on celebrating its identity – taking crumbling, noble buildings and transforming them into welcoming spaces for the discerning traveller.

Read more in the Algarve Resident