As reported in the Algarve Resident last week, the country basking in over 3000 hours of sunshine per year has hit “historic highs” in real estate sales this year, clearing a billion euros worth of business in just six months. That’s more than the total for the whole of 2014. Elsewhere, we have upped our
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Portugal won a total of 14 awards in this years gala event at the prestigious World Travel Awards, which took place on the 5th of September in Sardinia, Italy. The Algarve won Europe’s Best Beach destination, Hotel Quinta do Lago won the Best Beach resort whilst the Conrad Algarve won the Best Luxury Spa resort.
The Algarve is currently in the running for Europe’s Leading Beach destination in the World Travel Awards as well as having several hotels in various categories such as, Europe’s Best Beach resort: Hotel Quinta do Lago and Vila Vita Parc which has also been nominated in other categories for All Inclusive Resort, Green Hotel, Leading
Portugal was considered by ABTA – British Travel Association, to be one of the best holiday destinations in their 2014 Travel Trends report, which was developed together with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The report predicts cautious optimism in the holiday market for the year ahead with consumers continuing to holiday and planning to spend
The Portuguese Government has announced Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEA) with 15 foreign tax authorities that will see them removed from its tax Black List, Pricewaterhouse Coopers has reported.
A short helicopter flight from Quinta do Lago and perched close to Europe’s most western tip is Sintra, one of the nation’s most precious architectural and istorical jewels. Protected from unflattering progress by its UNESCO World Heritage status, the little town has enjoyed fame and royal privilege for hundreds of years.