Algarve Tourism named Trusted Brand

The Algarve Tourism Region has been named a trustworthy brand by the Reader's Digest in the Tourism Regions section. The category was introduced for the first time this year, and the Algarve won among other national tourist regions. The quality, cost/benefit and the perception of customer needs were the attributes that contributed to the distinction. Algarve Tourism Region president Desidério Silva welcomed the news, claiming that "Trust … [Read more...]

Zoomarine among best parks in Europe

Portugal has the 7th best theme park in Europe, announced byTripAdvisor. The water park Zoomarine in Albufeira, is the sole representative in the national ranking of the "Top 25 Amusement Parks & Water Parks in Europe". photo credits wikimedia The distinction is extremely important. All the choices of "Traveller's Choice Awards" reflect the views of many of the users of the largest travel site in the world who visited theme parks … [Read more...]

Tornado hits Western Algarve Region

Around 13h and 40m today (Friday 16th) a tornado has hit the Algarve, primarily affecting the areas of Silves, Lagoa and Carvoeiro. There are reports of fallen trees, ripped roofs and cars swept away. There are minor human casualties that have been directed to hospitals in Faro and Portimão. photo from Algarve on Facebook photo by Jorge Santos … [Read more...]