Portugal Updates Entry Requirements for Tourists

Portugal has eased its travel restrictions and is welcoming non-essential travel from Ireland. Under the country’s current restrictions, all passengers arriving from Ireland must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Portugal is now accepting Rapid Antigen Tests (TRAg) taken up to 48 hours before departure. This is applicable to all passengers arriving to Portugal…

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Portugal Allows Antigen Tests for Arrivals from Ireland

Portugal has eased its travel restrictions and is welcoming non-essential travel from Ireland. Under the country’s current restrictions, all passengers arriving from Ireland must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Portugal is now accepting Rapid Antigen Tests (TRAg) taken up to 24 hours before departure. This is applicable to all passengers arriving to Portugal from…

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Portugal Goes Green to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

  Portugal is looking forward to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Ireland this year as 10 of the nation’s favourite tourist attractions and buildings will ‘go green’ on Wednesday, 17th March, as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening Initiative. Portugal has always had strong connections with Ireland, with Irish representing 1.8 million overnights in tourist…

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Ireland Portugal Business Network Entices Irish People to Make the Move with ‘Algarve Living’ Series of Events

Press release date: 12th January 2021 The Ireland Portugal Business Network (IPBN) is launching a four-part-series of webinars showcasing opportunities to live, retire, and work in the Algarve. The ‘Algarve Living’ series will focus on five key themes throughout the series: lifestyle, business, finance, and property and living – beginning with a webinar on January…

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Aspiring Young Golfers Can Gain the Edge in Portugal

The new and first in class Edge Golf College, at Portugal’s Troia Golf Resort, is now recruiting aspiring young amateur golfers from across the world.   Whether looking to turn professional or become a leader in the golf industry, Edge is offering golfers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study their passion while playing and competing in…

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Portugal Named Europe’s Leading Destination 2020 in the World Travel Awards

The 27th European Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards took place virtually, in true 2020 style, on Monday, 2nd November. During the evening, Portugal were delighted to win 27 European awards, including Europe’s Leading Destination 2020, for the fourth consecutive year. Other awards include, the Madeira Islands announced as Europe’s Leading Island Destination 2020,…

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The Algarve Invites You to Discover ‘Probably the Best Sunset in the World’ via Live Streaming

‘SAGRES SUNSET SHOTS’ Combines music with the beautiful spectacle of nature. Experience it for yourself on the 14th, 15th, 16th August 2020 streaming from 8pm (Portugal and Ireland time). The unique sunset in Sagres in the Algarve, the most southwestern point of Portugal and Europe, attracts thousands of people annually to watch the beautiful spectacle of…

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Applications for the Portuguese Tourism Schools are Now Open

Through its network of 12 schools, the Portuguese Tourist Board trains more 3,000 students per year, contributing to the competitiveness and quality of the service provided by the country’s tourism sector. The Portuguese Tourist Board is delighted to announce that applications to the Portuguese Tourism Schools are now open, until July 15. Both national and…

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Turismo de Portugal launches Clean & Safe Platform

  Press release date: 12th June 2020   The Portuguese Tourist Board has launched an official platform to allow tourists to search for establishments which have adhered to the Clean & Safe stamp, a health and safety measure established earlier this year by the tourist board, in response to  the COVID-19 pandemic.   Developed by Infraspeak, with the support of…

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