Vila Vita Parc will celebrate it’s 30th anniversary with 30 weeks and 30 events, from gastronomy to art and wellness Vila Vita Parc Resort in..
Interview with Jorge Beldade, a key figure in Tourism in the Algarve
Essential sat down with Jorge Beldade, regional director of operations for the Minor Hotels Group As a key figure in tourism in the Algarve, Jorge..
Vilamoura Marina has been named ‘International Marina of the Year’ in 2021 by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the British Marine Federation It is..
As Zoomarine celebrates its 30th anniversary, Essential spoke with CEO Pedro Lavia about the park’s evolution, the challenges of the pandemic and the future A..
Portimão’s João de Arens beach named “best in Europe” by UK travellers
The secluded beach of João de Arens in Portimão has been named the “best beach in Europe” by UK travellers, according to online travel platform..
Quinta do Lago has been named Portugal’s number one golf resort in Golf World’s inaugural poll of the ‘Top 100 Courses and Resorts in Portugal’...
Portugal and Algarve named Europe’s Leading Destination and Beach Destination at tourism ‘Oscars’
Portugal has emerged as one of the winners of the European edition of the World Travel Awards. The country has brought home 26 ‘tourism Oscars’,..
Following the lifting of quarantine travel restrictions to Portugal after the Covid-19 lockdown, the beautiful Algarve is ready to welcome back UK golfers Players from the..
Algarve ranks first in “Europe’s Most Family-friendly Destinations”
The Algarve ranked first on travel insurance agency Columbus Direct’s list for “Europe’s Most Family-friendly Destinations”. With an overall score of 77.6 (out of 100),..
The Algarve’s tourism sector is celebrating yet another international accolade after the region was named ‘Best Summer Destination’ in the 2020 edition of the Irish..
Portugal named World’s Leading Destination for third consecutive year
Portugal continues to ride the wave of international tourism success, having been elected the World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards (WTA) for the..
Algarve welcomes nearly half-a-million tourists in September
Tourism officials in the Algarve are celebrating yet another important mark The region’s hotels welcomed around 445,000 guests in September, which translated into 1.9 million..
Up, Up and Away: Exploring the Algarve in a hot air balloon
The best way to enjoy the Algarve’s panoramic views is on a hot air balloon The hot air balloon is the oldest airborne vehicle in..
Neuroscience, sustainable tourism and transformative experiences that lead to pure happiness are the “new wealth”, assures Magdalena Osmola Magdalena Osmola has a restless mind, always..
Located just a few steps away from Albufeira’s Galé beach, Villa Hibiscus is the latest addition to the Vila Vita Collection, a series of luxury..