Last March, Portugal received the award for Best European Sustainable Destination for the first time. The distinction was announced in Germany at ITB Berlin, the main international tourism fair. Green Destinations (a non-profit foundation dedicated to sustainable tourism and the main promoter of the prize) referes Agueda, Açores, Cascais and Sintra, Lagos, Torres Vedras and Alto Minho as some of the sucess cases.
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In an annual study conducted by the Lisbon tourism observatory to 604 golfers, more than 50% put the Lisbon region in the Top 10 golf destinations to visit and in an overall assessment the region comes up with a score of 7.93 in a scale from zero to ten. One more reason to visit Lisbon!
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The North American news site Business Insider has published a list of the 15 most popular cities to travel during the holiday season, and Lisbon is in the top places. The Portuguese capital ranks fourth in this ranking, which is led by London, New York and Amsterdam, in descending order. The list resulted from a study on the Kayak travel platform between December 22 and January 1, 2019. Portugal is the most popular country, considering that it is the only one with two cities to integrate this top, with the presence of the Oporto in the 14th position
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Lisbon is strengthening its position as a world-class tourist destination, and receives the most important night of the year for the global travel and tourism industry. The World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 took place at Lisbon , for the first time, and Portugal was the winner in 17 categories. The Portuguese capital is one of the great winners: Lisbon was voted World’s Leading City Destination and World’s Leading City Break Destination.
Tuper was present at IBTM world the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry fair that took place from 27 to 29 November in Barcelona. More than 3000 destinations, more than 15,000 professionals in the industry from more than 141 countries worldwide. An unforgettable event to know the best that exists in the market, to be inspired and always guarantee the best experience for its customers.
By invitation of Meliá Group the Tuper participated in the Pre-IBTM World event where they met several Meliá Hotel units. An enriching and fun experience that took place in the city of Sevilla from November 25 to 26.
In 1995 Paddy Cosgrave said: “We needed a new home for future growth…we chose Lisbon because of the strong infrastructure in the city, the world-class venue and the thriving startup community.” Now he said that web summit will stay in Lisbon until 2028…come and see for yourself why. Web Summit will be held in Lisbon from 5-8 November this year.
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Portugal won, for the second time, the prize for best European destination of the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards were founded in 1993. Annually, an international jury of hospitality experts and peers decided on awards presented to hotels and other hospitality companies. In this edition the prize for the best cruise port in Europe was awarded to Lisbon and Turismo de Portugal was also awarded, for the fourth consecutive time, in the category of best European official tourism organization.
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