Category Archives: Travel
The prestigious World Travel Awards have once again nominated the Algarve as a contender for ‘Europe’s Leading Beach Destination’ as well as a couple others awards.
After reporting the past couple of months about the rather hard times that the Algarve has been going through and the fact that it will most likely have to go through a few more bad high seasons, today we have a bit of good news because the Tourism Board has forecast a much better summer season for 2013.
Bollywood is coming to Europe via Portimao, at least according to an agreement between an Indian film and television technology company and Picture Portugal.
The Algarve tourism season is starting to ramp up, with May getting closer and closer the Algarve Tourism Association – ATA – has established partnerships with more than 20 tour operators from a variety of markets as well as 11 airlines in order to boost the regional tourism and the local economy.
We’re getting close to the month May which means that sand-sculptors from around the globe are invited to Fiesta in Pera, Algarve and start sculpting their sculptures.
Fiesta was first held in 2003, it is a mega exhibition of sand sculptures that takes place in Pera, Algarve, and every edition has its own theme.
This festival and has grown in the past ten years and it is now regarded as the largest sand sculpture exhibition in the world, using about 35,000 tons of sand each year.