The flight between Beijing and Lisbon, with stop in Xi'an, is starting in late August.
The Portuguese Government is launching a new program of financial support for congresses and events with more than 50 people in the countryside, Deputy Minister of Economy, Pedro Siza Vieira, told Lusa.
IMEX America will take place in Las Vegas, from 10th to 12th September, and will bring together some 7,500 meetings industry professionals.
The seventh edition of the World Meetings Forum is taking place in Los Cabos, from 8th to 10th July.
Portugal was voted Best European Tourist Destination for the third consecutive year by the World Travel Awards, at a ceremony held on 8th June in Madeira.
TAP has started the flights to Chicago O’Hare.