Between 20 February and 22 February
ACE of MICE 2019
Between 26 February and 27 February
International Confex 2019
Visiting Porto and not going to the Port Wine Cellars is similar to going to Rome and missing the Pope.
Designed by architects Vitorio Gregotti and Manuel Salgado, next to the Jeronimos Monastery and Belém Tower, two icons of the Portuguese capital, the CCB area has a remarkable diversity of spaces.
Tips by Isabel Amaral – President of APOREP (Associação Portuguesa de Estudos de Protocolo)
# Portugal, Market
To celebrate its 18th anniversary, Europalco gathered clients and friends.
By Nelson Carvalheiro was declared Travel Blogger 2014 for Europe at FITUR - Tourism Fair, in Madrid.
By Susanna Tocca, Managing director . AIM Portugal
By João Luís Moita, CEO, Citur
Two second places and a third one is the balance of another Portuguese participation in the European Best Event Awards (EuBea).
During the session, Carlos Brito, the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association for the Museum of Transport and Communications, highlighted the importance of the study to assess the real importance of the congress center in the Portuguese economy.
Miguel Velez is the new manager of Pestana Pousadas Group.
Azul - Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras wants to link Brazil to Europe from May 4th on nonstop flights to Lisbon.
# Portugal, Staff
The Portuguese agency BTrust has joined The Staffing Collective, an international network of agencies specialized in event implementation, staffing and entertainment already present in 32 countries.
The balance for the Portuguese agencies in this year's edition of the European Best Event Awardshas resulted in two winners, with a gold and a bronze award.
The Estoril Congress Centre (ECC) has just achieved Gold Certification with EarthCheck.
Thirty international tour operators specialised in the meetings industry area were invited by Porto Tourism Association (Associação de Turismo do Porto - ATP) to get to know and experience the destination's offer in this segment.
The Lisbon Congress Centre (CCL) received a major event dedicated to information technologies: ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform.
The revelation was made by Nooch Homerossukhon, director of the Thai Convention Bureau Meetings and Incentives department, in the latest IT & CMA edition in Bangkok.
# Brazil, Sporting Events
It's Vinicius Lummertz who grants it, in an interview with CNN TV channel in Quest Means Business program.
The Algarve Tourism Association (ATA), an organisation responsible for the region foreign tourism promotion, offers three new online tools which aim to strengthen the international communication of the "business tourism" product.
Turismo de Portugal (Tourism of Portugal) won the World Travel Awards 2015, known as the "Tourism Oscars" in the category of best European Official Tourism Agency (Europe's Leading Tourist Board).
# Portugal, Press Trip
Porto and the North Tourism Association (ATP) invited national and international journalists to participate in events such as Nos D’bandada in Porto, and Noite Branca (White Night) in Braga.
The Algarve Tourism Association (ATA) is taking the region, for the first time, to "Soccerex Global Convention 2015," a football business specialised event. The initiative aims to promote the destination and its potential to host sports events from the foreign market.
Less than two weeks before Rock in Rio hits its hometown, Rio de Janeiro, a virtual auction is announced that will give the opportunity for fans to purchase guitars autographed by international bands like Queen, Metallica, System of a Down, A-Ha, OneRepublic and De la Tierra.
Pestana Hotel Group climbs two positions and now ranks 125th in 2014 list of the largest hotel groups in the world, according to the annual list of Hotels Magazine.
Porto and the North region registered this year an increase of 17% in the number of foreign overnight stays over the first half of 2014, according to Porto Tourism Association (ATP).
# Brazil, Tourism
The proposal of grouping municipalities into categories aims to facilitate the creation of public policies and adds objective requirements to invest in the sector.