Artikelen door Artur Lavinha

Welcome to one of the most beautiful Bays in the world

Welcome to one of the most beautiful Bays in the world. Setúbal bay was recently admitted as one of the most beautiful bays in the world in the prestigious and exclusive world bays website. This is an important attribution coming from a quite strict selection process – at the time of writing there are only […]

Low-cost airlines will start flying to Montijo from 2018

Low-cost airlines will start flying to Montijo from 2018, and Portela shall remain the main airport of Lisbon. This week’s VISÃO reveals an exclusive article with all the details of the plan which is being negotiated Montijo’s City Council and the Portuguese Air Force are negotiating with ANA and the Portuguese Government the compensations for […]

Macau Legend to invest in Tróia and build new casino in Setúbal

Macau Legend Development Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Setúbal Municipality in Portugal for the proposed development of an integrated leisure, tourism and entertainment project. The first phase of this project will include a hotel, a shopping area, a residential area, a marina, a parking lot, a new multi-sport pavilion and […]

Portugal is booming: Tourism Flourishes

We flock to the land of fado music, Ronaldo and Porto. The number of holidaymakers in Lisbon and Porto have more than doubled over Portugal – there are 12 percent more tourists than last year. Jose da Silva, BNR correspondent, lives in Lisbon. He understands why Portugal is becoming increasingly attractive. “It’s one of the […]

Why I love Portugal

“I’m enamoured by the scenery, the rhythms of village life and Portugal’s outstanding (and underrated) food and wine. I love exploring the hidden beaches along the Costa Vicentina, taking picturesque walks in the Serra da Estrela (where I still bump into shepherds during a day’s outing), and roaming in less-visited corners of the Alentejo – […]

USA Today highlights Setúbal Fish Market

The Livramento market in Setúbal was considered one of the most famous in the world by the American newspaper USA Today. The publication compiled a list of the most famous world fish markets and highlighted in the Setubal market the 5700 tile pieces that cover an area of over 350 square metres depicting scenes of […]

TAP wants airport in Montijo in the summer of 2018

TAP expects that in the summer of 2018 there will already be some temporary structure in Montijo, where the creation of an airport to support Portela is being studied. Airline shareholder David Neeleman says he is putting “a lot of pressure” on the issue to be resolved “and for the Government to come to an […]

House prices on the up except in the Alentejo

House prices in Portugal rose by 6.8 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the last quarter of 2016, according to new figures released this week by online real estate platform, Idealista. House prices on the up – except in the Alentejo This confirms forecasts at the end of last month that […]

Montijo air base to become Lisbon’s second airport

Portugal’s national airports operator, ANA, is to sign an agreement with the government to develop the Montijo air base as Lisbon’s second commercial airport. ANA management are preparing for a mid-February announcement of the long-awaited government decision to transform Montijo, in a deal which also may involve an extension of ANA’s 30-year contract to manage […]

Water city project news

Located in the Lisbon Region, on the south bank of Tejo River, and facing downtown Lisbon, the Water City Project site has an area of 60 ha and a 2 km waterfront. The site was formerly occupied by the major private naval dockyard in Portugal (known as “Lisnave”) and one of the largest in Europe, […]

Lisbon, Porto and Cascais top national City Brand Ranking

The metropolitan cities of Lisbon and Porto and the upmarket town of Cascais have topped an annual, national economic performance ranking by consultancy firm Bloom Consulting, which analyses business, tourism and living conditions in Portugal’s 308 municipalities. Lisbon, Porto and Cascais top national City Brand Ranking Lisbon once again reigns supreme on this fourth, annual […]

Lisbon favourite city for Jetcost travellers

A study by hotel and flight search engine Jetcost has established Lisbon as its European users’ favourite destination in 2016. Lisbon favourite city for Jetcost travellers The Portuguese capital was, according to Jetcost, the most sought after city by French, British, German, Italian, Dutch and Spanish travellers. The northern city of Porto and the southern […]