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Portugal, the Best Destination in the World

March 2018


Portugal became the first European country to win the title after defeating competitors such as Brazil, Greece, Maldives, USA, Morocco, Vietnam or Spain. Just over 12.7 million foreigners visited the country in 2017- up 12 per cent year-on-year.

Portugal, a Winning Country

Portugal swept the ceremony of the 24th edition of the World Travel Awards, also known as the "Tourism Oscars", by accumulating a total of six distinctions.
Portugal was elected the "Best Tourist Destination in the World".
The highest distinction is accompanied by more prizes: Lisbon won the "Best Destination for City Break" Award for the first time and Madeira was considered "Best Insular Destination in the World".
The recognition of Lisbon as the World's Best Destination for City Break is due to the growing prestige of the city and the investment in the re-qualification of the patrimony, the availability of new equipment and the enrichment of the cultural and gastronomic offer that benefit those who visit the Portuguese capital and in it works or lives.

Madeira, which received the prize for the third consecutive time, competed with another 17 destinations, including Bali, Barbados, Cook Islands, Crete, Fiji or Jamaica.
The Sintra-Monte da Lua Parks were considered the "Best Example of Restoration of Heritage", and Portugal s Tourism took home the "Best Tourism Promotion Campaigns" and "Best Tourism Organization of the World" Awards.

Areias do Seixo in Conde Naste Traveller s 2018 Gold List

Areias do Seixo is the only Portuguese hotel to be included in the list of the 20 best hotels in the world of the magazine Conde Nast Traveller. The 2018 Gold List reveals the publisher s choices of the publication and encompasses destinations of city, countryside, desert, and coastal zones.
The Areias do Seixo is described by the publication as a boho-chic beach hotel on the Portuguese Silver Coast, which mixes "rope and slate, fragments of mirrors and fires, fragments of poetry, floating wood and candles, sea views and wild flowers ".
The magazine highlights the hotel's 14 rooms as well as the villas with their private pools. The restaurant is also noted for its use of products from the garden itself.

Iberostar Lisboa: Relax in the middle of the city

Iberostar Lisboa, the first Iberostar Hotels & Resorts hotel chain in Portugal, which strengthens international expansion in the urban hotels sector of the Mallorcan chain, provides a five-star experience in the heart of the city since October last year.

Located in the commercial and business area of ​​downtown Lisbon, Iberostar Lisboa is just minutes from Marques de Pombal Square and Avenida Liberdade. It has 166 rooms, of different categories-a Royal Suite, two Suites, eight Junior Suites, 153 Double rooms and two rooms of reduced mobility, are characterized by comfortable spaces, that allows to enjoy the sight on Lisbon.
The five-star hotel also offers a Sensations Wellness and Spa Center and next to this space there is a gym, hairdresser, sauna, Turkish bath, bi-hermal shower, essences shower, solarium and an indoor pool with Jacuzzi area, overlooking the outside.
This five-star unit features a Business Center, consisting of seven conference rooms with a capacity of approximately 100 people. The Ballroom is the hall for large celebrations such as weddings or more exclusive business events. There are about 300m2 of flexible area to three spaces or a large multifunctional room, which has the support of a foyer of 200m2.

Urban and Contemporary Art in Portugal

Urban Art is already an attraction in the city visits with international recognition, for the quality of the works that can be found.
Several Portuguese artists have already been referenced worldwide:

  • The interventions by Bordalo II in Covilha and Ella & Pitr in Abrantes were highlighted by Street Art News in the list of the 25 most popular urban art works.
  • Odeith, with his work painted in Setubal, was included in a special about the best works by the movement I Support Street Art
  • Vhils was mentioned by Forbes magazine on his list of success stories of people under 30 in the category of Art & Style.
    Most recently, he was invited by U2 to produce the video of one of the songs from the last album, Raised by Wolves. The video was recorded in the old facilities of the Lisnave shipyards, in Cacilhas.
  • In the contemporary field, Joana Vasconcelos has been very prominent, and with merit. She has exhibited regularly since the mid-1990s. After her participation in the 51st International Art Exhibition-la Biennale di Venezia in 2005, her work became known internationally. Recent highlights of her career include Trafaria Praia, project for the Pavilion of Portugal at the 55th International Art Exhibition-la Biennale di Venezia (2013); a solo exhibition at the Chateau de Versailles, France (2012); participation in the group exhibition 'The World Belongs to You' at the Palazzo Grassi/Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice (2011); and her first retrospective, held at the Museu Colecao Berardo, Lisbon (2010). The artist will be the first Portuguese to exhibit solo at the Guggenheim Museum, for which she prepares 14 new works, in preparation in her studio. The exhibition, I"m Your Mirror, which also gives name to one of the new works, opens on June 28. It will then pass through Serralves and Rotterdam.

For more information and/or tailor made programs please contact Mrs. Eduarda Neves, at portugal@euromic.com

1 Lisbon

2 Madeira Island

3 Areias do Seixo

4 Areias do Seixo

5 Iberostar Lisboa

6 Bell 47 Joana Vasconcelos

7 Solitario Joana Vasconcelos