Tag: Portugal

Bollywood movie ‘War’ shoots action sequences in Portugal

Portugal has hit the limelight and is at the centre of attention as a spectacular tourist destination with Bollywood’s two biggest action superstars shooting a sequence in the country. Known for its natural landscapes, as well as history, culture and cuisine, the landscapes of Portugal have been used in the film ‘War’, the newest Bollywood […]

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Qatar Airways and Emirates introduces two new flights between India and Portugal

Qatar Airways and Emirates recently announced their recent launch of new year-round services between Portugal and India. Qatar Airways started its new route from its global network from Doha to the capital of Portugal – Lisbon. It is seven times weekly services in summer 2019 and five times weekly service in winter 2019/2020 between Doha […]

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Indian films take over Portugal

Portugal has joined the ranks of popular European destinations that the Indian film industry is flocking to. A popular Telegu film Balam was shot in Portugal last year starring Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam and Telegu actress Nayanthara. Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma lent their star power to ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ which […]

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Discover Portugal through its wines

Portugal is known for a  strong wine tradition. The excellent quality of its wines is recognised across the world, with numerous awards and distinctions won in international competitions. The country offers excellent opportunities for wine tourism, often associated with rural tourism and boutique hotels in prime locations. Besides the wines, you can also enjoy other […]

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Booking.com announces partnership with Web Summit

Booking.com announced a global partnership with Web Summit and together plan to host a dedicated ‘Women in Tech’ networking and mentoring program at the Web Summit event, as well as initiatives at affiliated events Collison and RISE in 2018. This collaboration continues Booking.com and Web Summit’s efforts to redress the under-representation of women in technology […]

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Portugal lures film producers with revamped incentives

A bevy of international productions is heading to Portugal, lured by its unique light, landscapes and a revamped 25-30% cash-rebate scheme. With a 30% rebate, Portugal competes with territories such as UK, Hungary and France, and may expand to their levels. Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” benefited from the incentives; upcoming productions […]

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Coastal city of Porto in Portugal welcomes new tourists

In recent times, Porto is witnessing a phenomenal wave of new tourists who are seeking out the city’s more unconventional features. Source: BBC

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Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort launches in Portugal

Debuting in Europe, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas recently announced the launch of Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, bringing the brand’s authentic luxury to southern Portugal’s picturesque Algarve coast. A 15-minute drive from Faro International Airport, Anantara Vilamoura is located close to the ocean, marinas and beaches of the Algarve and boasts stunning views of the […]

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A tour of Lisbon, Portugal

Spread across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon has captivated visitors with its Roman and Moorish ruins, white-domed cathedrals, grand plazas lined with sun-drenched cafes. Source: World Travel Guides

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Portugal launches special food campaign to boost Culinary Tourism

A recently launched campaign by Portugal Tourism is focussing on pushing the country’s national cuisine and viniculture under the spotlight. Talking about the project, Antonio Padeira, Tourism Director for the UK and Ireland at the Portuguese National Tourist Office said, “Change is afoot. There are already people going [to Portugal] for food and wine trips, […]

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