Alentejo tourism smashes previous records

Alentejo tourism smashes previous records In 2010 the Alentejo recorded its best ever year for tourism, smashing its previous ‘best ever’ record which was documented the year before, in 2009, with a rise of 6.7 percent in nights spent in the region. Despite the ongoing worldwide economic crisis, last year the Alentejo registered its best…

Alentejo dethrones Algarve in travel ‘Oscars’

  This year the Alentejo pipped the Algarve to the post in taking the award for Best National Tourism Region after its southern rival had been awarded the title for three consecutive years.   The results of the annual Publituris Portugal Travel Awards, considered by those in the industry as the ‘Oscars’ of tourism, were…