Articles tagged “lisbon”

Cruises

Carnival Terminates Cruise in Lisbon After Covid Outbreak Grows

With the number of Covid cases reaching 64, or less than two percent of all those on board, Carnival Corp.'s AIDA Cruises has had to call time on the voyage. The cruise industry would have been hoping for a better start to 2022 than this.

Carnival Terminates Cruise in Lisbon After Covid Outbreak Grows

Tourism

Lisbon 3-Day Coronavirus Lockdown Means Tourists Must Stay Away

When it comes to Covid-19, one step forward, two steps back is an unpopular but repetitive dance.

Lisbon 3-Day Coronavirus Lockdown Means Tourists Must Stay Away

Coronavirus

Portugal Won’t Quarantine Visitors Arriving by Plane

Portugal’s foreign minister vaguely referred to "minimal health controls" at airports but otherwise the country wants to make it as easy as possible for people to visit. Fearless young people may come, especially when other countries like the UK require visitors to self-isolate for days.

Portugal Won’t Quarantine Visitors Arriving by Plane

Skift Originals

5 Great Summer Reads From Skift

It's summer. Slow down. Take a breath. And catch up with some of Skift's best deep dives and enterprise stories so far in 2018.

5 Great Summer Reads From Skift

Overtourism

Lisbon’s Overtourism Lesson: Living Like a Local Is Not Enough

Lisbon's post-crisis evolution and corresponding tourism boom show the dramatic impact and lasting ramifications of overtourism. Efforts have centered on sustainable tourism and limiting tourism's potential negative impacts, but, in our view, the focus has been all wrong. Sustainable tourism should be about sustainable cultures, and we all have a role to play.

Lisbon’s Overtourism Lesson: Living Like a Local Is Not Enough

Tourism

Portugal Has Plenty of Tourists But Needs Locals to Spend More

Saddled with debt and high unemployment, Portugal's economy needs more than tourists alone can provide. Still, an influx of visitors is helping to fuel slow growth.

Portugal Has Plenty of Tourists But Needs Locals to Spend More

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Finds Sweet Spot in Lisbon After Berlin and Barcelona Struggles

Not every major European city is resisting the spread of Airbnb.

Airbnb Finds Sweet Spot in Lisbon After Berlin and Barcelona Struggles

Meetings

Web Summit CEO Happy to Trade Dublin Horse Show Venue for Lisbon

Web Summit's move to Lisbon is a huge win for the Portuguese city's tech economy and economic development agencies, which have prioritized local startup culture in recent years to attract advanced industry foreign investment.

Web Summit CEO Happy to Trade Dublin Horse Show Venue for Lisbon

Tourism

The Trouble With Tourists From Berlin to Hong Kong

Locals really, really don't want tourists to live like a local. They just want them to let locals live their lives without tacky shops and sky-high housing costs geared toward by people living on big vacation budgets.

The Trouble With Tourists From Berlin to Hong Kong

Tourism

Lisbon Residents Are Latest to Be Fed Up With Too Many Tourists

Tourism is so very often a wonderful thing. But the damage it can do is so rarely understood, and the tourists who inflict the worst of it have absolutely no clue what they're doing.

Lisbon Residents Are Latest to Be Fed Up With Too Many Tourists