Articles tagged “portugal”

Airlines

FAA Says It Has Not Approved United’s New Routes or Planes — United Says It’s Clear to ‘Begin the Process’ 

The FAA says it has not approved new planes and routes for United, but the carrier said it has been cleared to begin the process of resuming certification activities.

FAA Says It Has Not Approved United’s New Routes or Planes — United Says It’s Clear to ‘Begin the Process’ 

Airlines

2 Cities For The Price of 1: Portugal Turns Stopover Passengers into Tourists

TAP Air Portugal is one of a growing list of airlines encouraging transit passengers to explore the country during a long-haul layover. New figures show tens of thousands of travelers took the company up on its offer last year.

2 Cities For The Price of 1: Portugal Turns Stopover Passengers into Tourists

Airlines

United Delays Launch of Two International Routes Amid FAA Audit

The decision to cancel a major transatlantic route launch with just a few weeks' notice will not have been taken lightly by the airline.

United Delays Launch of Two International Routes Amid FAA Audit

News Blog

IDEAS: EDP Unveils Underwater ‘Art Reef’ in Portugal

An underwater art exhibition, known as the 'EDP Art Reef' is available to visit off the coast of Portugal. https://www.instagram.com/p/CxYmVwbsLMf/?igshid=MTc4MmM1YmI2Ng%3D%3D&img_index=1 The exhibition, which was created by energy provider EDP in collaboration with Portuguese street artist Vhils, sees materials taken from three retired EDP coal-fired power stations repurposed into an underwater art reef. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts03Wbp7l7o The exhibition…

Tour Operators

Tourists Opting for Private Tours in Lesser-Known Cities

In a shift away from traditional tourist hubs, private tour guides nurture small group experiences in less-popular cities to grow their business organically.

Tourists Opting for Private Tours in Lesser-Known Cities

News Blog

Portugal Set a New Tourism Record in May

The number of foreign tourists visiting Portugal hit a record of more than 1.8 million in May, with visitors from the United States becoming the second-largest group, data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) showed on Friday. Measuring only foreigners staying in Portuguese hotels, the number topped by far the 1.6 million people a year…

Tour Operators

Private Guides Craft Niche Harvest Season Tours

Harvest festivals come with narrow booking windows that could lead to possible challenges. However, private group tour guides lend themselves well to designing these experiences with a difference.

Private Guides Craft Niche Harvest Season Tours

Tourism

Skift India Daily: Air India, Indigo to Face Lawmakers About Soaring Airfares

Driven by rising jet fuel costs and capacity constraints, airfares are soaring. And yet, people are still flying.

Skift India Daily: Air India, Indigo to Face Lawmakers About Soaring Airfares

Tourism

Skift India Daily: Google Search Pages for Darjeeling Hotels Hacked by Fraudsters

The fast-paced growth of online travel bookings makes the tourism industry a ripe target for cybercriminals. Stakeholders must therefore deploy strategies and tools to guard the sector against data breaches and malicious attacks.

Skift India Daily: Google Search Pages for Darjeeling Hotels Hacked by Fraudsters

Hotels

The Secret Sauce of Branded Hotels in the U.S. Market Recovery

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at independent hotel recovery, AirAsia's China hopes, and Portugal's potential short-term rental restrictions.

The Secret Sauce of Branded Hotels in the U.S. Market Recovery