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Articles tagged “portugal”

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Portugal pushes surf tourism after delivering a world-record wave

A small country like Portugal is quick to take advantage of branding opportunities, and in this case, is taking a surfing world record to promote itself as the Hawaii of Europe to its landlocked neighbors.

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Portugal unloads state airport operator to French concessions company for $4.07 billion

With the sale of ANA, Portugal has exceeded its goal of raising 5.5 billion euro to repair debts, which could be one reason why it rejected the only bid that came in for state-owned airline TAPA last week.

Portugal unloads state airport operator to French concessions company for $4.07 billion

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Travelers can shop at Portugal’s airports without leaving their seats

Passengers shop at airports to pass the time between flights, so a mobile shopping experience doesn’t make much sense unless would-be shoppers are scoping out the inventory before they arrive.

Travelers can shop at Portugal’s airports without leaving their seats

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Portugal decides it’s not ready to sell national airline TAP after all

Portugal rejected the only proposal it received for the national asset, but will seek other means of unloading the airline as the recession-hit country continues to look for a boost in capital.

Portugal decides it’s not ready to sell national airline TAP after all

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Portugal is only steps away from selling its airport operator and state airline

Portugal is desperately trying to raise money after seeking a bailout from the IMF and EU last year, and is turning over its national aviation assets for a profit boost.

Portugal is only steps away from selling its airport operator and state airline

Tourism

Strikes across Southern Europe cripple transportation by air and rail

This isn't your annual summer strike of a few thousand rail workers. As discord spreads over banking policies and continued unemployment, widespread actions could easily become the new normal.

Strikes across Southern Europe cripple transportation by air and rail

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Portugal’s TAP sale could end up in Brazilian hands, after European biggies pass

Brazil's growing reputation as the gateway to Latin America would be cemented even further if Synergy Group ends up buying TAP.

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Claim: Portugal is making ends meet by aggressively targeting foreign drivers

Whether its Portugal during economic crisis or New York's Hamptons during a boom, travelers on holiday are always a favorite source of revenue for local authorities looking to fill the city's coffers.

Claim: Portugal is making ends meet by aggressively targeting foreign drivers