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DECO Proteste- Portuguese Consumer Protection Association – has carried out an inquiry to know the consumer’s experience with airplane travelling. Asian Airlines and Airports are the most appreciated, but Porto’s Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro also stands out on the 5th position, being the first among european airports. Aspects such as time spent...
The Porto City Council and DECO, Portuguese Consumer Protection Association, established a partnership to develop a project focused on tourist/consumer satisfaction, having as goal the promotion and protection of tourists’ rights and legitimate interests, by informing and raising awareness for this subject next to local tourism agents. Within this...
Drinks International Magazine has filled some days ago the list of the Most Admired Wine Brands 2014 and Tignanello, a famous wine produced by the Antinori family in the heart of Chianti Classico, has been placed at the 4th place as the most admired Italian brand. The list has been built by a jury of  more than 200 wine professionals, including...
Winerist, an on-line wine tourism travel agency, organizes a competition and offers you the possibility to win a trip to  the Bordeaux wine region! The prize includes a stay at Chateau du Tertre, boutique hotel and winery in Margaux with wine tastings, a stay at Boutique Hotel Bordeaux in the centre of the town and 2 escorted wine tours around the...
On 18 March, at 16:00, at the Hotel Sheraton, is going to be launched the project “Taste Porto”, resulting from a partnership between the Porto City Council and the APHORT – Associação Portuguesa de Hotelaria, Restauração e Turismo, materialised on this new dish, rooted in the traditional gastronomy of Porto – the Bacalhau D’Ouro (Gold Cod), a...
Bordeaux officially became one of the world's great cities for food lovers in 2014 and the 20th to join the international Délice Network. The link between cities belonging to this network created by Lyon in 2007 is culinary expertise and a reputation for fine cuisine. Délice is an international organisation established by Lyon in 2007. It brings...
Montalcino and Bolgheri are the most valued wine areas in Tuscany The economic crisis didn’t affect the value of the Tuscan vineyards, in the Montalcino area the quotation of the Brunello vine rows reach 350 thousands Euros per hectare and in Bolgheri they can almost be around 320 thousands, while the average national value is 36.000. The...
The sun has come and it smells like spring! And, these days, Camellias are the queens of the city, so don’t be surprised if today, 7 March and on 14 March, you are welcome at Porto's airport with a smile and…a camellia! The Porto City Council, within the 19th Camellia Exhibition taking place on 8 and 9 March at the Town Hall lobby and within the...
The Waipara Valley Wine & Food Festival is on Sunday March 23. This year a record 29 local wineries will be in attendance together with local brewery Brew Moon & local food producers in the beautiful Waipara Valley setting of the Glenmark Domain. Join us for a wonderful day of wine, food and live music featuring among others Fiona Pears,...
South Africa’s first and foremost wine route, the Stellenbosch American Express ® Wine Routes, has reaffirmed its standing as a premier wine tourism organization, by clinching the title as Best Promotional Body at the Wine Tourism Awards 2014 of the authoritative Drinks International magazine – one of the most trusted and respected global drinks...

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