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Portugal once again has been voted as World's Best Golf Destination
Portugal has once again led the winners at the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the title of World's Best Golf Destination for the third year in succession
Algarve once again elected best place in the world to retire!
A new American-based study out recently has once again elected Portugal’s Algarve as the best place in the world today to retire overseas.
Changes that means pensions can be drawn tax free have helped push up house prices in Portugal for the first time since 2008.
Knight Frank, the property company, said prime property prices in the Algarve were finally rising because of “realistic pricing, the availability of cheap finance, strong investment in infrastructure and tax initiatives”.
The Algarve, Europe’s leading golf destination, has broken its all-time high for golf visitor numbers a week after it topped a chart as the cheapest holiday location for UK tourists.
Algarve’s tourism board (RTA) has awarded 16 tourism medals to the people and entities that it considers have excelled at promoting the sector.
The medals, given out at a ceremony sector in Faro on Monday (January 18) attended by Portugal’s secretary of state for tourism Ana Mendes Godinho, were divided into two categories – the ‘Gold Tourism Medal’ and the ‘Tourism Merit Medal’.
A Post Office survey shows the Algarve to be the “cheapest holiday destination” for British holidaymakers.
The results are based on “a fall in prices over the past year and a strengthening of the pound against the euro”.
Vilamoura Marina has won a gold Tourism Medal in the Algarve Tourism Awards, which are organised by the RTA regional Algarve tourism board.
Following on from a report published over the weekend in the UK which states that Portugal is the cheapest destination for British holidaymakers comes news that tourism experts have this week predicted a record-breaking year for the industry in Portugal.
Portugal’s Alentejo region has been listed by leading international wine magazine Wine Enthusiast among the publication’s top 10 best wine travel destinations in the world for 2016.
Portugal has been elected as one of the top ten countries in the world in which to retire, one of only two European countries to do so. Overall, researchers selected 23 countries worldwide as being the best for retirees, with Portugal placed at number 10.
International Living having been seeking out the best retirement destinations for the past 35 years, and this year found that Portugal is worthy of the long-standing view that it is one of the best places in the world to retire.