Where you will experience what “saudade” really means.
This is a country that punches well above its weight. Rich in heritage but cosmopolitan through and through. Whether in an urban, beach or historical background, here you’ll find the perfect setting to create life lasting memories.
Did you know?
/ Tempura is portuguese
/ Lisbon is older than Rome
/ Douro is the world’s third-oldest protected wine-producing region
/ You can find Europe’s westernmost point In Portugal
/ Pastel de nata was awarded the best pastry in the world
/ It has a 832 km coast
/ House of Thrones and The Fast and the Furious were shot in Portugal as well as the most recent Star Wars Series
/ Portuguese Queen Catarina de Bragança introduced the 5o’clock tea to the british
/ Home to events like the Web Summit
Congress and conventions in Lisbon
Portugal has a great selection of modern purpose-built conference and convention centres as well as historical palaces offering great meeting space.
It has a thriving business scene, stylish resorts, classic race tracks and picturesque wineries. Lisbon is the perfect place for international meetings and conferences of all sizes with plenty of choice including the famous coastal cities of Estoril and Cascais.
Corporate Meetings in the Algarve and Porto
The Algarve is a world renown resort location offering a wide range of meetings spaces right next to the beach. Porto is the industrial centre but is also a World Heritage Site influenced by the Douro and its award-winning wines. Its unique location works well for corporate meetings looking for a more compact and historic location.
Incentives in the Islands
The island of Madeira, also known as Europe’s Hawaii basks in a kind climate year round and together with the Azores, a group of mid Atlantic Islands, offers unique experiences with their own cultures.
Portugal has a wide range of options
Boutique to chic. Conference hotels to resorts. Iconic to historical.
It has its fair share of international brands to choose from supplemented by strong offerings from local brands. Demand is always high indicating the popularity the country is enjoying. There is, as they say, something for everyone and new builds are adding to the bed stock.
Many of the leading brands offer flexible meeting space and this is growing each year.
Portugal has invested in creating venue space and the offering ranges from former industrial factories, purpose-built centres, heritage venues and even ruins from a bygone era. Great convention centres attract the international gatherings whilst smaller centres in regional centres serve the domestic market.