Informação: SATA Rallye Açores is "clear demonstration" that Azorean people are able to overcome difficulties, says Vítor Fraga
The Regional Secretary of Tourism and Transport said on Friday that the organisation of SATA Rallye Açores is "a clear demonstration that the Azorean people are able to overcome all adverse situations when urged to do so."
Vítor Fraga spoke to journalists during a visit to "Portas do Mar" in Ponta Delgada, which are the headquarters of the biggest motorsport event in the Region. The gov... Mais >>
Informação: Azores have excellent conditions to host congresses and conventions, says João Bettencourt
The Regional Director for Tourism said today that the Azores have excellent infrastructures to meet the demands of the Meeting Industry (MI), an area of business tourism that has become increasingly attractive to the economies of Regions.
João Bettencourt spoke at the opening session of the Iberian Chapter of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) in Ponta Delgada. ... Mais >>
Informação: Azores host annual convention of Iberian Chapter of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)
The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) will host the annual convention of its Iberian Chapter on the island of São Miguel starting on Thursday, April 18.
The organisation of this convention in the Azores, which takes place on Thursday and Friday, is the result of an institutional effort that has been undertaken to promote the organisation of events in the Region.
The ... Mais >>
Informação: Qualification is essential to success of Azores destination, says Vítor Fraga
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport said on Friday in Ponta Delgada that qualification is essential for the promotion of the Azores as a successful tourist destination.
"The promotion of tourism in the Azores should be mainly focused on the improvement of the quality of their tourism products," defended Vítor Fraga. The government official spoke at the presentation ceremony of ... Mais >>
Informação: Vítor Fraga considers that SATA Rallye Açores is "perfect combination between sport and promotion of the Azores Destination"
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport said that SATA Rallye Açores is a perfect combination between sport, in this case motor sport, and the promotion of the Azores Destination.
Vítor Fraga conveyed his belief to the organisers of the event during the presentation ceremony of the 48th edition of the most important motorsport event in the Azores.
"In addition to being a succ... Mais >>
Informação: Vasco Cordeiro wants the Azores to become national reference in sea-related sectors
The President of the Government defended today that the region has the conditions to become a national reference, within a decade, in three sea-related sectors: nautical tourism, commercial exploitation of marine resources and the balance between environmental policies and economic potentialities.
"We have the potential and conditions to, within a decade, transform the Azores in a reference Regi... Mais >>
Informação: Vítor Fraga assures that the Government's proposals demonstrate determination, commitment and respect for Azorean people
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport assured today that the proposals provided in the Government's Plan and Budget for 2013 "demonstrate determination, commitment and, above all, the respect for Azorean citizens." In the speech delivered at the Azorean Parliament under the debate on the Medium-Term Guidelines for 2013-2015, Annual Regional Plan and Regional Budget for 2013, Vít... Mais >>
Informação: BTL 2013 marks the beginning of new strategy to promote the Azores Destination
The Lisbon Tourism Market (BTL), which starts this Wednesday, marks the beginning of a new strategy to promote the Azores Destination, announced the Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport today.
Vítor Fraga revealed that this new strategy "relies on the promotion of the destination based on experiences and family tourism In fact, this strategy is targeted at a segment of the populatio... Mais >>
Informação: Government of the Azores distinguishes 21 tourist accommodation establishments with Myosotis Azores award 2013-2014
The Government of the Azores awarded today the Azores Myosotis prizes for 2013-2014 to 21 tourist accommodation units in the Region, thus increasing the number of distinguished establishments to 33.
This award recognises regional tourist accommodation establishments for their good environmental behaviour implemented in different areas, including resource saving, proper waste management and lo... Mais >>
Informação: Vítor Fraga announces preparation of new tourism support framework for the sports sector
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport announced today that the support awarded by the Regional Directorate for Tourism to sports teams participating in national and international competitions for the promotion of the Azores Destination will have a new framework.
Vítor Fraga spoke at the signing ceremony of a cooperation protocol between SATA and Grupo Desportivo Comercial for the... Mais >>