“Classics in Magnolia”

Classics in Magnolia poster

Regional automotive heritage celebrated

The Director Regional do Tourism have asked that the website publicises the forthcoming “Classics in Magnolia”:

Next weekend, between the 31st of July and the 1st of August 2021, the gardens of Quinta Magnolia will host the second edition of “Classics in Magnolia” which, as the name implies, ............  ...read more

€41m loss from cruise ships

JM headline on the €41m loss from cruise ships

São Jorge miradouro 

JM reports that the absence of cruise ships and their passengers has had a profound effect on the regional economy. Looking at the average from 2017 to 2019, the loss already exceeds €41 million. The expected recovery for September includes the forecast of 112 stopovers until the end of ............  ...read more

Madeira sees 44 new cases in 24 hours

Testing facility for new cases at the main hospital

Highest number since March

The Autonomous Region of Madeira has seen 44 new cases in the last 24 hours and one death – already reported here on the link below – according to the bulletin issued by the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE yesterday afternoon. This is the ............  ...read more

2020 weather hotter and more humid

2020 weather hotter and more humid - picture of a fine day in Funchal
Panoramic view of Funchal, the capital city of Madeira island, Portugal

… and more rainfall than 2019

2020 weather: Madeira registered temperatures, humidity levels, and precipitation values in 2020 that were ​​higher than the corresponding figures in the previous year, announced the regional department of Statistics in a statement, also adding that last year there were more tropical nights.

According ............  ...read more

Porto Santo sees 26,000 tourists in two months

Porto Santo headline in JM

Calheta installs UV monitoring

JM leads with a report on the continued success of Porto Santo as a holiday destination. This month Porto Santo will see 71 flights from various national and international markets, with the 13,000 seats translating into an increase of 3.26% compared to 2019, therefore before the pandemic.

To these ............  ...read more

Dengue alert

Aedes Aegypti mosquito growth activates dengue alert

Missed this one yesterday, but the Diario headline read that there had been a recorded growth in the dengue mosquito, the Aedes Aegypt, on the island

Apparently, the incidence of this variety has multiplied over recent weeks in the hot and humid conditions experienced on the island since early July.

Locals ............  ...read more

easyJet upsets passengers

easyJet which upset passengers yesterday

… amid more flight cancellations

Upset at the airport yesterday afternoon: The Madeira News website, with its automated news feed incorporating Google translate, picked up several reports that strong winds caused the cancellation of five flights at Madeira airport – one from BA (London), ............  ...read more

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