Madeira Hotel Group wins World Travel Market Global Award; WORLD TRAVEL MARKET – ExCeL LONDON 2011; Porto Bay Group’s pledge to protect the environment with whole range of ideas that reduce the carbon footprint

International, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Madeira Hotel Group wins World Travel Market Global Award

Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts, Portugal, has secured a prestigious World Travel
Market Global Award for its dedication to unique design, commitments to the
environment and ............  ...read more

Madeira Fashion Week: 29 October-7 November, 2011; More flights from Finland, Norway and Germany to Madeira Winter 2011/2012; Street Art Project in Old Zone Funchal continues; More than 7,000 ship passengers arrive in Madeira on 1 day!;

Madeira, Portugal and International News from Paul Abbiati:

More flights from Finland, Norway and Germany to Madeira

Operators and Airlines are
Germania
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Finnair
Tjaereborg
Thomas Cook Airlines
Air Finland
Primera Air
Lomamatkate
Hispania
OK-matkat e Almatour.

Diario Newspaper ............  ...read more

Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo wins Golden Boot ‘Bota de Ouro’ again; Paul do Mar, Calheta, Car Rally Saturday; Transavia Airline announce 40-90 euro fares to Madeira; Lobo Marinho named Facebook!; 6TH FUNCHAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL November: 12 – 19; Eva Péron, o espectáculo’ in Madeira; Mortgage interest rate cut; Mortgage payments could fall 6%;

Madeira Portugal and International News from Paul Abbiati:

Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo wins Golden Boot ‘Bota de Ouro’ again

Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo wins Golden Boot ‘Bota de Ouro’ for the second time in his career after scoring 40 goals for Real Madrid in the last season.

link to Diario ............  ...read more

Orange weather sea alert; Yellow weather wind alert; More flights from Germany to Madeira; Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo nominated for 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or; ‘Special One’ and André Villas-Boas nominated for 2011 FIFA World Coach of the Year; Reid’s Palace celebrates 120 Years; Reid’s gardens and Sir Winston Churchill and Sir George Bernard Shaw; Portugal resurrects the Airship

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati: Orange weather sea alert, Yellow weather wind alert Keep up to date on the Instituto de Meteorologia site: http://www.meteo.pt/en/index.html Image from the Diario Also, on Wednesday some planes were diverted because of the weather conditions at Santa Catarina, Madeira to Porto Santo.

Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo nominated  ............  ...read more

Prestige Dance Spectaular Tribute Machico Sunday?; ‘Homens da Luta’ gig at Madeira Universidade; Art exhibition in Prazeres, Calheta; Yellow alerts: wind and rain; International nautical regatta Transatlantic Adventure; OnDeck Atlantic Adventure 2011 Legs 1&2 Madeira; 14th Madeira International Bridge Open;

Madeira and Portugal News from Paul Abbiati:

Yellow alerts issued by the Instituto de Meteorologia for wind and rain in Madeira region for this weekend


 

Image from Diario Newspaper

To keep up to date see the IM site:
http://www.meteo.pt/en/index.html

Prestige Dance Spectaular Tribute ............  ...read more

More Madeira flights information; Talks to tackle the euro zone debt stall; Ericeira, Portugal FIRST WORLD SURFING RESERVE (WSR) in Europe; Direct flights from Norwich Airport to Madeira 2012; President criticises of some of the austerity measures; Brazilian surfer Adriano de Souza wins Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2011;

International, European, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Talks to tackle the euro zone debt stall

Ericeira, Portugal, First World Surfing Reserve (WSR) in Europe

From The Portuguese- American Journal:

“The village of Ericeira, mailand Portugal, is now officially a World Surfing ............  ...read more

Marco Freitas: Gold and Bronze medals European Table Tennis Championships; Madeira flights News; Cleaner and better transport in Funchal; CIVITAS FORUM CONFERENCE 2011: 17-19 October, 2011; Segway; Football: Benfica ‘Gold Rush’; Portugal’s 2012 Budget;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Portugal’s 2012 Budget

The Portuguese press on Tuesday is still focussing on the 2012 state budget.

Detail on Portugal Daily review:

http://www.portugaldailyview.com/01-whats-new/press-review-tuesday-18-october

Benfica “Gold rush”

‘A Bola’- ............  ...read more

Portugal will weather the crisis!; World’s greatest surfers in Portugal October 15-24th; ‘Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2011’; Madeira Down Hill Urbano – 2011, Saturday; Euromillions jackpot winners plan “glamorous” ceremony & home in Portugal ; Nobel Prize Winner Tomas Tranströmer wrote about Madeira; 2 Aircraft factories to open August 2012; Portugal European leader in chestnut production?

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

German Wolfgang Kemper, ‘Filkemp’ Managing Director is convinced that the Portuguese will weather this crisis….


 

Film notes:
“Portugal is deep in debt and will receive 78 billion euros in credit from the European Union. ............  ...read more

Passion Fruit Paradise!; 700 kinds of fruit are grown on Madeira!; WINE & FOOD MADEIRA FESTIVAL 14th-16th October; 2012 Budget; Shift work in the private sector to be extended; Reorganisation of public holiday calendar; More VAT rises;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati: Passion Fruit Paradise; 700 kinds of fruit are grown on Madeira

WINE & FOOD MADEIRA FESTIVAL 14th to 16th October

“The fourth edition of this annual festival which takes place at Hotel CS Madeira Resort & Spa will gather during three days the best of the wine and haute cuisine areas on the island, in a social and professional reunion promoting the ............  ...read more

Football: UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers: Denmark’s young guns beat Portugal; Madeira Nature Festival 2011 Photography Competition; Violin & Flute Concert by Conservatorio students; FT EU economy article on Madeira election result; Electricity price increase;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Football: UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers: Denmark’s young guns beat Portugal

From the official UEFA report:

“Denmark’s young guns are itching for a first taste of major final tournament action while the likes of Dennis Rommedahl aim for one last hurrah ............  ...read more

MADEIRA ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS; Cable car project in Rabaçal will not progress; European Eco-Label Month 15th September till 15th October 2011; Hotel Jardim Atlantico Calheta Eco-Label Month events; The European Ecolabel; New Lisbon Airport: no financing available;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Rabaçal cable car project will not progress

A Diario Newspaper article states that the project to build a cable car in the Rabaçal area of the Laurisilva forest in Madeira recognised and protected by UNESCO will not progress.

 ............  ...read more

Madeiran Jet Ski World Champion!; ‘Sea of Madeira Exhibition’ at The Whale Museum, Canical; The Second Madeiran Organ Festival 14-24 October 2011;

Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Madeiran Jet Ski World Champion!

The young Madeiran Henrique Rosa Gomes has become Jet Ski World Champion in the category ‘Junior Ski 13-15 Lites’. Congratulations Henrique!

images from Diario Newspaper

Second Madeira Organ Festival:14-24 October ............  ...read more

Merkel says Portugal is example for Italy; IMF on Portugal: no need for a new bailout; 5th October commemorations: President demands short-term results from the government; Madeira’s FIRST Nature Festival 10-16 October, 2011 ; Madeira seeks to empower and promote Active Tourism, in a sustainable approach; ‘i’ Newspaper: ‘Madeira. 33 years of forgiveness and slippages.’

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Some of the main headlines on Thursday from Portugal Daily View:

Diário de Notícias

‘IMF says Portugal does not need new bailout’, reports Diário de Notícias, writing that the director of the International Monetary Fund for ............  ...read more

CAB Madeira in Portugal’s ‘Supertaça em basquetebol’; Transat 6.50 Sebastien Rogues arrives Tuesday lunchtime; Lido Complex Restoration 2012?; Fátima Lopes shows at Paris Fashion Week September 2011;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Transat 6.50: Sebastien Rogues arrives Tuesday lunchtime!

Sebastien Rogues in first position arrives in Funchal Tuesday lunchtime; 8 days at sea; 4,000 nautical miles. Congratulations!

image from Diario Newspaper

CAB Madeira v FC Porto in Portugal’s ............  ...read more

Guitar concert Câmara de Lobos 4 Oct to celebrate World Music Day; Madeira High Temperature Yellow alert; Madeira flights winter 2011/2012 in graphics; Transat 650 sailing race update; Wi-fi hotspots in Madeira; Portugal are 2011 European Surfing Champions!; Cocktails in Funchal Market Tuesday afternoon;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Guitar concert Câmara de Lobos to celebrate World Music Day

Venue: Casa da Cultura de Câmara de Lobos

Concert title: ‘Um recital de guitarra…diferente’

Free entry, 4th October 2011, 8pm

Guitarist (s ) playing works of Antonio Lauro, ............  ...read more

World Music Day Saturday! Concerts in Madeira include…; Fish farming in Madeira; Sargo fish will be farmed in 2012; 120 000 young Sargos transferred from Centro de Maricultura da Calheta to the piscicultura da Baía d’ Abra; Yellow & Orange Weather rain warnings this weekend;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

DIA MUNDIAL DA MÚSICA! World Music Day Saturday!

VIVA VERDI – DIA MUNDIAL DA MÚSICA! Concerts in Madeira region include:

1st October Saturday 9p.m.
VIVA VERDI! – DIA MUNDIAL DA MÚSICA
RUI MASSENA MAESTRO conducting the Orquestra Clássica ............  ...read more

Transat 650 Sailing race reaching Madeira; TVI television Interview with Portuguese President Aníbal Cavaco Silva; EU plans tourism boost; EU wants to create a certified quality label for tourism activities;

EU, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Transat 650 2011: Bertrand Delesne: best of action tout en musique!

From Wikipedia:

“Mini Transat 6.50 also known as Transat 650 is a solo transatlantic yacht race that starts in Western France and ends in Brasil covering over 4000 miles with single ............  ...read more

Portugal must increase productivity; FREE admission to many museums on Tuesday; World Tourism Day in Madeira Tuesday 27th September; Madeira’s Local Government – Municípios Madeirenses in Graphics;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Lead stories in the Portuguese Press on Monday include:

From Portugal Daily View

Portugal must increase productivity

From The Jornal de Negócios

image from Wikimedia Commons

“‘Portugal will need an increase in productivity’, reports Jornal ............  ...read more

New De Borla store in Funchal; New Art Nouveau and Art Deco exhibition opens in Funchal; FREE exhibition Madeiran culture Machico; Integrating the financial funds of Santa Casa da Misericórdia into state budget; Portugal has the oldest lottery house in the world; Santa Casa da Misericordia de Lisboa (SCML); Portuguese Gambling Laws; Portuguese lotteries;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

New De Borla store in Funchal

The business responsible for the Distribution of DeBORLA will open a second store in Madeira region in Funchal in the old premises of the DIY store IZI

New Art Nouveau and Art Deco exhibition opens in Funchal

Today Thursday ............  ...read more

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