Desertas rescue

Sailboat recovered from Desertas

Desertas Islands

JM reports that five crew members who were aboard a German-flagged sailboat were helped yesterday after they were left adrift, due to a malfunction in the … Read more

Manpower shortage

Return of activity exposes lack of manpower

JM headline of a shortage of manpower

JM reports that with the return to activity of sectors such as restaurants and hotels, the Region is struggling with an evident lack … Read more

Smart tourism

Madeira with unique IT initiatives to support tourism

smart tourism logo

Observador.pt reported last month that the University of Madeira has developed a cooperation project between Madeira, Azores, Canary Islands and Cape Verde, … Read more

Portugal faces snap elections

after MPs reject budget

PM Costa, who is facing snap elections

Various sources report that Portugal’s parliament yesterday rejected the minority Socialist government’s proposed state budget for 2022 in a move expected to trigger an early election … Read more

Portugal 86% fully vaccinated

Madeira is still at 83%

Empty vaccination centre in Lisbon, where 86% are now fully vaccinated

Press agency Lusa report that complete vaccination against Covid-19 already covers 86% of the Portuguese population and there are already more than nine million people … Read more

BA returns to Heathrow T3

Positive news as T3 reopens

T3 at Heathrow

Thanks to Maurice for a link to a report that BA flights moving back to Terminal 3 in two weeks. In a clear indication of … Read more

New Portos da Madeira brand

and 50 years for the Selvagens

Portos da Madeira (APRAM) facilities in the port of Funchal

The Regional Secretary for the Economy, Rui Barreto, at 12:00 today, will chair the presentation of the new visual identity of the Portos da … Read more

Royal Clipper arrives in Madeira

Funchal port busy again

Royal Clipper arriving in Funchal

The Port of Funchal is busy today, as has been usual since restrictions were lifted. Madeirans and tourists can witness today the Royal Clipper, AIDALuna and … Read more

Coronavirus: upward trend

New cases show upward trend

This Sunday Madeira has recorded 22 cases of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the previous 24 hours. The slight upward trend in positive cases … Read more

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