Rents hit the ceiling!

Christmas with energy-saving lights

rent headline in the Diario

The news that makes the headline in the of the Diario this morning is that Madeira is the region of the country that registered, in June, … Read more

“Ocean Majesty” arrives

… before high season starts

Ocean Majesty arriving this morning
photo: madeira-web

The Diario reports that this morning the cruise ship ‘Ocean Majesty’ arrived at the port of Funchal, a vessel that despite belonging to … Read more

Tourist Merit Medals awarded

… on World Tourism Day

26 Tourist Merit Medals awarded
Tourist Merit Medals award ceremony

The award ceremony takes place at the Quinta das Cruzes Museum, in the city of Funchal, and is attended by … Read more

Tourism workers crisis

58% of tourism workers seek to quit sector in less than five years.

Hotels in the Algarve, where tourism workers are planning to quit

According to the Portugal Resident, the country’s tourism sector is facing yet another challenge when it comes … Read more

Pound drops against euro

Financial markets spooked this morning

Pound euro exchange rate tumbling

As the financial markets opened this Monday morning the pound was struggling against most other currencies – most notably the dollar, where it is fast … Read more

More rain…

… as heat persists.

Clouds denoting more rain

The Portuguese Weather Institute, IPMA forecasts, for today, more rain for the archipelago of Madeira, with skies that are generally very cloudy, including showers starting in … Read more

Palace of Justice inadequate

Animal euthanasia

Palace of Justice headline in JM

Today’s JM headline goes to the Palace of Justice (Palácio da Justiça), overlooking Praca Municpio in the centre of Funchal, which opened 60 years ago. Despite having recently … Read more

Another tropical storm

“Hermine” heads for the Canary Islands

tropical storm Hermine
New York Times

The New York Times, unusually, reports that another tropical Storm Hermine was moving north through the far eastern Atlantic early Saturday … Read more

Marine sustainability

… guaranteed in Madeira

Marine sustainability

Both local newspapers report that researchers and decision-makers are unanimous in stating that the marine sustainability measures adopted in the Region are “pioneering” and “guarantee the … Read more

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