Page 6 - The Portugal News : Online Issue
P. 6

6 The Portugal News •  17 Nov 2018                                 News


       Lisbon to host World Travel Awards                                                                                  Madeleine – UK


                                                                                                                           police handed
       Lisbon is reinforcing its standing as a world-class tourism destination as it steps up to host the
       most important night of the year for the global travel and tourism industry.                                        more cash
                                                                                                                           A further €170,000 has
                                                                                                                           A further €170,000 has
                                                                                                                           A further €170,000 has
                                                                                                                           A further €170,000 has
                                                                                                                           A further €170,000 has
                                                                                              WTA’s Silver Jubilee anniversary
                                                                                                                           been granted for detectives
                                                                                                                           been granted for detectives
                                                                                                                           been granted for detectives
                                                                                                                           been granted for detectives
                                                                                              of celebrating and rewarding  been granted for detectives
                                                                                              excellence in travel. With its  hunting for missing
                                                                                                                           hunting for missing
                                                                                                                           hunting for missing
                                                                                                                           hunting for missing
                                                                                                                           hunting for missing
                                                                                              cobbled alleyways, historic  Madeleine McCann.
                                                                                                                           Madeleine McCann.
                                                                                                                           Madeleine McCann.
                                                                                                                           Madeleine McCann.
                                                                                                                           Madeleine McCann.
                                                                                              buildings and cinematic hillsides,
                                                                                              the Portuguese capital         The British Home Office
                                                                                              charmingly blends traditional  confirmed on Tuesday that it has
                                                                                              heritage with modernism to form  allocated the money to allow
                                                                                              one of the world’s great cities.  Scotland Yard to continue its
                                                                                              Occupying the west wing of   investigation until March.
                                                                                              Terreiro do Paço, the landmark  Madeleine was three when
                                                                                              Pátio da Galé is spearheading  she was last seen while on
                                                                                  Lisbon will
                                                                                  Lisbon will  Lisbon’s renaissance as a world-  holiday with her parents in Praia
                                                                                  Lisbon will
                                                                                  Lisbon will
                                                                                  Lisbon will
                                                                                  be building
                                                                                  be building  class events destination. A  da Luz, Portugal, in May 2007.
                                                                                  be building
                                                                                  be building
                                                                                  be building
                                                                                  on its
                                                                                  on its      renovation in 2010 has
                                                                                  on its
                                                                                  on its
                                                                                  on its
                                                                                  reputation
                                                                                  reputation
                                                                                  reputation
                                                                                  reputation                                 Scotland Yard launched its
                                                                                  reputation
                                                                                  as a top
                                                                                  as a top
                                                                                  as a top
                                                                                  as a top    maintained the architectural  own investigation, Operation
                                                                                  as a top
                                                                                  travel
                                                                                  travel
                                                                                  travel
                                                                                  travel      detailing, and the importance of  Grange, into her disappearance
                                                                                  travel
                                                                                  destination
                                                                                  destination
                                                                                  destination
                                                                                  destination  the square and the building in  in 2013, after it said a Portuguese
                                                                                  destination
                                                                                  when it
                                                                                  when it
                                                                                  when it
                                                                                  when it     Lisbon’s colourful history.  inquiry had not made any
                                                                                  when it
                                                                                  hosts the
                                                                                  hosts the
                                                                                  hosts the
                                                                                  hosts the   Paula Oliveira, Executive Director,  headway. But despite spending
                                                                                  hosts the
                                                                                  upcoming
                                                                                  upcoming
                                                                                  upcoming
                                                                                  upcoming    Turismo de Lisboa, said: “We are  13 million euros since, UK police
                                                                                  upcoming
                                                                                  World
                                                                                  World
                                                                                  World
                                                                                  World       proud to welcome professionals  have failed in their bid to uncover
                                                                                  World
                                                                                  Travel
                                                                                  Travel
                                                                                  Travel
                                                                                  Travel      from all over the world to our city.  the mystery into Madeleine’s
                                                                                  Travel
                                                                                  Awards.
                                                                                  Awards.     We host the ceremony at the very
                                                                                  Awards.
                                                                                  Awards.
                                                                                  Awards.
                                                                                  (Photo:
                                                                                  (Photo:
                                                                                  (Photo:
                                                                                  (Photo:                                  disappearance.
                                                                                  (Photo:
                                                                                  Lusa/Tiago
                                                                                  Lusa/Tiago
                                                                                  Lusa/Tiago  heart of historic Lisbon knowing  Madeleine’s parents, Kate and
                                                                                  Lusa/Tiago
                                                                                  Lusa/Tiago
                                                                                  Petinga)
                                                                                  Petinga)
                                                                                  Petinga)
                                                                                  Petinga)    guests will have an enjoyable  Gerry McCann, have always
                                                                                  Petinga)
                                                                                              time.”                       pledged never to give up the
              he World Travel Awards  The evening will mark the climax  WTA is currently celebrating its  As part of its Grand Tour 2018,  search for their daughter.
              (WTA) Grand Final Gala  of the WTA Grand Tour 2018 – an  25th anniversary. The evening will  WTA has hosted ceremonies in  A Home Office spokesman
              Ceremony will take    annual search for the finest travel  herald its first ever ceremony to be  Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Athens  said: “We have confirmed that
       Tplace at Lisbon’s           and tourism organisations in the  hosted in Lisbon.       (Greece), Hong Kong, Guayaquil  Special Grant funding of
       historic Pátio da Galé on 1  world, featuring the winners of  Graham Cooke, Founder &  (Ecuador), Jamaica and Durban  £150,000 will be provided to the
       December 2018, with the leading  WTA’s six regional ceremonies  President, WTA, said: “I am  (South Africa), with the winners  Metropolitan Police Service for
       decision-makers, figureheads  going head-to-head for the  honoured that the delightful city of  progressing to the Grand Final in  the six-month period to 31 March
       and influencers of travel to attend.  coveted World titles.  Lisbon is forming the climax of  Lisbon.               2019.”                                                TPN/PA
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11