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World mayors sign the Porto Declaration on Tourism and the Future of Cities

The signing of the Porto Declaration marks the conclusion of the UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, which was held at Porto Customs, today, 9 July.

The Secretary General of The World Tourism Organisation was welcomed at Porto City Chambers on 8 July

The Secretary General of The World Tourism Organisation, Zurab Pololikashvili was welcomed on Thursday by the Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, at the City Council Chambers.

World mayors gather in Porto to take part in the UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism

Throughout today, 9 July, Porto Customs hosts the mayors of several world cities, as well as other organisations and professionals in the tourism sector, for the third edition of the UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism. The Secretary General of the UNWTO participated at the opening ceremony, Zurab Pololikashvili, as well as the Ministry of State, Economy and Digital Transition, Pedro Siza Vieira.

Porto is one of Portugal’s most stunning cities, affirms Forbes magazine

There is more to Portugal than its capital city, affirms Forbes magazine, highlighting Porto as one of Portugal’s most stunning cities.

Porto establishes the role of Local Accommodation Mediator

Local Accommodation (AL) in Porto will rely on the services of a mediator to assist and guide the stakeholders in the sector, namely residents, facility managers, tourists and apartment complex managers. The proposal was presented by the councillor for Economy, Tourism, and Trade, Ricardo Valente, during the Executive Meeting held yesterday, 28 June and it was approved by a majority. The CDU party abstained.

Best Of Wine Tourism 2022 applications are open

The applications for the Best Of Wine Tourism are open. Companies that develop enotourism activities in Porto and Douro and the "Vinhos Verdes" Wine Regions are now able to apply to such an award, even more relevant in a time when the tourism sector has been so hard hit by the pandemic. Applications should be submitted until 16 July 2021.

There is a new route as regards wine tourism

There is a new route as regards wine tourism. Four wine regions in the North formed a partnership to establish a new enoturism route of Porto and the North. The protocol was signed yesterday evening, at the Rivoli, between the Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e do Porto, the comissões de viticultura regional dos Vinhos Verdes, Távora-Varosa e Trás-os-Montes, and the Turismo do Porto e Norte de Portugal (TPNP).