Glasgow to Madeira travelling 1 Airport Transfers Madeira News TRAVEL 

Glasgow to Madeira travelling

The Jet2 started earlier this summer over a regular operation originating in the British market for the Madeira Airport . This time , the origin airport is Glasgow , Scotland . This operation , on a weekly basis , will be held on Mondays until the end of summer and IATA represents an increase of about 8,694 seats offered . Tickets are on sale in www.jet2.com . In the first flight arrived in Madeira about 154 passengers on a Boeing B737 – 800 to 189 seats . Represents an occupancy…

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Pestana hotels in Madeira appointed for the World Travel Awards 2 HOTELS/ACCOMODATION Madeira Island News PORTO SANTO 

Pestana hotels in Madeira appointed for the World Travel Awards

The Pestana Group has 11 hotel units with 7 nominations for the 2014 World Travel Awards, the most reputed tourism awards worldwide. Specifically, the seven units that are on the ballot are: Pestana Palace Madeira, Pousada de Cascais, Pestana Carlton Madeira, Pestana Porto Santo, Pestana Convento do Carmo, Pestana Rio Atlantica and Pestana Caracas. Pestana Palace Madeira The Pestana Palace has received 5 awards World Travel Awards (WTA) and now is running for 3 new awards: “Europe’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel“, “Portugal’s Leading Business Hotel” and “Portugal’s Leading Hotel“. Pestana…

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Madeira was again named 'best destination island' in the World Travel Awards 3 Madeira Island News Madeira News TRAVEL 

Madeira was again named ‘best destination island’ in the World Travel Awards

Madeira was again named as ‘ best island destination ‘ in the World Travel Awards Europe , who won award in 2013 . ‘s Edition has 2014 competitors as the Balearics , Canaries, Cyprus, Malta and Sardinia and if you want to repeat the success achieved in the year past , will have to be mobilized by weight in the online vote which opened April 14 and runs until June 23 . Anyone can vote for http://www.worldtravelawards.com/nominees/2014/europe . Just have a valid registration , and the vote of the Professional…

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Desertas islands Madeira declared a protected area 4 LOCALS Madeira News 

Desertas islands Madeira declared a protected area

The Council of Europe has announced that the Desertas islands are to be declared a ³Protected Area², thus acknowledging the importance of the work that has been done in this Natural Reserve for over 25 years. Various areas of interest were assessed at a meeting of experts on the European Diploma of Protected Areas, held in Strasbourg this weekend. Desertas islands This area of the Madeira Natural Park was selected by them, as its exceptional natural heritage is managed in an exemplary manner in pursuit of the conservation of biodiversity…

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Ribeiro Seco Factory produces honey unique quality 5 LOCALS Madeira Island News PRODUCTS 

Ribeiro Seco Factory produces honey unique quality

The Mill Ribeiro Seco Factory has the ability to produce sugar syrup sugar- laden knowledge and history. The plant , located at Rua Wonderland in Funchal was founded in 1883 by César Aluísio Bettencourt and would be continued by his son Luis Bettencourt . At first, manufactured brandy. But in 1928 , due to excess production factories to do this , was asked to pass the sugar syrup , which was accepted . Since then until today , the factory is dedicated exclusively to the production of honey and products connected…

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Festas da Sé – Funchal

May 25 to June 2 The streets surrounding the Funchal Cathedral come alive at the end of May during the Festas da Sé – a typical Madeiran arraial (street party). Festas da Sé Local restaurants in Rua de João Tavira, Rua do Bispo, Rua da Queimada de Cima, Rua da Queimada de Baixo and Rua dos Ferreiros feature special traditional menus and offer a wide selection of local food and wine. The streets are beautifully decorated for the occasion and entertainment includes music from singing groups and brass bands. Festas…

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Madeira events  for May 6 EVENTS LOCALS Madeira Island News 

Madeira events for May

Lemon Festival May 11 and 12 The parish of Ilha, in the district of Santana, serves as a venue for the Lemon Festival. This event came about as a way of paying homage to the main local product – the lemon. It is also a pretext for staging a range of popular entertainment events. 28th Regional Bands Meeting May 11 Ribeira Brava municipal council, in partnership with the Madeira Cultural Affairs Department (DRAC) and the Madeira Philharmonic Bands Association, organises this cultural initiative annually – a public recognition of regional…

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Madeira Onion Festival 2014 EVENTS Madeira Island News PRODUCTS 

Madeira Onion Festival

May 16, 17, 18 Dedicated to the onion, Festa da Cebola is a charming tribute to local farmers and the agriculture produced in Caniço. Madeira Onion Festival Admire artistic arrangements and displays with local flowers and enjoy the parade of tractors and cars decoratively covered with onions. Traditional music, craft stalls and a selection of food and wine ensure this festival is a popular event for all ages. Don’t forget to take home a box of home-grown onions – direct from the farmer! Madeira Onion Festival

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