Algarve Tourism at the premiere of the travel market in winter

The Tourist Region Algarve (RTA) sponsors the first edition of Expo Abreu - Winter Travel Market, which takes place on the weekend of 15 and 16 November at the Feira Internacional de Lisboa (FIL), in the Park of Nations.

Algarve Winter Holidays and Car HireThe initiative of the Viagens Abreu seeks to counter the seasonality of tourism by appealing offers on quality and appropriate price at the time of winter, including New Year's Eve, Carnival and Easter, gathered in a booklet with about 300 pages with a circulation of 200 000 copies which is already in distribution.

"The industry applauds the achievement of Travel Winter Market and sees itself in a very focused event for the domestic market, which I am sure will enhance the business in low season the Algarve tourism and boost direct sales to the public," assures President of the RTA, Desiderio Silva.

In 2013, residents in Portugal made 3.4 million overnight stays in hotels in the Algarve and achieved a market share of 23 per cent of total overnight stays registered at the destination. This year overnights Portuguese in the region rose 21.3 percent through the month of August.

The fair will have an exhibition area of five thousand square meters, a playful space for entertaining and about 50 outlets, to which are added the 90 stores Abreu open throughout the weekend with the same promotional terms. The exhibitors will have stands and normalized the RTA will have 36 m2, centrally located.

Abreu Expo opens to the public on Saturday (day 15), from 11h00 to 20h00, and Sunday (16), from 11:00 to 18:00 in Hall 2 of the FIL. Admission is free and the organization announces discounts up to 50 percent.

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