Madeira Region

The Cliff Bay hosted the first event of the Route of the Stars

Friday, 23 March 2012 00:00

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The Cliff Bay in Funchal, hosted the first event this March of the culinary Route of Stars (Rota das Estrelas), a festival that brings together several Michelin starred chefs and is held at various restaurants from north to south, including the islands. This first event, was held at The Cliff Bay, March 16 and 17, and March 20 and 21, 2012, and brought together 10 chefs to join the hotel's resident chef to prepare a tasting menu.  The chef Benoît Sinthon, was joined by guest chefs Hans Välimäki, Diego Guerrero, Nigel Haworth, Miguel Vieira, Christian Petz, as well as chefs from other restaurants participating in the Stars Route, such as Hans Neuner, Aimé Barroyer, Albano Lourenço, Ricardo Costa and Vincent Farges. The Route of Stars includes eight other similar events, running until November, in Lisbon, Coimbra, Algarve, Porto, Cascais and Amarante.

 

The Cliff Bay hosted the first event of the Route of the Stars

Friday, 23 March 2012 00:00

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The Cliff Bay in Funchal, hosted the first event this March of the culinary Route of Stars (Rota das Estrelas), a festival that brings together several Michelin starred chefs and is held at various restaurants from north to south, including the islands. This first event, was held at The Cliff Bay, March 16 and 17, and March 20 and 21, 2012, and brought together 10 chefs to join the hotel's resident chef to prepare a tasting menu.  The chef Benoît Sinthon, was joined by guest chefs Hans Välimäki, Diego Guerrero, Nigel Haworth, Miguel Vieira, Christian Petz, as well as chefs from other restaurants participating in the Stars Route, such as Hans Neuner, Aimé Barroyer, Albano Lourenço, Ricardo Costa and Vincent Farges. The Route of Stars includes eight other similar events, running until November, in Lisbon, Coimbra, Algarve, Porto, Cascais and Amarante.

 

Madeira gets 36th Annual AITO Annual Conference

Sunday, 04 March 2012 00:00

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The Island of Madeira will host the 36th Annual Conference of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO), an event that will take place from the 14th to 17th of June, 2012 at the Pestana Casino Park Hotel, which should include some 200 participants. The conference is being organized by the Association for the Promotion of Madeira with the support of Turismo de Portugal in London, and will include a program of activities that allows members of Conference to explore the island.

 

2011 Strong Year for Madeira

Sunday, 12 February 2012 00:00

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The year 2011 was a good one for Madeira. The release of the island’s latest tourist figures show an increase of 3.5% in hotel bed-nights compared with 2010,  as well as the recent rise in cruise traffic passing through the Atlantic archipelago.

 

Madeira Euro Windsurfing Championships

Saturday, 11 February 2012 00:00

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European Windsurfing Championships – Funchal – February 23 to March 1, 2012. The 2012 RS:X European Windsurfing Championships offers seven days of competition in Funchal Bay on Madeira. This event is an important part of the preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games in London and involves 200 athletes from 30 nations. Organized by Clube Naval do Funchal and Centro de Treino Mar, events for the RS:X Open U21 and the RS:X Open Windsurfing Championships will also take place. Visitors can also watch top windsurfers gliding over the waves in the lead-up to the event. Island. Find more details about this event at http://bit.ly/yHG3oj and at http://bit.ly/wKHY2R

 

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