Tourism awards

Turismo do Algarve, the body responsible for tourism in the region, has been nominated for an award at the national annual tourism gala for the third consecutive year.

The event, on June 25 in Lisbon, will reveal if the Algarve has won again in the category for Best Region for Tourism in Portugal.

The winner of the award must meet certain criteria and show that they are proactive in areas of communication, innovation and professionalism.

Other Algarve nominees for awards include Portimão Arena for the best congress space while the Sheraton Algarve Pine Cliffs is up for best resort hotel.