Tourism businesspeople launch association in the Azores

Businesspeople linked to tourism in the Azores have created a new association (Associação dos Profissionais do Turismo dos Açores) to help bolster the sector. The decision was fuelled by new low-cost air links to the island which are contributing to increased tourist numbers. “We are having fantastic results. The Azores is becoming more and more notorious,” said Horácio Franco, the man in charge of APTA.