Space dedicated to local products with the ‘Biosfera Açores’ brand inaugurated on the island of Graciosa

A space dedicated to local products under the ‘Biosfera Açores’ brand has opened on the island of Graciosa, promoting sustainability and valuing the natural wealth of the Azores. The space offers a variety of certified products, all produced sustainably. This project is fundamental for the local economy and for preserving the Azorean identity. The ‘Biosfera …

EDA has European eel recovery project

EDA is currently involved in a European eel recovery project at the four mini-hydroelectric power stations installed in Ribeira Quente, in São Miguel, Azores. This project aims to restore and preserve the population of this endangered species in the region’s aquatic ecosystems. With initiatives focussed on improving water quality and creating suitable habitats, EDA intends …

Bensaude Hotels Collection saves water for more than 294,000 showers

Bensaude Hotels Collection has revealed that it has managed to save water enough for more than 294,000 showers, as well as gas enough to cook 6,046 meals and diesel enough to travel around Portugal from north to south 19 times through conservation initiatives. These savings reflect the company’s ongoing efforts to adopt sustainable practices to …

Government celebrates award from Viajes National Geographic magazine

The Government of the Azores was delighted to receive the distinction awarded by Viajes National Geographic magazine, which recognized the region as the Best European Destination. This achievement reflects not only the natural and cultural beauty of the Azores, but also the ongoing commitment to offering quality tourist experiences. The air connections and the diversity …

“New Elderly” programme with another 40 home careers

The “New Elderly” Programme has announced the recruitment of 40 more home careers to its team, in response to the growing needs of the elderly population. This project, which aims to offer quality care and personalized assistance to the elderly who remain at home, plays an important role in promoting the well-being and safety of …

Marca Açores attends SAGAL with 28 companies from various islands

The Azores Brand will be present at SAGAL 2024 – the Flavours of Portugal Export Fair, with the participation of 28 companies from various islands and different food production sectors. This is the second year running that the Azores have been present at this event, held at the Lisbon International Fair (FIL), an initiative dedicated …

Ponta Delgada introduces card-accessible eco-islands for waste collection

Ponta Delgada is getting a new sustainable look with the installation of accessible eco-islands. The municipality has begun a process of transitioning the waste collection model, which aims to gradually remove containers from the streets and replace them with these innovative eco-islands. These structures not only contribute to a cleaner, more organized aesthetic for the …

Azores renew Quality Coast award

The Azores continue to establish themselves as a benchmark destination by renewing their Quality Coast award. This recognition, awarded by the European Coastal and Marine Union, highlights the excellence of the Azorean islands in terms of the sustainable management and preservation of their coastal areas. With their unique natural beauty and ongoing commitment to environmental …