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Thousands visit BLiP EXPO 2016

Thousands visit BLiP EXPO 2016Thousands of visitors took advantage of the opportunity to speak to a wide variety of businesses at this year’s BLiP EXPO in the Portimão Arena over last weekend and many of those exhibitors have already expressed their satisfaction with the outcome.

The President of the Portimão Câmara, Isilda Gomes, toured the Exhibition on Saturday afternoon accompanied by Michael Reeve (CEO of the organisers afpop) and Chris Ireland, President of afpop’s Management Council and met many of the Exhibitors. In a televised interview she praised the event and its important role in raising the profile of Portimão amongst the resident and business community.

Doing business in Portugal: Portugal trade and export guide

Doing business in Portugal: Portugal trade and export guideA guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Portugal.

CLICK HERE to read the Doing business in Portugal: Portugal trade and export guide

Who is killing our ears?

HearingAidThe hearing aid cartel is one of the most powerful and well-organised in world, third only to crude oil and arms. Only six companies, using many different brands and models with different codes, make us think that there is healthy competition in a free-market. The owners became billionaires in a few decades. Some have been prosecuted in their countries for various crimes, writes Jack Soifer.

William Demant Holding A/S & GN Store Nord A/S are two Danish companies whose voting share majority is in the hands of the American corporation T. Rowe Price Group Inc. with 5% in the hands of Dutch, Danish and Norwegian investment funds.

Holiday rentals made easy

Holidirect.comHolidirect.com is a new rental property portal to launch in the Algarve, and we believe in a different way of doing business.

The Holidirect innovation gives the reins of control back to property owners in a professional environment AND provides holidaymakers with a straight forward and personal way to book their holiday, with none of the additional charges they are forced to pay by other rental property portals.

The Holidirect way is simple, and we intend it to stay that way!

Transport Service, Storage & Removals

Go movesWe are a family run business that has been operating from the Algarve for several years. We cover full house removals in the Algarve or Portugal, Spain, France and adjoining countries.

SeaBookings - how two Dutch sisters boost maritime tourism in Portugal

SeaBookings - how two Dutch sisters boost maritime tourism in PortugalFounded in February 2014, the Portuguese startup SeaBookings was born of a dream of two Dutch-born sisters to aim to enhance maritime tourism in Portugal. Since then, many ocean-lovers have booked their boat tours and watersports through the platform.

SeaBookings is an online marketplace where you can discover, compare and book boat tours and watersports in Portugal and soon all around the world.

Sending and receiving packages to and from the UK - the possible impact from Brexit

Sending and receiving packages to and from the UK - the possible impact from BrexitWith Britain´s referendum on 23rd June fast approaching there are many opinions emerging supporting both sides of the debate. During recent years we have witnessed an incredible rise in the number of purchases via the internet and consequently a surge in parcel deliveries. According to research conducted by international shipping experts ParcelHero a Brexit could have a tremendous impact on this kind of commerce between Britain and Portugal.

'The future of Portugal and the EU' conference report

Mayor Rogerio Bacalhau talks to part of the publicIn the presence of 32 entrepreneurs, directors, doctors and a consultant, a debate on ‘the future of Portugal and the EU’ was held at FNAC in Faro and later at FNAC in Guia.

Faro Mayor Rogério Bacalhau opened the first event and spoke about the large debt that his predecessors left him. He emphasised that the important thing is to work to repair what needs to be improved and gave as an example the renovation of old buildings in Faro that has generated many local jobs.