Madeira Sustainable For All joins Eco Rally Madeira

Madeira Sustainable For All joined Eco Rally Madeira, an event supported by the Regional Secretariat for Tourism and Culture through the Regional Directorate for Tourism, the first edition of the 100% electric rally that took place in Madeira on 16 and 17 September, during the fourth race of the Prio New Energies Portuguese Championship. …

Madeira certificada como destino turístico sustentável

Madeira certified as a sustainable tourism destination

The Autonomous Region of Madeira was recognized as a sustainable tourism destination, having received the Silver Award from EarthCheck, an international certifying entity accredited by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to certify tourism destinations.

The certification process was developed by Madeira’s Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture, and started at the end of July …


European award “Civitas Destinations” assign to Funchal

The Sustainable Mobility project implemented by Funchal City Hall, was distinguished by the European Commission with the CIVITAS AWARD LEGACY 2020 award, for its Urban Mobility Strategy.

The project has transformed the city of Funchal, in the past few years into a Municipality of excellence in the areas of mobility, territorial cohesion and technological innovation.

Saber …


Porto Santo Without Marine Waste

“Porto Santo Without Marine Waste”, is an initiative held in Porto Santo Island that aims to appeal to residents and visitors to help protect the biodiversity of the island, reducing plastic waste. The aim is to make everyone on the island aware of the need to think about what they bring in, consume and …


Madeira Circular Platform

Madeira Circular Agenda was developed with the aim of accelerating the transition of the Autonomous Region of Madeira towards a Circular Economy.

The Madeira Circular Platform is part of one of the measures proposed by this Agenda and constitutes itself as an aggregating forum of the main agents for the circular economy, including civil society, …


The Autonomous Region of Madeira has achieved a distinction in the destination´s certification

The Autonomous Region of Madeira took a significant step in the certification process by obtaining the Bronze Seal from EarthCheck, an entity accredited by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, which is responsible for certifying the Region.

The Region obtained the classification of best practice in the following benchmarking indicators: dimension of protected areas and green …


Madeira is the “Best Island Destination in the World” for the 8th consecutive time

Madeira won, for the 8th consecutive time, the ‘World Travel Awards’ prize as ‘World’s Leading Island Destination’.

The announcement was made in Muscat, Oman, at the ‘World Travel Awards’ gala.

Madeira´s award was given to the Director of Madeira´s Tourism Board, Dorita Mendonça, who represented the Region at the event.

Read more HERE.

Source: Diário de Notícias


Madeira ethnographic Museum receives the Madeira Safe to Discover certificate

The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Culture, Eduardo Jesus, delivered the certificate ‘Madeira Safe to Discover’ to the Madeira Ethnographic Museum.

The Regional Director of Culture, the Director of Museums and Cultural Centres Services, the representative of Madeira Promotion Bureau, and the museum team marked their presence at the delivery of the certificate of good …


“New” Power Plant could yield up to 200 million euros

The estimated profitability in the useful life of the Serra de Água Hydroelectric Power Plant, after the intervention to which it will be subject in the next year and a half, is 200 million euros.

The goal is to reach 50% of electric energy production by 2023, and 60% by 2030.

Read more HERE.

Source: Diário Notícias


In Porto Santo, vines are helping to save the dunes

The Life Dunes project aims to reconstitute the original morphology of the Porto Santo beach dune cordon and, in the process, to increase knowledge and raise awareness among the population.

The project, which started at the end of 2020, encompasses several actions. The most visible one is the recovery and construction of the characteristic crochet …