Europe, boosted by Spain, Portugal and Greece, records best tourist season in years

Despite the economic crisis, Europe remains a favourite destination, the European Commission said in a recent statement, states the “The Portugal News” in its website.

International tourist arrivals in Europe grew by five percent during the first half of 2013, with best results recorded in Central and Eastern Europe (up nine percent) and Southern and Mediterranean Europe (up six percent).

Tourism in Portugal grew 8 percent, a healthy growth.

Praia das Maças, Sintra, Portugal
Praia das Maças, Sintra, Portugal

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