Portugal is known for its long, hot summers and wild surfing coasts and is a hotspot for many event planners. But there’s more to the country than its incredible beaches and laid-back culture. To give your events the wow factor they deserve, STAR Your World works closely with Destination Management Companies that support corporate events across all regions of Lisbon, Algarve, Porto, Madeira and the Azores Islands. With experience catering for congresses of up to 30,000 people, while maintaining a passion for the country and showcasing some of the region’s best kept secrets. Our DMC’s are experienced in delivering meetings, incentives, conferences, events and congresses is unparalleled, and the results never fail to impress clients. From gala dinners and unique team building activities to traditional tapas restaurants and unique event spaces, there’s something here for every group, no matter how big or small.
The vibrant city of Lisbon is a popular destination for events with the incredible choice of hotels, food and a warm climate, this little sun trap is home to a wealth of quirky activities outside the box. Whether you’re after a city tour in Go cars, tuk tuks, open top cabriolets (VW Beetle cars) or you’d prefer to cruise the sights via speedboats or sailing, the transport is part of the adventure here. The activities on offer will suit anyone’s taste and can be tailored for different groups or individuals. Some of the amazing options include wine cellar and vineyard tours, as well as private tours and tile painting at the Marques Fronteira Palace. For those seeking a meaningful, local CSR activity, groups can arrange to build toys for a local, social nursery or volunteer for a food saving project to support the local economy.
Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, is also a must-visit for corporate groups. Famed for its port wine and Douro River views, there’s a sense of tranquillity about this region. Packed with luxury spa resorts, it’s an ideal spot for indulging whether that’s relaxing in a jacuzzi or exploring some of the local restaurants and wineries. Cultural tours are also available for those looking for diversity within their programme and if you’re feeling brave enough to dip your feet in the wild Atlantic Ocean, the beaches are also well worth a visit.
Down on the south coast, The Algarve is probably one of the most famous Portuguese regions here’s a host of unique activities and local restaurants to try out. From clam picking in the Rio Formosa to off road tours that encourage guests to discover the local flora and fauna, there’s lots of unexpected options to explore.
STAR Your World works side by side with our trusted partners from the start of your planning, right through to the end of your event journey, including helping to gather and deliver post-trip feedback. We plan every aspect of your event, collaborating closely with your organisation and our carefully hand-picked trusted suppliers to ensure that we deliver something that’s tailored exactly to you and your needs.