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  1. Videos show landings as holiday flights arrive at Madeira Airport in high windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Mail on Sunday

    So this video showing planes toiling in high winds over the weekend at Madeira Airport, will not come as a surprise to experienced pilots. As a number of planes approached the island runway on Sunday, the wind picked up so much it forced several to abort landing at the last second.


  2. Blown away: Planes battle wild winds at one of world's most dangerous airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Russia Taday

    One of the world's most dangerous airports - Madeira in Portugal - almost claimed several planes for itself. Due to strong winds, some of them simply couldn't land safely, and had to fly off seeking other airports.


  3. New video shows the perils of landing a plane at 'Europe's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Independent

    It may be the entry point for one of Europe's most idyllic holiday destinations, but Madeira Funchal is also known for being one of the "world's most dangerous airports." With an unusually short runway, rocky hills on one side and a sheer drop into the ocean on the other, it is recognised by pilots as one of the most difficult landing spots in Europe, if not the world.


  4. Koh Tao remains one of most popular islandsRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | The Nation

    ... Turks and Caicos 2. Maui, Hawaii 3. Roatan, Honduras 4. Santorini, Greece 5. Koh Tao, Thailand 6. Madeira, Portugal 7. Bali, Indonesia 8. Mauritius, Africa 9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia 10. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil Top 10 Travellers' Choice ...


  5. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | KLOU-FM Saint Louis

    TripAdvisor released the winners for the 2015 best islands in the world! Doesn't a warm, sandy beach sound perfect right about now? FULL STORY *Turks and Caicos "Providenciales" *Maui, Hawaii *Roatan, Honduras *Santorini, Greece *Ko Tao, Thailand *Madeira, Portugal & there's MORE but you really should click the story above to see the pictures and pretend you are there!


  6. Arrival of Fred Olsen's Boudicca heralds the start of the cruise ship season for FalmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The 2015 cruise ship season begins next week with the arrival of the Hamburg and Fred Olsen's Boudicca. The two-ship call on Thursday, April 30, will see Boudicca berthing on County wharf whilst Hamburg moors alongside the Queen's jetty.


  7. Boyds sales associate H. EisenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 |

    Howard Eisenberg, 74, formerly of Cherry Hill, who retired in 2013 after 48 years as a sales associate at Boyds, the clothing store in Center City, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Wednesday, April 15, on a cruise ship sailing from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Madeira, Portugal. Mr. Eisenberg who lived in Cherry Hill from 1971 to 2014, had lived since then in Aventura, Fla., in Miami-Dade County.


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    Apr 21, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    ... by 29-mile island, is a bustling port with a revitalized waterfront and a busy market." - TripAdvisor 6. Madeira, Portugal "The capital city of Funchal was settled in the 15th century and is a colorful collection of gardens, religious sites, and ...


  9. Joaquim dos Santos, 81, of HudsonRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Joaquim "Jack" dos Santos of Hudson, age 81, passed away peacefully Friday, April 10, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, at Marlborough Hills Health Center. Jack was born in Porta Nova, Campanario, in the island of Madeira Portugal.


  10. Portugal: Left gains in regional pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    The Portuguese tax-haven and tourist island of Madeira - a watering hole of Europe's super-rich - was the unlikely site of gains for the Left Bloc and the anti-corruption citizens' movement Together for the People in March 29 elections for the autonomous region's legislative assembly. The JPP, whose lead candidate Elvio Sousa promised "a different way of doing politics a favouring the most victimised and the middle class", won five seats in the 47-seat legislature.


  11. Beach Vacation Guide Announces New Site Offering Popular Travel Advice and Top Beach Vacation SpotsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | PR Log

    Beach Vacation Guide new site offers top traveling destinations and advice on being safe while saving money. Beach Vacation Guide can help you find the best deals and safe traveling plans PRLog - March 23, 2015 - Beach Vacation Guide now online offering featured Travel Advice and top beach vacation spots.


  12. Fiorentina's Salah among 9 foreign-based players called-up by EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    New Egypt coach Hector Cuper has called up nine foreign-based players, including Fiorentina winger Mohamed Salah, for the Pharaohs' first training camp since the dismissal of former manager Shawky Gharib. The winners of three successive Africa Cup of Nations will meet up next week for a 26 March friendly against Equatorial Guinea amid preparations for the 2017 AFCON qualifiers.


  13. Holiday deals of the week: Bargain British breaks and long and short-haul sunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 |

    Step back in time at the historic royal palace as it celebrates its 500th anniversary this year. Package includes one night B&B at the three-star Queens Park Hotel, including breakfast and entry into Hampton Court on various dates this Spring.


  14. Holland America Line's Prinsendam: Atlantic crossing in classic formRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Prinsendam, shown here arriving at Gibraltar, is among the smaller ships, with a capacity of 835, sailing in the North American market. Prinsendam, shown here arriving at Gibraltar, is among the smaller ships, with a capacity of 835, sailing in the North American market.


  15. Francisco Lufinha ready for a 36-hour pool marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Surfing News

    Francisco Lufinha, the man who set the world record for the longest kitesurfing journey, will try to complete a 36-hour kiteboarding marathon in a pool. The Portuguese kiteboarder is preparing for yet another kiteboarding challenge in open ocean, but he believes he must be physically and mentally fit for the upcoming test.


  16. CA3rdoba - Spain's best-kept secret - set to host AITO and AITO Agents' overseas conferenceRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | PR Log

    ... agents and affiliates. AITO has had two combined conferences before, in Vilnius, Lithuania (2011) and Madeira, Portugal (2012). Sponsored by the CA3rdoba Tourist Board, AndalucA a Tourist Board and the Spanish Tourist Board, the joint conference ...


  17. Ruth Taber takes a cruise to the Canary Islands aboard the Celebrity EclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | El Paso Times

    I've always remembered my seventh-grade geography teacher asking our class, "Where can we enjoy the best year-round climate in the world?" Nobody knew the answer. Then she described a place where you didn't need heat in the winter or fans for cooling in the summer .


  18. New Market Report: Lycamobile UK Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 |

    ... The Lycamobile brand is owned by Hastings Trading e Servicos Lda, a Portuguese holding company located in Madeira, Portugal. Services offered include Lycamoney, Lycatel, Lycafly, and International Airtime Transfer. The company's offers Pay As You Go ...


  19. Top 6 March holiday deals including cruises, Dominican Republic and Costa Del SolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 |

    Looking for a last minute bargain? Take a look at these late deals from some of the popular travel agents, departing mid to late March, from London and Manchester We've rounded up the top last minute deals for those of you traveling in March, and offers include yhyhhy The lovely Puerto Azul Suites are conveniently located close to both the beach and resort centre of pretty Puerto Pollensa. With striking views of the rocky hillside, this popular hotel offers families cool and contemporary surroundings with well-equipped suites finished to a quality standard.


  20. 'Falmouth to Falmouth' cruises returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Fred Olsen Cruises will be using the port next year to springboard two cruises from the docks , as cruising from "Falmouth to Falmouth" returns. This will be the largest ever cruise ship to use Falmouth as a turn around port for cruises.