The island of Madeira, because of its privileged geographical position and mountainous relief, have a surprisingly mild climate.Very mild average temperatures, 25ºC in the summer and 17ºC in the winter, and a moderate level of humidity, confer upon this island exceptional subtropical features.
The seawater temperature is also very mild, because of the influence of the warm Gulf current, presenting averages of 22ºC in the summer and 18º in the winter.
The Irish airline Ryanair makes its debut in the Region, starting next March, with the launching of a new operational air base in Madeira in an estimated investment of 178 million euros, creating 60 direct jobs.
The Port Authority of the Autonomous Region of Madeira (APRAM) launched its new digital signature, in a promotional campaign focused on enhancing the image of a safe tourist destination, underlining its commitment to represent a “safe port” for tourists visiting the Autonomous Region of Madeira, in a campaign aimed at the cruise tourism market.
For the sixth consecutive year and the eighth time since its first participation, Madeira was elected by the World Travel Awards as the “Europe´s Leading Island Destinationn 2021", in those that are considered the“ Oscars of tourism ”.
After being nominated last March "Europe´s Leading island destination" , Madeira Islands is now competing for world title at the World Travel Awards in the category of "World´s Leading Island Destination".
On the 1st and 2nd of October, Palheiro Golf will host the 1st Palheiro Gardens Golf Classic Tournament, a competition with a strong tourist component that combines three key points of Madeira Destination: the famous gardens, golf (a growing segment) and Madeira wine.
In view of the epidemiological evolution in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, and in accordance with Government Resolution No. 778/2021, of 26th August, the Regional Government of Madeira will maintain the set of preventive measures, already in force, starting from 27th August.
The Associação Portuguesa para Defesa do Consumidor - DECO (Portuguese Association for Consumer Defense), launched the 2021 Tourism and Leisure Guide in times of COVID-19 pandemic, a bilingual publication in digital format (Portuguese and English), which gathers support information and advice on different themes: EU Digital COVID Certificate; Air Transportion; Local Accommodation; Hotel Bookings Camping and Caravan Parks; Beaches and Pools; Restaurants; IVAucher; Shows and Festivals; Cinemas, Theaters and Gyms.