Miguel Albuquerque visits New Bedford and talks about his plans for Madeira

Madeira’s Regional President Visits USA and Talks of Weekly Charter

The President of the regional government of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, has recently visited the town of New Bedford, Massachusetts, as part of his trip to the USA and Canada. Speaking to the Portuguese immigrant community, Miguel Albuquerque manifested his plan to see through the creation of a weekly charter flight between Madeira and the USA’s East Coast. This is one of the measures that aim to increase Madeira’s visibility as a tourism destination, giving an economic impulse to the region and bringing the immigrant community closer to the island.

Read the Portuguese article on Diário de Notícias Madeira (PDF version)