Portugal’s tourism boom halted by Brexit, airport problems

FILE PHOTO: The CEO of Pestana Group, Jose Theotonio attends an interview with Reuters in Lisbon, Portugal November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes/File Photo

LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s long-running tourism boom is set to move decisively into reverse in 2019 due to capacity constraints at Lisbon airport and a drop in British visitors because of a Brexit-hit pound, Portugal’s biggest hotel group told Reuters. Jose Theotonio, chief executive of the Pestana Group which operates 94 hotels, said he had […]

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