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More people arranging meetings are looking to Lisbon

Lisbon ranked as 9th most popular destination for meetings
24 Sep 2014

Lisbon has been ranked as the ninth most popular destination for international meetings, it has been revealed.
Figures published by  the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) saw the Portuguese capital rise through the ratings, after coming only 15th in 2012.
Commenting on the developments, Vitor Costa, director-general of the Lisbon tourism association, said: "Increasing business tourism to Lisbon is high on our agenda and we continue work hard to raise the city's profile for major events internationally.
“We are delighted at this result against stiff competition from other cities and see this as a great incentive to ensure we maintain excellence and improve our offering year on year."
The capital’s improved scores is reported to be reflective of its strengths in business tourism and world-class facilities available for congresses, meetings and other events.
Its score is based on the number of international association meetings recorded in 2013.ADNFCR-408-ID-801750276-ADNFCR

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