Portugal Extends Lockdown And Bans International Travel


In a typical year, Portugal can expect to host more than 20 million travelers, with the country holding the honor of being the 10th most visited nation in Europe. However, the past year has been a year like no other, and the reality is in fact quite different. Instead of welcoming travelers to the tourist hotspots of Lisbon, Madeira and the Algarve, Portugal has extended its national lockdown and has implemented measures to cut international travel. Here’s a look at the situation in the country, the lockdown in place and how they are planning to stop international travel.