Various international tourism websites including Spanish website ABC Europa have praised Porto Santo for being “ahead of the rest of Portugal and Europe by re-opening.” It goes on to compare the beach to those found in the Caribbean.
The article goes on to say that, although the hotels remain closed until July, the island boasts a relaxing vibe and has not registered a Covid-19 case since the 19th of April.
You can read the full article at https://www.abc.es /familia/#vca=menu&vmc=abc-es&vso=noticia.foto.viajar&vli=viajar.playas
Porto Santo was also highlighted by the Turismo-SA website, in São Paulo (Brazil). The article mentions the re-opening of transport networks between the two islands without quarantine restrictions, which was only due to the swift intervention of the regional government and the stringent control of the spread of the Covid-19 virus on both islands.
info at madeira-weekly.com