Who we are

The Team

The Portuguese Association of Tourism for the Middle East is formed by a group of Portuguese-based companies dedicated to serving tourists visiting from the Middle East. Portuguese founder Maria Ines Amaral has been working in the tourism sector for more than 20 years. She pulls from her experiences in different countries around the world and has lived in the Middle East for the past seven years, running her group of companies – By aurora group. We are based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and are operating in all the Gulf countries: UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman & Saudi Arabia.