The 2008 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2008) will take place on May 5-9 in Porto, Portugal. The chosen venue is the magnificient Palacio da Bolsa, right by the River Douro, in the heart of the World Heritage Site of Porto.
Do not miss the article about Porto by Andrew Ferren in the New York Times, April 2007, which includes a stunning slideshow.
Also not to miss, the article on "Portugal's Hidden 'Dream Places'" by Sarah Wildman in the New York Times, July 2007, which includes information on Pousadas in the North of Portugal.
There is also an article on "The Douro, In Portugal: a New Stop on the Global Wine Trail" , by Gisela Williams, in the New York Times, November 2007, with information on the Wine Trail in the Douro, near Porto.
New York Times has a Portugal Travel Guide with information about accomodation, food, the best places to visit and others.
Some other relevant information about tourism in Portugal can be found in Portugal.org, Visit Portugal and Portugal Virtual.
Some photos from Porto, courtesy of Pedro Pinto, can be found below: