The official ceremony took place October, 7th 2020 and attended by the Mayor of Matosinhos, Luísa Salgueiro, and the Vice President of the Autarchy, Fernando Rocha.
Jordi Vilanova, Vice president of the Mercan Group, explained that, ′′ in addition to the urban rehabilitation obtained through our investment, our business model is based on the best of creating hospitality infrastructure that will enable tourism to be boosted in the area, helping the local economy thriving, creating jobs and generating wealth for the city “.
Also, the municipality of Matosinhos highlighted the importance of this investment for the country, integrating it into a strategy that focuses on urban rehabilitation, regular cultural supply, refurbishing the coastline and walkways, tourist and food promotion, and research. ′′ This line of public investment and private investment will further leverage Matosinhos “, said Louise Salgueiro.
Four Points By Sheraton is one of the project of Mercan Group that qualified for Portugal Golden Visa Program. Hotel is located near the beach in Matosinhos with just 2-minutes walk to the beach, adjacent to the biggest city park in Porto. It is comprised of 3 floors with 108 aparthotel rooms and modern amenities such as a restaurant, bar and courtyard. Its proximity to the sea, beach and the city park makes it an attractive area for tourists and city goer. This hotel plans to be opened in July 2021.