Who we are


Company History

Raised in the Azores, founder & CEO Luis Nunes quickly recognized this untapped destination had the potential to become a sought-after market for tourism. A tech wiz with an affinity for software engineering, Nunes' stints working as a consultant and at Azores Airlines served as catalysts where he launched an impactful, novel algorithm to put the Azores on the map. 
And just like that in 2011, Nunes launched Ideastation - Soluções Informáticas to patent his innovative booking and search software. It didn't take long for Luis to realize that there was an opportunity to create an online travel agency where he could utilize his own technology to offer customers a streamlined search and booking process, and thus, Inovtravel (Innovation + Travel) was born. 
Under the Inovtravel agency umbrella, a fleet of travel brands that addressed different markets in Portugal and Europe was launched, which included Azores Getaways, Portugal Getaways, and Yes! Getaways. A quick and easily bundled itinerary could now be accomplished with the click of a button. Since then, Inovtravel has rapidly expanded and introduced Portugal to thousands of travelers globally. 


What We Do

Azores Getaways is the only online travel agency specializing in the Azores. Our booking platform enables travelers to book the best air-inclusive deals available for travel to all 9 islands of the Azores, offering clients endless options for seamless island hopping combinations including stopovers in Lisbon, Porto, Madeira, and other destinations in Portugal. By exhaustively searching millions of airfare and accommodation combinations each day, we offer the fastest – and easiest – travel booking process available. We offer customizable departing, arriving, and budgeting fields to connect each customer with their ideal vacation package, at an incomparable price. 


Our Mission

Everything we do is fueled by our passion for travel and our commitment to making planning your dream getaway easier than ever. We believe the travel experience starts long before the journey; from the first twinge of wanderlust to your return trip home, our team of experts is here to help you craft the getaway of your dreams and every detail in between. Our team is committed to making travel more approachable – and affordable – through our online platform by connecting travelers with high-quality vacation packages inclusive of airfare, accommodation, transportation, and guided tours. We combine state-of-the-art technology with the invaluable knowledge of local experts to deliver unbeatable vacation packages to the Azores and beyond. 


Our Vision 

Azores Getaways is your portal to conscious travel in the Azores Islands. Our carefully tailored packages offer immersive experiences in the region's awe-inspiring landscapes, vibrant culture, and treasured traditions. What sets us apart is our profound commitment to sustainability, embodied by a team of local young professionals. These stewards of their homeland are not only travel experts but also advocates for preserving the Azores' unique natural and cultural heritage. By aligning with responsible local partners, we ensure that your visit contributes to the destination's sustainability.