Resumption of flights from Brazil to reactivate tourism in the Mexican Caribbean

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – LATAM Airlines’ resumption of flights from São Paulo to Cancun in June will reactivate tourism in the Mexican Caribbean in yet another sign of improved projections for the rest of the year.”This is great news for the hotel sector in Quintana Roo in general and Cancun in particular,” said Javier Monje, RIU’s head of sales…

Airlines flying to Brazil amid pandemic

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Several airlines have shut down international flights to Brazil because of the coronavirus pandemic and travel restrictions imposed by several countries. However, most airlines are currently operating connections from cities abroad, mainly to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.The international routes still in operation are being…

Brazil’s Tourism Sector More Regional and Cooperative Than Before Pandemic

[uam_ad id=”317182″]RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilians are traveling to closer locations, preferring cottages and villas and want greater flexibility to adjust their trips. These trends have forced travel agencies and tour operators to work more closely with their partners, such as hotels, inns and airlines.For Expedia, the moment prompted an…

Beyond “12 Years a Slave”: the story of Luís Gama

Nov 20, 2019 18:58 4 min read ( Updated: Nov 20, 2020 14:05 ) On November 20, Brazil celebrates Black Consciousness Day—observed as a public holiday in over 800 cities. The date pays homage to Zumbi dos Palmares, a symbol in the struggle for freedom and empowerment of Afro-Brazilian people. But in this article, we will tell the story of…

São Paulo’s forgotten rebellion

Jul 09, 2020 9:58 7 min read ( Updated: Jul 09, 2020 11:51 ) Today, July 9, is traditionally a public holiday in the state of São Paulo, commemorating the 1932 Constitutionalist Revolution, eventually quelled by President Getúlio Vargas. However, São Paulo’s history of battles and skirmishes goes beyond 1932. One particular uprising,…

Meet the Arrudatitan: São Paulo’s very own dinosaur

May 09, 2021 14:48 4 min read ( Updated: May 09, 2021 15:27 ) One morning in 1997, fruit seller Ademir Frare and his 12-year-old nephew Luiz Augusto dos Santos Frare were on one of their regular walks around the rural fields of Cândido Rodrigues, in São Paulo state. The pair had a passion for fossil hunting, so they were left with mouths…

Despite risks, Brazil’s colonial cities reopen for tourism

Jun 17, 2020 13:25 4 min read ( Updated: Apr 03, 2021 21:19 ) With their traditional colonial architecture and cobblestone streets, cities dotted along the so-called Royal Road — which once connected the gold mines in the state of Minas Gerais to the coast of Rio de Janeiro — are a Brazilian tourism hotpot. Since the declaration of…

Six Brazilian Portuguese mistakes common to English speakers

Dec 29, 2019 22:00 3 min read ( Updated: Apr 25, 2020 11:37 ) Among the Western Romance tongues, Brazilian Portuguese is one of the most straightforward languages to pick up. It is forgiving, common usage involves a much smaller amount of verb tenses as some of its contemporaries (I’m looking at you, French and Spanish!), and the syntax…

10 Best New Year Parties In Brazil For Letting Yourself Loose!

Brazilians are known to be hardcore believers of the spiritual existence like many other nations. Therefore, when it is New Year’s, they have their beautiful set of beliefs and welcome the new year in a lot of seriousness. People have their varied beliefs, from spiritual and religious beliefs to purely personal reasons that compel them to welcome…

The worldwide vaccine tourism boom

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The uneven progress of Covid-19 vaccination around the world has begun to fuel a type of tourism dedicated to securing immunizer shots against the novel coronavirus.Some countries like the United States, Russia, and Cuba have taken a position on the case. Among those identified as keen on packing their bags in search of vaccination,…

Brazilian airline Gol reports millionaire losses due to travel restrictions

Brazilian airline Gol reports millionaire losses due to travel restrictions Friday, April 30th 2021 – 08:35 UTC Full article Gol CEO Paulo Kakinoff trusts vaccination will impact positively on the airline industry Brazilian airline Gol Thursday reported losses of US $ 473 million for the first quarter of 2021 due to the travel restrictions effective…

Private jet charter company VistaJet targets carbon neutrality by 2025

Private jet charter company VistaJet has outlined plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2025 in a bid to get the aviation industry’s sustainability goals off the ground.The strategy includes carbon offsetting schemes contributing to forest protection in Zimbabwe and the Brazilian Amazon, as well as the option for customers to pay extra for sustainable…

$10 Million Phenom Takes Light-Jet Crown For Ninth Straight Year

The Phenom 300 series light jet is the best-selling business jet in its class for nine years … [+] running. Courtesy of Embraer Executive JetsBrazilian airframer Embraer’s Phenom 300 series first topped the light-jet best-sellers list in 2012, only three years after its entry into the private jet market, and hasn’t look back since. For 2020,…

The real story behind Portugal’s “discovery” of Brazil

On the morning of April 22, 1500, after a long and tiring voyage, Portuguese captain Pedro Álvares Cabral spotted “a large hill, very high and round,” to the south of what is now the Brazilian state of Bahia. Partly by chance, Cabral had just discovered Brazil — originally called Vera Cruz — which he originally believed to be a small patch…

Spain extends travel ban for South Africa and Brazil

While countries in Europe such as Greece and Iceland have begun to ease travel restrictions on visitors ahead of the peak summer season, Spain has announced a further extension of the travel restrictions it put in place for nationals from Brazil and South Africa. According to EWN, Spain’s travel ban, originally imposed on 2 February has repeatedly…

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise places order for 15 Boeing 737 Max planes

Aircraft lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) is growing its fleet with an order of 15 737-8 Max planes from Boeing.DAE had been investing in the 737 Max by buying jets from existing customers and leasing them back to the carriers. The new order is the first direct 737 Max purchase from Boeing as it modernises its portfolio for better economic…

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