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…

Mercosur Hosts World Tourism Day 2020 Official Celebrations

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For the first time in the history of World Tourism Day, the 2020 official celebration will be hosted by a group of countries and not a single UNWTO Member State. The cross-border cooperation of Mercosur Member States (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay plus Chile, an Associate Member) reflects the current need for international…

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…

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,…

Brazil, Judge orders beaches and bars of Rio de Janeiro must go back to business as usual

Brazil, Judge orders beaches and bars of Rio de Janeiro must go back to business as usual Friday, April 23rd 2021 – 04:38 UTC Full article “Not even a very serious pandemic like the one we are facing authorizes the restriction of the individual rights of Cariocas,” said the magistrate. The beaches of Rio de Janeiro were allowed to start welcoming…

Brazil’s giant Christ the Protector statue will tower above Rio’s

A head and outstretched arms were added this week to the Christ statue, which has been under construction since 2019 in the city of Encantado, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.Completion of the monument is scheduled for late this year, according to the Association of the Friends of Christ, which is coordinating the work.“It is a day for celebration,…

10 experiences not to miss in the Marvelous City of Rio de Janeiro

Ask any global explorer what the world’s sexiest city is and the likelihood is that Rio de Janeiro is near the top of the list. Its radiant beaches are a social gathering of all classes drawing in visiting sun-worshipers who ascend upon Cidade Maravilhosa, aptly named Marvelous City. The locals are known as cariocas which is also synonymous with all…

Have a look at seven of the most beautiful streets in Brazil

[uam_ad id=”317182″]RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is no news that Brazil is gaining more and more space in world ecotourism thanks to its natural biodiversity. However, the country also has a rich architectural tradition, which reflects the Brazilian culture’s uniqueness.  Let us show you seven national streets worth a visit (even if only virtually!).1….

Have a look at the seven most beautiful streets in Brazil

[uam_ad id=”317182″]RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is no news that Brazil is gaining more and more space in world ecotourism thanks to its natural biodiversity. However, the country also has a rich architectural tradition, which reflects the Brazilian culture’s uniqueness.  Let us show you seven national streets worth a visit (even if only virtually!).1….

Rio beaches closed for the weekend and no tourists allowed into the city

Rio beaches closed for the weekend and no tourists allowed into the city Saturday, March 20th 2021 – 09:17 UTC Full article COVID-19 is raging in Brazil, where intensive care units are more than 80% full in 25 out of 27 states. In Rio, the rate is 95%. Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes said the situation in the iconic beach city was “very critical,”…

Tourist magnet Iguazu Falls will soon have a floating casino as additional attraction

[uam_ad id=”317182″]RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Argentine company Comercial de Turismo has unveiled a project to install a floating casino in the coastal area of Puerto Presidente Franco, in Paraguay. Currently, the eight-level ship is anchored on the Argentina side of Iguazú, and is designed to feature a hotel, restaurants and a casino.The project…

The spy who loved the Americas

Steve McKennaThe West AustralianCamera IconSugarloaf mountain cable car, Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Steve McKenna/SuppliedIt’s fitting that Jamaica, and its jungly inland waterways and palm-fringed beaches, will feature in the upcoming 25th official Bond movie, No Time To Die. For it was on this Caribbean island that Ian Fleming hunkered down to pen…

Beach trips in Brazil are the preference of Brazilians in 2021

[uam_ad id=”317182″]RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Almost one year of official quarantine has led many people to dream of feeling the sand under their feet, feeling the breeze and swimming in the sea.The coast is the national preference when traveling in Brazil, a trend reinforced by the feeling of freedom produced by so much time spent indoors. The…

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