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WTM Latin America Day 2: New business and networking

The second day of the 5th edition of WTM Latin America & 47th Braztoa Business Event got underway with an important political meeting between...

WTM Latin America 2017 opens with a 23% increase in visitors

The optimistic tone of economic recovery was predominant during the speeches on the first day of activities at the 5th edition of WTM Latin...

Avianca Brasil announces launch of Miami-Sao Paulo service

Oceanair Linhas Aéreas S.A. (Avianca Brasil) has announced that it will launch daily passenger service between Miami International Airport and Sao Paulo on June...

Six cities confirmed as headquarters for Olympic soccer matches

It's confirmed. In addition to Rio de Janeiro, five other Brazilian cities will host soccer matches during the 2016 Olympic Games.

Rio de Janeiro launches public-private partnership for zero-emission transportation

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed today among Rio de Janeiro State Government and leaders from Brazil's public-private sectors to accelerate zero-emission transpo

More than 60 countries to visit Sao Paulo during ABAV 2013

SAO PAULO, Brazil - The city of Sao Paulo will host visitors from more than 60 different countries from September 4 to 8, during the 41st edition of the ABAV – Tourism Fair of the Americas.

Rio prices go through the roof for World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Tourists planning to flock to Brazil for the World Cup a year from now should brace for some of the world's highest housing, restaurant and transport prices.

Wines of Brasil embrace the World Cup and the Olympics

BENTO GONCALVES, Brazil - Brazil is one of the most exciting countries in the world and at Vinexpo 2013, the most traditional wine fair in the world, the largest country in Latin-America will be showi

3.5 million people attend 2013 Gay Pride Parade in Sao Paulo,...

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Millions of people gathered on Sunday in Sao Paulo, Brazil to take part in one of the largest parades in the world.

Brazilian Association of Travel Agencies opens registration for Tourism Fair of...

The Brazilian Association of Travel Agencies (ABAV) has opened registration for visitors who wish to participate in the 41st edition of ABAV – Tourism Fair of the Americas, which will be held from S

GOL named official airline of Brazil’s national soccer team

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, is the official airline for Brazil's national soccer team.

Paul McCartney rests at Txai Resort Itacare

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Paul McCartney chose the heavenly Txai Resort, in Itacare, Bahia, to rest after his shows in Brazil.

Brazil tourist numbers soar ahead of 2014 World Cup

Last year, the number of tourists visiting Brazil grew by 4.5 percent, compared to 2011, according to the Brazilian tourism board, Embratur.

Cuba and Brazil to strengthen tourism cooperation

VARASERO, Cuba - “Our philosophy is very simple: come to visit Brazil during the course of the upcoming events we’re preparing.

GOL and Delta Air Lines announce codeshare expansion

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces a key milestone in its partnership with Delta Air Lines: the implementatio

World Travel Market Latin America opens on an upbeat note

Even with the global financial crisis, which has affected the economic development of countries around the world as a whole, the tourism sector has been a development vector of economies, and this set

The importance of Brazil as an outbound market for Europe

World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, reveals that interest from European exhibitors started following the decision of the German National

Armed bandits rob German tourists in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Brazilian police say gunmen have attacked a tourist van and robbed nine German tourists visiting Rio de Janeiro.

Foreign tourist kidnapped, raped, robbed in Rio de Janeiro

SAO PAULO, Brazil- A female foreign tourist was kidnapped, raped and robbed on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro, police said, highlighting security concerns in the Brazilian city that will host matches in

Sao Paulo hosts 9th International Art Fair

SAO PAULO, Brazil - SP-Arte, announces it's ninth edition taking place April 3-7, 2013 at the Sao Paulo Bienal Pavillion in Ibirapuera Park.

Mexico and Brazil approve visa exemption

PUEBLA, Mexico - The governments of Mexico and Brazil have agreed to the exemption of the short-stay visas in ordinary passports for their citizens.

Air China introduces self check-in service at Sao Paulo Guarulhos International...

BEIJING, China - In compliance with IATA's industry standards, Air China made passenger-friendly airport self check-in available to its passengers at Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport, Sao Pau

Seychelles moves to capture its fair share of Brazilian tourism market

Seychelles penetration on the South American market of Brazil has set the marketing wheel going for the islands’ local Destination Management Companies (DMCs) to move to capture their fair share of

Seychelles carnival kicks off with a big bang as Brazil steals...

SEYCHELLES (eTN) - La Reunion, Zimbabwe, Madagascar were the names called out when Alain St.

Brazilian nightclub fire kills hundreds

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Workers combing through the charred wreckage of Kiss nightclub in southern Brazil on Sunday encountered the eerie sound of ringing cell phones.

Starwood expands presence in Brazil

STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has partnered with GJP Hotéis & Resorts to expand the presence of its global powerhouse brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts in Brazil.

Brazil to send dancers and drummers to Seychelles 2013 Carnival

Confirmation has been received that a group of Brazilian Samba dancers and drummers are traveling to the Seychelles for the February 2013 carnival.

Rio de Janeiro inaugurates world’s tallest floating Christmas tree

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - The 17th Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree, the world's tallest floating Christmas tree, according to the Guinness Book of Records, was inaugurated Saturday night, December 1st,