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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:55

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed in Congress. In Rio de Janeiro, police launched tear gas ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:20

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The new ... Read More

Former school transforms into local landmark hotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 21:15

Pittsburgh's trendy Lawrenceville neighborhood welcomes TRYP by Wyndham in a former historic trade school building transformed to the new hotel. The 108-room hotel was developed by The Century Group, a ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... Read More

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:24

Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater choice and connectivity to its customers. Emirates passengers travelling to and ... Read More

Six Indian cities join Emirates network with new SpiceJet codeshare deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:47

Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon Municipality concluded Friday in Lisbon, ... Read More

Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 01:30

Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) today announced its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2018. A record number of travelers were welcomed at Montréal-Trudeau, leading to a strong 7.0% ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:17

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took the office in 2016 after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff ... Read More

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:53

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The suspects are believed to be two teenagers, who shot themselves ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go from Friday, March 1st to ... Read More

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 09:04

WTM London 2018, the event where ideas arrive, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, surpassing the figure of £3.1 billion from WTM London 2017. ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:02

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to ... Read More

LATAM inaugurates only direct route between Latin America and Israel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 18:10

LATAM Airlines landed in Israel for the first time in December, following the opening of a new direct route from Santiago via São Paulo/Guarulhos. This is the only direct route ... Read More

More than 60 countries to visit Sao Paulo during ABAV 2013

editor editor- June 19, 2013 09:11

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 ... Read More

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

editor editor- June 3, 2013 10:25

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. Read More

The importance of Brazil as an outbound market for Europe

editor editor- April 15, 2013 02:14

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 Read More

Sao Paulo hosts 9th International Art Fair

editor editor- April 2, 2013 06:07

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. Read More

WTM Vision Conference-Sao Paulo attracts senior travel industry delegates

editor editor- March 22, 2013 01:22

The first World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference–Sao Paulo has an industry-leading line up to give senior industry delegates the information, insight, and opinion to run their businesses. Read More

Almost 900 senior buyers apply to attend WTM Latin America

editor editor- February 22, 2013 23:51

World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, has received phenomenal global interest in its Hosted Buyers’ Program. Read More

US Airways expands international network with new Sao Paulo service

editor editor- December 11, 2012 05:41

TEMPE, Ariz. - US Airways today announced that it will launch daily non-stop service to Sao Paulo, Brazil from its largest hub at Charlotte, N.C. beginning May 5, 2013. Read More

Delta Air Lines relocates Latin America and Caribbean Commercial Headquarters to Brazil

editor editor- November 6, 2012 05:16

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines announced today that the Commercial Headquarters for its Latin America and the Caribbean region will be moving from Atlanta to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read More

American Airlines applies for additional Brazil frequencies

editor editor- May 17, 2012 07:22

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation for the right to fly 17 additional U.S. – Brazil weekly frequencies later this ... Read More

Boeing to open aerospace research and technology center in Brazil

editor editor- April 4, 2012 05:36

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Boeing announced today that it will establish Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil, a research and technology center in Sao Paulo that will work with the country's leading ... Read More

Leading global Latin America event announces hosted buyer program

editor editor- March 8, 2012 08:31

World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, is delighted to announce its hosted buyer program for the launch event on April ... Read More

Delta introduces full flat-bed seats on US-Brazil flights

editor editor- December 14, 2011 06:59

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Delta Air Lines today announced a significant upgrade to its service in Brazil with the introduction of full flat-bed seats in BusinessElite on all flights between ... Read More

Miss Angola, Leila Lopes crowned Miss Universe 2011

editor editor- September 14, 2011 06:35

NEW YORK - In front of a worldwide audience of approximately one billion viewers, Miss Angola, Leila Lopes, was announced Miss Universe 2011 live from Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo, ... Read More

Zimbabwe opens tourism office in Sao Paulo, Brazil

editor editor- August 19, 2011 05:09

Sao Paulo — Zimbabwe has opened a trade and tourism office in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil as part of the ongoing efforts to consolidate trade and investment co-operation ... Read More

TAM starts daily Sao Paulo-Orlando flights

editor editor- July 16, 2011 06:03

Brazil’s TAM Airlines reports it has a new non-stop daily service from Orlando, Florida, to Sao Paulo, Brazil. TAM clients can choose between flights that leave Orlando at 10:50 a.m. Read More

Carlson opens first Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Brazil

editor editor- May 18, 2011 03:24

MINNEAPOLIS and SAO PAULO - Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced the further strategic international expansion of the Park Inn by Radisson brand into Latin America with ... Read More

Turkish Airlines to offer one stop Sao Paulo for East African travelers

editor editor- September 20, 2010 01:27

UGANDA (eTN) - It was learned from aviation sources in Kampala that Turkish Airlines, a member of the global Star Alliance, will offer three weekly flights beginning in December, using ... Read More

Brits love Brazil!

editor editor- June 24, 2010 06:36

(eTN) – Brazilian airline, TAM Airlines, has said it is to add a thrice-weekly non-stop service between Rio de Janeiro and London as of August 10, 2010. Read More

Investigators: Pilot error likely in 2007 Sao Paulo’s crash

editor editor- November 4, 2009 05:12

RIO DE JANEIRO – A military investigation into Brazil's deadliest air disaster reached no conclusion on blame, but officials said Saturday that pilot error rather than mechanical failure was the ... Read More

Tourism this week in Latin America

editor editor- April 9, 2009 08:01

ARGENTINA Buenos Aires- Sao Paulo LAN´s flight will be daily Read More

São Paulo, Brazil, never saw so many tourists: 11 Million

editor editor- January 8, 2009 02:35

São Paulo, Brazil's largest city and the main economic hub in the country, received 11 million tourists last year. Read More

South African Airways set to launch route to Buenos Aires

editor editor- December 17, 2008 10:44

South African Airways (SAA) will launch a new route to Buenos Aires next year as part of a broader growth strategy, the airline announced Read More

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