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

Accelerating zero-emission transportation in Rio de Janeiro 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 ...

More than 60 countries to visit Sao Paulo during ABAV 2013

Tourism Fair of the Americas expects to host 80,000 visitors 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

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 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

Vinexpo 2013 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 ...

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

2013 Parada del Orgullo Gay de Sao Paulo 3.5 million people attend 2013 Gay Pride Parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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 Americas

41st edition of ABAV Brazilian Association of Travel Agencies opens registration for Tourism Fair of the Americas

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 ...

GOL named official airline of Brazil's national soccer team

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. 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

Sir Paul McCartney plants a tree in Txai Resort Itacare 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

Number of tourists visiting Brazil grows 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

International Tourism Fair (FITCuba 2013) 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

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. and Delta Air Lines 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 ...

World Travel Market Latin America opens on an upbeat note

WTM in Brazil 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 ...

The importance of Brazil as an outbound market for Europe

European travel organizations and businesses head to World Travel Market in Sao Paulo 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 ...

Armed bandits rob German tourists in Rio de Janeiro

German visitors robbed in Brazil 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

Tourist assaulted aboard public transport van in Brazil 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 ...

Sao Paulo hosts 9th International Art Fair

SP-Arte/2013 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

Mexico and Brazil agree to exemption of short-stay visas 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 Airport

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

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 ...

Seychelles moves to capture its fair share of Brazilian tourism market

Travel agents to visit islands on fam trip 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 ...

Seychelles carnival kicks off with a big bang as Brazil steals the show

Golden Rose Samba School from Rio de Janeiro thrills the crowd Seychelles carnival kicks off with a big bang as Brazil steals the show

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

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

Brazilian nightclub fire kills hundreds

Over 230 people dead, more than 130 injured in Santa Maria fire 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

Sheraton da Bahia Hotel to open in Salvador 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 to send dancers and drummers to Seychelles 2013 Carnival

Carnaval International de Victoria 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.

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