Tag: Rio de Janeiro

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of Cabo ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019
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Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars
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Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar
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Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019

Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater choice ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil
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Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
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African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens
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Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities
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Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
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Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named
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Best hotels in the world named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
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Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International ... Read More

World’s priciest New Year’s Eve destinations revealed
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World’s priciest New Year’s Eve destinations revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

Miami Beach is the most expensive destination in the world for accommodation on New Year's Eve this year, according to ... Read More

Security expert takes on Rio tourism safety
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Security expert takes on Rio tourism safety

editor editor- December 21, 2018

The security and safety of the bustling city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is a hot topic these days. Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying
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The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the world, ... Read More

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound  the frivolous and superficial
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From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound the frivolous and superficial

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 19, 2018

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from Rio ... Read More

Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!
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Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 5, 2018

Tourism in Israel is booming and Chanukah is a great time to visit the Jewish State. A record 3.6 million tourist arrived ... Read More

Armed bandits rob German tourists in Rio de Janeiro
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Armed bandits rob German tourists in Rio de Janeiro

editor editor- April 6, 2013

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

Foreign tourist kidnapped, raped, robbed in Rio de Janeiro
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Foreign tourist kidnapped, raped, robbed in Rio de Janeiro

editor editor- April 2, 2013

SAO PAULO, Brazil- A female foreign tourist was kidnapped, raped and robbed on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro, police ... Read More

Mexico and Brazil approve visa exemption
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Mexico and Brazil approve visa exemption

editor editor- March 20, 2013

PUEBLA, Mexico - The governments of Mexico and Brazil have agreed to the exemption of the short-stay visas in ordinary ... Read More

Rio de Janeiro inaugurates world’s tallest floating Christmas tree
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Rio de Janeiro inaugurates world’s tallest floating Christmas tree

editor editor- December 3, 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - The 17th Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree, the world's tallest floating Christmas tree, according to the ... Read More

American Airlines applies for additional Brazil frequencies
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American Airlines applies for additional Brazil frequencies

editor editor- May 17, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation for the right to ... Read More

US cruise passenger dies in Rio de Janeiro
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US cruise passenger dies in Rio de Janeiro

editor editor- November 23, 2011

An American woman died aboard a cruise ship that docked at Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, the same ship on ... Read More

Seychelles tourism delegation heading to Rio for ABAV Exhibition
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Seychelles tourism delegation heading to Rio for ABAV Exhibition

editor editor- October 7, 2011

David Germain, the Seychelles Tourism Board Director for Africa, UAE, and The Americas will soon be leading a delegation from ... Read More

Brazil tourist streetcar crash kills 5, injures 57
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Brazil tourist streetcar crash kills 5, injures 57

editor editor- August 29, 2011

At least five people were killed and 53 were injured when a tourist tram was derailed in Brazil's second largest ... Read More

Utell Hotels & Resorts adds luxury property in Rio de Janeiro
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Utell Hotels & Resorts adds luxury property in Rio de Janeiro

editor editor- August 4, 2011

SCOTTSDALE, DALLAS and LONDON – Rio de Janeiro’s newly renovated Windsor Atlântica Hotel has signed an agreement with Utell® Hotels ... Read More

Rio’s notorious shantytown to become a tourist spot
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Rio’s notorious shantytown to become a tourist spot

editor editor- July 13, 2011

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced plans to turn Rio's Complexo do Alemao shantytown into a ... Read More

Gay tourism booming and Rio wants to be its capital
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Gay tourism booming and Rio wants to be its capital

editor editor- July 12, 2011

The theatre lights dim and a Brazilian supermodel takes to the stage, tanned legs emerging from a skintight miniskirt. Read More

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