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News Brazil » Tourism: E-VISA INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TOURISTS IN BRAZIL

News channel or source: https://www.tourism-review.com/brazil-reports-positive-numbers-thanks-to-e-visa-news10482
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

According to the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism, 400 thousand foreign tourists arrived in the country during the recent Carnival period, injecting R$ 11.4 billion into the economy, in addition to 10.7 million national tourists. The president of the national ...

News Brazil » Tourism: Brazil's 'What a shot' music video stirs debate amid violent crime wave

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-violence-music/brazils-what-a-shot-music-video-stirs-debate-amid-violent-crime-wave-idUSKCN1G42V6?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

A viral music video called “What a shot” is stirring debate in Brazil about the glamorization of crime and freedom of expression, as surging crime in Rio de Janeiro has led the government to put troops in charge of security in the tourist city.

News Brazil » Tourism: Would you travel overseas for surgery? You might after reading these experiences

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/would-you-travel-overseas-for-surgery-you-might-after-reading-these-experiences-2018-02-21
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

What’s more, the global market for medical tourism is expected to grow as much as 25% a year, led by the emergence of countries such as Costa Rica, Brazil and India as cost-friendly destinations. Savings can range anywhere from 20% to 90%. Of course ...

News Brazil » Tourism: California resorts make a five-star triple play in Forbes Travel Guide's 2018 rankings

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-forbes-travel-guide-star-rankings-of-hotels-and-restaurants-20180221-story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Three California resorts received a luxury trifecta of five stars — for hotel, restaurant and spa — from the Forbes Travel Guide ... Hotel das Cataratas inside Iguaçu National Park in Brazil. And Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando scored its first ...

News Brazil » Tourism: Brazil’s Military Is Put in Charge of Security in Rio de Janeiro

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/world/americas/brazil-rio-military-security.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Mr. Temer, who announced that he would travel to Rio on Saturday for a meeting on security, insisted that the pension overhaul could still be voted on by temporarily lifting the decree. Brazil’s military leaders have expressed deep concern as the federal ...

News Brazil » Tourism: Brazil may establish large marine protected areas for diving ecotourism

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178062/brazil-may-establish-large-marine-protected-areas-diving-ecotourism
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

A coalition of Brazilian environmental NGOs and Tourism sector stakeholders, however, is pushing for the no-take zones to be greatly expanded, The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, is expected to make a decision in early March, after the public ...

News Brazil » Tourism: E-visa makes travel to Brazil easier for Americans

News channel or source: http://www.smartbrief.com/branded/49307AD8-CCC6-4DE9-9E99-3018ECECC049/46D62C5C-7A0B-4697-AECD-157AE6838E29
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

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News Brazil » Tourism: Why U.S. Travel Media Won’t Tell People to Visit Russia

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/20/why-u-s-travel-media-wont-tell-people-to-visit-russia/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Travel is supposed to be the grand connector ... Yet The Times has plugged the Congo twice since 2013, and Lonely Planet once. Brazil’s visa, at $160, is also more costly than Russia’s, and requires applicants to send passports to one of 10 U.S ...

News Brazil » Tourism: Wex's Travel & Corporate Solutions Revenue Grew in Q4 and Full Year

News channel or source: http://www.businesstravelnews.com/Procurement/Wexs-Travel-and-Corporate-Solutions-Revenue-Grew-in-Q4-and-Full-Year
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"We saw very positive trends in revenue diversification with close to 30 percent [revenue] growth outside the U.S. travel business, led by Europe and Brazil," he said. Total-year revenue for the travel and corporate solutions segment increased 4 percent to ...

News Brazil » Tourism: Instability in Brazilian economic is hindering the Brazil vehicle rental market growth scrutinized in new research

News channel or source: https://www.whatech.com/market-research/transport/439578-instability-in-brazilian-economic-is-hindering-the-brazil-vehicle-rental-market-growth-scrutinized-in-new-research
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Brazil has been witnessing an increase in tourism, resulting in the growth of the car rental market. The passenger cars and light commercial vehicles occupy the major chunk of the rental market. Also, car rental also provides the option of increased ...