TAM Hub will accelerate the construction of new light rail transit line to Natal’s international airport

If Brazil’s largest airline by marketshare, TAM, gives the green light to Natal as the location of its new TAM Hub, it would spell good news for the speed of construction of the new light rail transit line (VLT) from Natal city centre to the international airport. This was indicated by the superintendent of the Brazilian Urban Train Company (CBTU), João Maria Cavalcanti, earlier this month. The new route, to be known as the ‘purple line’ will connect… Read more »

Holiday Inn Hotel Opens in Natal, Brazil

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the Holiday Inn® Natal hotel. The new build, 216-room property is located in the northeastern city of Natal, the capital and largest city of the State of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil. The hotel is conveniently situated in the… Read more »

Brazil expects tourism boost from Olympics 2016

Brazil expects to receive more than half a million foreign tourists with the staging of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, according to a report of the Brazilian Tourism Institute (EMBRATUR). The country received 6.4 million foreign tourists in 2014, the year of the Football World Cup, representing an increase of 10.6% over 2013. This increase… Read more »

Ritz-G5 joins Brazilian Chamber of Commerce for Great Britain

    Ritz-G5 is delighted to announce that the multi award-winning company is now a Premium Member of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce for Great Britain. The Chamber has been actively promoting trade and business between Brazil and the UK for over 70 years. Its mission is to create networking opportunities and help facilitate trade… Read more »

Good news for Brazil’s real estate investors

  Latin America has been ranked as the second fastest growing global region in terms of its house prices, according to the new Knight Frank Global Price Index for Q1 2015. The region has achieved above-average year-on-year house price growth of 5.1% this year, profoundly greater than the Global House Price Index that stands at 0.3%…. Read more »