Welcome to Natal – The Brazilian Florida

Natal (the Portuguese word for Christmas) is the capital and largest city of the Rio Grande do Norte state in the Northeast of Brazil. The population of Natal amounts to 862,050, with the Greater Natal population amounting to nearly 1.5 million (IBGE, July 2014). It is an expansive, modern city blessed with welcoming weather, alluring… Read more »

Majestic Village receives 5 stars for Best Mixed Use Development – Brazil in the International Property Awards Americas 2015

  Last month leading Brazilian property developer, Ritz-G5, was named a dual award winner in the prestigious and highly acclaimed International Property Awards 2015. Competing against numerous other developers across the Americas Ritz-G5 was successful in two categories: Best Mixed-use Development and Best High Rise Development. To discover the level of the awards bestowed upon… Read more »

Rio 2016 sells 240,000 tickets in eight hours

About 240,000 tickets were sold in the first eight hours of the latest Olympic ticketing phase, organisers said. The rush saw 120,000 tickets bought in the first hour, with football, basketball and volleyball attracting the highest demand, Xinhua quoted Globoesporte as saying on Tuesday. Globoesporte cited the information from the Rio 2016 organising committee. Some… Read more »

Summer is about to start in Brazil - Return flights from just £435 with TAP

TAP is the key European airline to Brazil from the UK, offering fast and convenient connections to 12 destinations via Lisbon from London Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester. With 65 scheduled flights a week, TAP flies to Belém, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Campinas, Fortaleza, Manaus, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and São Paulo. Travellers… Read more »

Rio 2016, UN Environmental Programme launch ‘Green Passport’ website, app

The Olympic organising committee in partnership with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) launched a “Green Passport” on Thursday (October 15) to promote eco-tourism throughout the state of Rio de Janeiro during Games-time next year. The green passport is already up and running. It can be downloaded on the web or through a mobile phone… Read more »

China plans to invest $50 billion into Brazil

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff recently signed a multibillion-dollar series of trade and investment deals, which will hugely benefit Brazil’s economy and its infrastructure. Beijing is looking to invest $50bn in South America’s largest economy. Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff is hoping that Brazil can direct Chinese investment into the country’s infrastructure… Read more »

Natural Natal

The Brazilian summer officially starts at the end of December however the sun is shining all year round in Rio Grande do Norte average temperatures hitting a toasty 30 degrees. Besides the perfect weather conditions, the region is famous for its beautiful scenery and delicious local cuisine. Rio Grande do Norte’s capital and largest city,… Read more »