Q&A with Dave Norton, IT Manager of Ritz-G5

What is your role at Ritz-G5? I am the IT Manager and my role within the company is to oversee the global information systems requirements of the business. How long have you been involved with the company? I have been involved with Ritz-G5 since October 2014. What does your typical day look like? Most days are… Read more »

Brazil aims to “harvest” tourism from Rio 2016

Brazilian tourism authorities are currently focusing intently on the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil will launch a large-scale marketing project in 2016 in a bid to harvest tourism from the Games even more successfully than it did after hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The success of the 2014… Read more »

Wanderlust! Singaporeans travel more than their global counterparts

According to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions study 2015, Singaporeans travel more than their global counterparts. In the past two years 95% of Singaporeans have travelled abroad for leisure, which is significantly higher than the Asia Pacific region as a whole (84%) and the global average (76%). According to the study, Singaporeans intend to take as… Read more »

Rio 2016 Will Shine a Light on Brazil, says Tourism Minister

In “O Caminho da Tocha” or the “Path of the Torch”, written by Henrique Eduardo Alves and published in Folha de São Paulo, the Minister for Tourism recalls the thrill and emblematic images of the Olympic torch passing through British towns and cities ahead of the London Games in 2012. He goes on to say… Read more »

Bill Clinton says optimistic about Brazil’s economy

The world needs a successful Brazil and the United States “desperately needs” its main trading partner in the southern hemisphere to fare well, former US President Bill Clinton said on Thursday. Taking a tone different from the pessimistic views held many Brazilian entrepreneurs, Clinton said: “I am optimistic about Brazil. It is going through a… Read more »