Brazil’s visa waiver has a positive effect on tourism

Brazil’s Visa exemption for tourists from United States, Canada, Japan and Australia has already proved to be a positive measure with beneficial impact on tourism sector. The waiver programme came into effect from June 1 and will last until September 18, allowing tourists from these four countries to have a guaranteed visa free entry to… Read more »

International tourists are spending more in Brazil this year

International tourists from across the world are spending more in Brazil this year. According to the information released by the Central Bank, international visitors have spent more than they did in May 2015. In May 2016, foreign exchange revenue was US $ 434 million, against US $ 417 million during the same time last year,… Read more »

Market confidence rises as Brazilians grow more optimistic

Brazilian market confidence rises as Brazilians grow more optimistic of their future. June Consumer Confidence Index (ICC) reveals highest levels in a year. According to a report released by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) there is an evident and gradual improvement in consumer confidence and one of the main factors contributing to the increased levels… Read more »

15 facts about Rio 2016 Olympics

  With less than 40 days to go until the Opening Ceremony for Rio 2016 Olympics, last minute preparations are in full swing around the country. Multi award-winning developer, Ritz-G5, based in Brazil’s “City of the Sun” Natal offers to take a moment and read 15 interesting facts about Rio 2016 Olympics. Here are Ritz-G5’s… Read more »

Air Seychelles launches codeshare service to Brazil

The national airline of Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles, has introduced a new extension to its international network to Brazil through codeshare with Etihad Airways. The airline will now offer connections to São Paulo via Abu Dhabi through its partner airline from the United Arab Emirates. Established in 1978, Air Seychelles primarily offers international flights… Read more »

Brazil sees a boom in Australian tourists

Brazil sees a boom in Australian tourists, with numbers up by 58 percent in March compared with the same time last year. Indeed, Brazil is seeking to further strengthen its presence in the Australian market with the recent visa waiver introduced for Australian citizens visiting Brazil between June 1 and September 18. Furthermore, Brazil’s Consulate-General… Read more »