Tag: Brazil

Brazil announces new policy to manage and promote UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Brazilian Government has established a new policy called the National Policy for Tourism Management of Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites. The law is one of the goals of the Ministry of Tourism for the first 100 days of the new government. The decree is part of a series of measures that ministry is […]

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Visa waiver sees booking to Brazil soar

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results as Americans responded positively to the action of the Brazilian Federal Government to end visa requirements. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus Group shows a significant increase in the number of reservations made in the United States, as well as in […]

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Brazil waives entry visa requirements for U.S. citizens

The Brazilian Government recently announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia and Japan, effective from June 17. Until then, the current e-visa will be required. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Brazil will no longer need to apply or pay for a visa. They will be […]

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Brazil sees an increase in Chinese tourist arrivals

Brazil saw a 6% increase in tourist arrivals from China, which is about 61,000 in 2017. Chinese travellers are among the largest to travel around the world and are also the highest spenders with USD 258 billion last year. Last year, Brazil received about 6,588,770 international visitors in total, which is 6% higher than tourist […]

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Brazil sees growth in tourism sector during the first 6 months of 2018

The tourism numbers in Brazil are up during the first half of 2018 with both inbound tourism and tourist spending showing the increase compared to last year, informed Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism. With an increase of 8% compared to the first six months of 2017, the number of foreign tourists by June reached 3.5 million. […]

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Brazil to promote gay-friendly tourism

To promote Brazil as a gay-friendly tourist destination, Brazil’s Tourism Ministry recently signed an agreement with the Brazilian LGBT Trade and Commerce Chamber. With the help of the agreement, the Brazilian government aims to increase awareness of Brazil as a gay-friendly destination and also improve treatment of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT). Vinicius Lummertz, […]

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Brazil receives 6,588,770 international tourists in 2017

The tourism industry is one of the major economic generators for Brazil and in 2017 Brazil welcomed 6,588,770 international tourists, beating the records of 2016 with 6,546,696 tourists and 6,429,852 tourists in 2014. The increase in Brazil tourism last year can be mostly attributed to visitors from Brazil’s South American neighbours. In 2017, the number […]

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Incredible Rajasthan woos 30 international media from 10 countries

                In line with the overall marketing efforts to present Rajasthan as a must-visit tourist destination for international tourists, the Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan recently facilitated 30 journalists and bloggers from countries such as USA, Brazil, Spain, England, Poland, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Sweden and Canada for […]

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Cuba witnesses record breaking tourist arrivals from Brazil

Cuba is witnessing a record breaking arrival of Brazilian tourists to the country with a 31%-126% growth, according to diplomatic sources. Economic Counsellor of the Cuban Embassy, Dagmar Gonzalez recalled that the presence of Brazilian visitors in Cuba’s main tourist resorts was increasingly noted, rising from little more than 16,000 in 2012 to 22,862 in […]

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Brazil unveils new measures to lure foreign tourists

The government of Brazil has unveiled its plan to introduce the ‘Brazil + Tourism’ program, which is actually a series of measures to strengthen the tourism sector of the nation. Some of the measures undertaken include the issuance of e-visas, opening of one hundred percent of Brazilian airlines capital to foreign investment and expansion of […]

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