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Brazil plans new visa waiver program to boost tourism

Brazil’s government is planning on introducing a visa waiver for visitors from the United States, Japan, Canada and Australia with hopes to further boost tourism and attract foreign investment to the country. The plan might eventually include China. The idea was proposed by the new Minister of Tourism, Marx Beltrao and would extend a 12-month… Read more »

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Brazil’s services sector is on the up

Government data indicates that Brazil’s services sector bounced back this summer with services activity rising 0.7 percent between the months of June through to July. According to the Monthly Survey service, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the nominal revenue increased 1.2% between June and July this year. From June to July tourism… Read more »

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10 facts about Rio 2016 Paralympics

  As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games came to an end, Brazil and the rest of the world said farewell to South America’s first Paralympics during the closing ceremony. Multi award-wining developer, Ritz-G5, based in Brazil’s “City of the Sun” Natal offers to take a moment and read 10 interesting facts about Rio 2016 Paralympics. Here… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »