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What is tourism like in Brazil?
[March 13, 2018 – 05:10 pm]
What is tourism like in Brazil?

One of Brazil’s booming beach destinations, Porto de Galinhas attracts hordes of tourists during holiday times. So what makes Porto de Galinhas so special? For starters, it boasts pretty white sand beaches, beautiful weather, warm waters, and a nice selection of accommodations in all price ranges. But what truly sets Porto de Galinhas apart is the stunning natural pools that form in the reefs at low tide where visitors can swim with large schools of colorful fish. 26. Campos do Jordao Also known as the Switzerland of Brazil, this town is the highest in the country, located more…


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santarem brazil tourism
[March 3, 2018 – 04:49 pm]
santarem brazil tourism

SANTARÉM, where the Amazon meets the Tapajós River, in another Encontro das Aguas , is midway between Manaus and Belém. It s a city in the state of Pará in Brazil, and it is a popular location for tourism. It was once home to the Tapajós Indians, a tribe of Native Americans after which the river was named, and the leaders of a large, agricultural chiefdom that flourished before the arrival of Europeans. Santarém is also the name of the original city in Portugal, that gave the name Santarém to this Brazilian city. Santarém is an important regional market center in Lower Amazonia…

Brazil photos tourism
[February 11, 2018 – 04:21 pm]
Brazil photos tourism

Photo Tourists with a pink dolphin in the Amazon River in Brazil. Credit Flavio Varricchio/Brazil Photos, via LightRocket, via Getty Images MANAUS, Brazil — The “encontro das águas” (meeting of waters) between the dark Negro River and the light-brown Solimões River is impressive. No wonder it’s one of the main tourist attractions near the city of Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas. For several miles, the two gigantic rivers flow side by side without mixing because of their difference in water composition, flow rate and density. (You can feel the variation of temperature…

sustainable tourism in brazil
[January 12, 2018 – 03:25 pm]
sustainable tourism in brazil

By Antoni Galbany and Jay Forte, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A record number of foreign tourists entered Brazil in 2011, according to figures released by the Ministry of Tourism, increasing 5.3 percent to over 5.43 million. Along with the domestic tourism, measured by the number of Brazilian passengers landing at the country’s airports reaching nearly 69 million in 2010, double what it was in 2004, and it adds up to a large footprint. Now with Brazil hosting the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June, a focus on preserving the natural environment…

slum tourism in brazil
[December 23, 2017 – 03:07 pm]
slum tourism in brazil

Slum tourism, once a marginalized business few tourists dared to experience, has seen a rapid rise in popularity in Brazil. Find out more about this phenomenon in this article. Slum tourism in Brazil is one of the most well-known tourist attractions in the world. Alongside India, South Africa and other countries, a large number of tourists visit the country every year with the purpose of getting to know one of the poorest places in the world. Tourism Before 2008, few people considered visiting favelas as a must-do activity from their trips to Rio de Janeiro. Since that year…

Salvador brazil tourism
[November 3, 2017 – 12:24 pm]
Salvador brazil tourism

1 Pelourinho Salvador s Cidade Alta (Upper Town), which was the governmental and residential center when the city was the capital of the colony of Brazil, sits on an escarpment 85 meters above the shore. At its heart, in the district known as Pelourinho, is the finest ensemble of 17th- and 18th-century colonial buildings in Latin America, so outstanding that it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. In Rua Gregório de Matos are the Museu da Cidade (City Museum), with life-size Candomblé figures used in ceremonial dances, and the Abelardo Rodrigues Museum, containing sacred…

Eco tourism in brazil
[October 4, 2017 – 11:43 am]
Eco tourism in brazil

Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world and is full of awe inspiring natural and cultural beauty. There’s a huge list of things to do: trek within the Amazon, surf new waves, dive shipwrecks, learn about important archaeological discoveries, explore Iguaçu Falls, ride on horseback along the beach, find the perfect place to relax and renew, go after views that take your breath away, gaze at birds in the Pantanal, discover local cuisine, dance to the sounds of samba…so many destinations and so many possibilities. Experience them all sustainably. Biodiversity: Brazil measures…

Brazil tourism industry
[May 11, 2017 – 10:04 am]
Brazil tourism industry

Priscila Costa, Partnerships Manager, Latin America, Business in the Community, reflects on how much further the Travel and Tourism sector has to go before women s empowerment benefits from its extraordinary growth. Working for the hospitality industry for more than ten years, and being YCI Partnership Manager in Latin America for the last five - working with leading hotels and non-profits to combat youth employment - I’ve learned the important role this sector can play as a driver for job creation for many developing countries, including my country Brazil. But one thing I’ve…

Manaus brazil tourism
[July 13, 2017 – 02:59 pm]
Manaus brazil tourism

Rain over the Rio Negro, outside of Manaus (Photo: Gewitter über dem Rio Negro, Manaus - Amazonas image by guentermanaus from Fotolia.com ) Related Articles Ground zero for ecotourism into the massive Amazon rainforest and exploration up and down the mighty Amazon river, Manaus, Brazil is the largest city in the entire Amazon Basin. For tourists, who usually fly directly into the city of Manaus via its international airport, Manaus is usually little more than a stopover point for journeys deeper into the surrounding natural splendor. But for those who do take the time to check…

Tourism sao Paulo brazil
[April 5, 2017 – 08:00 am]
Tourism sao Paulo brazil

3-hour tour:The 3-hour option is the ideal way to get a taste for the vast city of São Paulo in a short amount of time. After your guide picks you up by private vehicle at your hotel, head downtown for a brief historical walking tour. See where the city was founded in 1554 at the Pátio do Colégio, a historical Jesuit mission church and school, and stop at Catedral da Sé, a neo-Gothic building from the 20th century that holds up to 8, people. Return to your vehicle to continue your sightseeing tour, passing by the Monastery of Sao Bento, a historical site belonging to the Benedictines…

ministry of tourism brazil
[August 15, 2017 – 01:41 pm]
ministry of tourism brazil

Alberto Alves has a bachelor’s in Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo and more than four decades of management experience in various public and private sectors. He has specialized in themes such as strategy, project planning and analysis, including studies at the American University, in Washington (USA). From 2002 to 2013, he acted as the assistant director of the Associação Nacional dos Fabricantes de Veículos Automotores – National Automakers Association (Anfavea). Previously during the decade of the 1990s, he was an assistant director at Mercedes Benz Brazil. His…

Brazil tourism information
[March 12, 2017 – 05:09 pm]
Brazil tourism information

Brazil Travel and Tourism Information Discover Brazil has assembled Basic Information about Brazil. We have Travel Information divided into several sections for easier viewing. These sections are: Summary, Cuisine, History, Culture, Weather, Natural Aspects and Travel Tips. Brazil - the largest country in South America, encompassing around half of the continent s land area and population. Brazil and its more than 165 million people share the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon; the world’s richest swampland ecosystem, the Pantanal; the spectacular waterfalls of Iguassu…