RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During 2019, Brazil received 6.3 million foreign visitors, a 4% drop compared to 2018. Argentina led as the main country of origin, with 1.95 million tourists, or 30.8% of the inbound tourists. It was followed by the United States with 590,500 and Paraguay with 406,500 tourists, followed by Chile, Uruguay, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and the United Kingdom to complete the top 10 international issuers of the country.
A total of 56% of the tourists visiting Brazil were from South America, totalling some 3,597,179.
The main gateway to Brazil . . .