World Tourism Day: Industry Employs Over 6 Million People in Brazil

Seeking to boost the sector, Brazil no longer requires visas for visitors from four countries (USA, Canada, Australia, and Japan).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recently, the country won a seat on the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization, the main organization in the sector. According to the government, the measures produced a positive effect.

In July, the first month after the visa waiver, the amounts spent by foreign tourists in Brazil had increased more than 43 percent compared to the same month in 2018, according to data from the ministry.

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