RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On September 27th, National Tourism Day in Brasil, the National Trade Confederation (CNC) announced that tourism is recovering at the same rate as the overall economy. According to the Cielo Tourism Sales Index, sales reached R$20.478 (US$5) billion in July this year, up by nine percent compared to June and 1.5 percent over the same month last year.
In July, the tourism sector generated 25,049 new jobs in the country compared to the same month in 2018.
According to Antonio Everton, a CNC economist, "this is very good because the economy . . .