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By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter

SALVADOR, BRAZIL – An estimated nine million tourists will flock to Salvador and Bahia this year to get a taste of local Carnival culture or relax on one of the city’s famous beaches, but the boom in Brazil's Northeast is serious business. Bringing in an estimated R$5 billion a year, the country's third most visited city is keen to make the most of 2014's World Cup opportunities and develop the tourism industry . . .

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