[uam_ad id="317182"]

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to estimates by the Brazilian Tourism Institute (EMBRATUR), foreign tourists should inject US$9.2 billion (about R$22 billion) into the Brazilian economy in 2014. If these estimates are reached, it will represent an increase of 35.8 percent from 2012, when the international currency received was US$6.64 billion.

It is still unclear if 2013 will show strong incremental growth in foreign tourism after a difficult year in publicity, despite hosting the FIFA Confederations Cup and the the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?