By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With progress in the construction of new hotels, the city of Rio de Janeiro will reach the critical number of hotel beds needed for the Olympic Games, which will take place in August 2016. The 48,000 beds deemed necessary for the sports event will be attained by the end of this year.

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