Rio de Janeiro wants to become more enticing for “digital nomads”

An incentive program, launched by the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, in partnership with Riotur, will offer special visas and benefits in accommodation and coworking

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On July 1 the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, in partnership with Riotur, launched an incentive program for remote workers, so-called digital nomads. They are to enjoy benefits during their temporary stays in the capital.

One of the project's measures is the Rio Digital Nomads seal, a seal for accommodations such as hotels and hostels that offer lower prices to travelers who sign long-term packages. "Coworking spaces can also acquire this authentication, offered by Riotur," the city government published in a statement.

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