Rio de Janeiro Tourism Entities Already Planning for Post-Quarantine Period

The hotel sector today registers five percent occupancy but already has plans for a quick recovery after isolation measures are lifted.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The losses to the hotel sector in the month of April in Rio de Janeiro state, due to the pandemic of the Covid-19 and isolation measures, has been estimated at R$130 million, according to sector representatives. But despite the grim news expected for April and May, officials say that a recovery should begin to be seen by June, and getting stronger during the second half of the year.

“The next quarter we will definitely expect a resumption (of occupancy),” says José Domingo Bouzon, president of the Rio de Janeiro Commercial Forum.

Bouzon met with . . .

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