RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Visitors will be accommodated in 54 gondolas [cabins] capable of holding up to eight passengers each, and rides will be held from 10 AM to 6 PM, with the possibility of extended hours during the high season.

"I strongly believe that Rio de Janeiro residents will welcome the Ferris wheel, who will want to come and experience the views at a height of 88 meters," said Fabio Bordini, executive director of FW Investimentos, the holding company that manages Rio Star.

Bordini said there will be special prices for Rio de Janeiro residents, which should be an . . .

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