New Year’s Eve Brings Another Boost for Rio as a Top Travel Destination

The Cidade Maravilhosa is currently seeing an increased interest as a travel destination both domestically and internationally, with cheaper flights, a weakening Real, and, of course, world-class spectacles such as ‘Reveillon’ (New Year’s Eve) and Carnival.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – New data released by Kayak travel website shows that Rio de Janeiro is the most-searched-for travel destination by Brazilians looking to celebrate New Year's Eve. This comes as another boost to Rio’s recuperating image as a destination city among both domestic and international tourists.

Last year, the city ranked third among domestic travelers, with Miami and Orlando taking the lead. But this year Rio has once again regained its popularity among Brazilians, leaving Miami in sixth place and Orlando in eleventh place.

One reason why Brazilians are . . .

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