RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Covid-19 pandemic impact on travel in the first half of 2021 caused 75% of Brazilian tour operators to handle less than a quarter of their pre-pandemic period bookings. The data were released by the Brazilian Association of Tour Operators (BRAZTOA) in its June sector report.
The Covid-19 pandemic had its most lethal period in Brazil in the first half of this year, when the number of victims jumped from 200,000 on January 7 to 518,000 in late June, a scenario driven by the spread of the Gamma variant in the . . .