Brazil Unveils Guide for Tourists With Disabilities

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Inside of one week to the start of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism unveiled on Wednesday, August 31st, a guide to help welcome tourists with disabilities to Brazil, titled Dicas Para Atender Bem Turistas com Deficiência (Tips for Better Serving Disabled Tourists).

Officials plan to distribute 35,000 copies of the guide, which provides information and recommendations to facilitate travel throughout the country for tourists with disabilities.

"We need to make people aware of how they should behave in relation to tourists with disabilities . . .

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