Tourism in São Paulo up 21.8% in May, but recovery is still slow

The Monthly Tourism Activity Index for São Paulo released on Monday, July 12, reached 46.9 points in May compared to 38.9 in April.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tourism in São Paulo posted 21.8% growth in May, the first increase in 2021, the Federation of Trade in Goods, Services and Tourism of the State of São Paulo (FecomercioSP) said.

The São Paulo capital's Monthly Tourism Activity Index (Imat-SP) released on Monday (12) reached 46.9 points in May, compared to 38.9 in April, a figure pointing to the sector's economic growth after continuous declines in sales, jobs and passenger flow.

Although the data call for optimism, current tourism activity is still 20% below the level recorded . . .

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