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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite political uncertainty and well-publicized security concerns, according to Brazil's Ministry of Tourism, tourism numbers in Brazil are up for the first half of 2018, with both inbound tourism and...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the latest figures from Brazil's Ministry of Tourism, visa applications to visit Brazil saw a significant surge from February to July this year, up 42 percent from the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Surprisingly positive news from Brazil's Ministry of Tourism on Monday, March 26th, showed that in 2017 Brazil received the largest number of international tourists in the country's history, surpassing both...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This year’s Carnival festivities, to take place from February 9th to 13th, is expected to inject over R$11.14 billion with a total of 10.69 million Brazilian travelers and 400,000 international...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For Australians wishing to visit the Cidade Maravilhosa, trekking out to their local Brazilian consulate to wait in long lines for a visa is now a thing of the past....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Nearly two weeks after the death of Spanish tourist Maria Esperanza Jimenez in the Rocinha favela community, Brazil’s Tourism Ministry began to inspect tourism agencies, guides and carriers operating in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Tourism in Brazil will try to increase international and domestic tourism in the country by taking over and administering areas in the country seen as having ‘high...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government announced last week the 'Brazil + Tourism' program, a set of measures to strengthen the tourism sector in the country. Among the measures are issuance of electronic visas,...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Tourism will offer 10,000 free technical college courses for public school students. The courses, aimed at the travel market, will be offered in several cities across eighteen...

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