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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On July 1 the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, in partnership with Riotur, launched an incentive program for remote workers, so-called digital nomads. They are to enjoy benefits during their temporary stays in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro City Council is getting closer to confirming the traditional New Year's Eve party on Copacabana beach in the city's South Zone. On Tuesday, June 29, during a meeting with representatives of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The current administration of the Rio de Janeiro City Hall located a desktop computer concealed in the ceiling paneling, where the air-conditioning ducts are located, in the administrative department of the former RioTur headquarters,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – To ensure the safety of tourists and locals alike during the biggest party on the planet, the Coordinator of ‘Segurança Presente,’ Major Paulo Henrique Nhary, and the Vice President of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro hoteliers are celebrating this season with a surge in hotel occupancy rates for the city during the New Year's festivities. The average occupancy rate reached 85...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With official festivities over, the city of Rio de Janeiro starts to consolidate the data for the 2018 Carnival season. With an estimated six million people, 1.5 million of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Officials in Rio have announced yesterday (Thursday, January 11th) that there will be 28 new blocos authorized this year for Carnival. In total, 464 blocos will be approved, with 600...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With a little more than a month left before the annual Carnival parade competition in Rio de Janeiro, samba schools in the the Grupo Especial (Special Group) have yet to...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning Monday, August 15th four new buses offering sightseeing tours will begin to make their way around the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Run by Rio Ônibus in partnership...

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