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Brazil plans new visa waiver program to boost tourism

Brazil’s government is planning on introducing a visa waiver for visitors from the United States, Japan, Canada and Australia with hopes to further boost tourism and attract foreign investment to the country. The plan might eventually include China. The idea was proposed by the new Minister of Tourism, Marx Beltrao and would extend a 12-month… Read more »

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Japan and Brazil agree to cooperate on infrastructure development

Brazilian President, Michel Temer and Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, signed a Cooperation Agreement on Wednesday 19 October, agreeing to jointly explore Japanese infrastructure investment opportunities in Brazil. Under the agreement, Brazilian and Japanese officials will cooperate on investment in areas such as transport, logistics, information technology and energy. At least once a year, the… Read more »

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TAP set to promote Natal as a tourist destination in Europe

TAP Portugal, the leading airline operating between Europe and Brazil, has signed an agreement with the state of Rio Grande do Norte to promote tourism in the main European markets. The main objective is to increase the numbers of European tourists visiting Rio Grande do Norte’s capital Natal. The Governor of Rio Grande do Norte,… Read more »

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Brazil’s services sector is on the up

Government data indicates that Brazil’s services sector bounced back this summer with services activity rising 0.7 percent between the months of June through to July. According to the Monthly Survey service, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the nominal revenue increased 1.2% between June and July this year. From June to July tourism… Read more »

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10 facts about Rio 2016 Paralympics

  As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games came to an end, Brazil and the rest of the world said farewell to South America’s first Paralympics during the closing ceremony. Multi award-wining developer, Ritz-G5, based in Brazil’s “City of the Sun” Natal offers to take a moment and read 10 interesting facts about Rio 2016 Paralympics. Here… Read more »

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Brazil’s consumer confidence index continues to grow

Brazil’s consumer confidence rose for the fourth straight month in August and reached the highest level since 2015. According to the data released by the Getulio Vargas Foundation, the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) rose 2.6 points in August from the previous month, reaching 79.3 points, the highest reading since January 2015. Current Situation Index (ISA)… Read more »