Events | apr 02, 2019

Rio to host the biggest Latin American event in the creative industry Ph oto:

As of April 23, the City of Arts, in Rio de Janeiro, will be the stage of the largest audiovisual, music and innovation event in Latin America. It is the second edition of Rio Creative Conference - or Rio2C - which will bring together more than 400 companies from different countries and attract over 20,000 people in a six-day event. Among the innovations announced by the organizers is an even greater focus on the market. The four-day business roundup has more than 1,500 scheduled meetings, exceeding the numbers for the 2018 edition.

Events | apr 01, 2019

The biggest event of ecotourism and adventure tourism in Latin America arrives in Rio

Next November Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the AdventureNEXT Latin America, one of the world’s main events of ecotourism and adventure tourism. The forum, which brings together hundreds of professionals from different countries, is organized by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and aims to develop tourism in destinations with a vocation for adventure tourism. “The fair brings content, business roundtables and experiences to those who want to know more about this segment. Today, Brazil is one of the main destinations for ecotourism and adventure tourism”, says ATTA director, Gustavo Timo.

Travel & Tourism | Mar 29, 2019

A glorious Sunday of popular fair and joy in Rio de Janeiro

Sunday, in Glória, a neighborhood in the Southern Zone of Rio, is a popular fair day. The sun has not yet risen, but dozens of traders have begun setting up their stalls and arranging fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers, and biscuits on their displays. When the clock strikes 8am, the buzz on Avenida Augusto Severo starts to grow. Residents, locals from other neighborhoods and tourists start to arrive to enjoy one of the most traditional fairs in the city. Here you can buy fresh produce, have a special breakfast and still enjoy good samba. A program for the whole family.

Travel & Tourism | mar 28, 2019

New pilgrimage route leads devotees to Christ the Redeemer

The Christ the Redeemer, in Rio de Janeiro, will be the destination of a group of Catholic pilgrims leaving the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, in the countryside of São Paulo, on April 6. The devotees intend to inaugurate a pilgrimage route, which has almost 500 kilometers and crosses 21 municipalities, by bicycle. They expect to arrive in the capital of Rio de Janeiro seven days later, on April 13.

Travel & Tourism | Mar 27, 2019

End of visa increases tickets demand to Brazil

For the second consecutive month, intentional homicide and violent lethality rates (manslaughter, robbery followed by death, bodily injury followed by death and death by the intervention of a state agent) dropped in the state of Rio de Janeiro. In February, manslaughter rates declined by 28% in relation to the same period in 2018. This was February with the lowest number of victims in the last 28 years and the lowest number of victims since August 2015. It was a 17% drop compared to January.