The 2012-2013 South America market overview, trends and opportunities.
The 2012-2013 Overview highlights the latest tourism trends for the main cities in South America, as well as hotel market performances on a yearly and YTD June 2012 and 2013 basis.
Report Published: "Chile Tourism Report Q1 2014"
The report also analyses the growth and risk management strategies being employed by some of the leading players in the Chilean accommodation sector, as they seek to maximise the tremendous growth opportunities being offered by the local market at the present time.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Brazil Puts Future Airport Privatizations On Hold
Brazil's government, which has privatized five major airports in the past two years, has ruled out granting any more new concessions of this type for the time being, the civil aviation chief said Friday.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Thu Dec 05, 2013
World's Largest Floating Christmas Tree Lit in Rio de Janeiro
The world's largest floating Christmas tree was lit in Rio de Janeiro. The Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree is 85 meters tall and weighs 542 tons.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Rio Times
Getaways in Rio de Janeiro for New Year's Eve
The sizzling city of Rio can be a sensory overload during Reveillon festivities, with lodging selling fast and all-inclusive party packages offered at a premium.
The Rio Times
Businesses in Rio Waiting for Holiday Spike
In the lead-in to the holiday season in Rio de Janeiro, local businesses are preparing for an influx of travelers both national and international.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Brazil decides against opening to foreign carriers
By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil has decided against opening more routes for foreign air carriers for next year's World Cup, certain it can handle the millions of sports fans who'll use airplanes to get around South America's biggest country.
Rio de Janeiro Celebrates Holidays with World's Tallest Floating Tree
The world's tallest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Anchors Aweigh: The colors of Carnaval, Rio, Salvador
When one is asked what they think of when they hear the word "Brazil," they would most likely respond with the Amazon rainforest or possibly their soccer team.
Brazil's floating Christmas tree lights up
ROUGH CUT STORY: The holiday season officially begins in Rio de Janeiro, with the lighting of the world's largest floating Christmas tree.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Ffact-finding mission to Brazil on people of African descent
The United Nations Working Group* of Experts on People of African Descent will undertake its first visit Brazil from 3 to 13 December 2013 to examine a wide range of issues concerning the human rights of people of African descent in the country.
Related Group Targets Brazil's Wealthy With Developments
Related Cos., based in New York, and Miami-based Related Group are building a Sao Paulo apartment tower along with a separate complex that includes a shopping mall, offices and multifamily units, with a combined value of as much as 3.5 billion reais .
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Bravo Brazil: Your gardens are beautiful
Roberto Burle Marx was not only a superb garden designer, but also an artist who produced images that have deeply penetrated the collective consciousness of Brazil.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
'My Rio de Janeiro' by Leticia Moreinos Schwartz: Cookbook review
In a nutshell: When people think of Brazil, they tend to think of Rio de Janeiro, which is the most-popular tourist destination in the southern hemisphere - a distinction that's sure to increase as the world's attention heads there for the World Cup next year, and the Summer Olympic Games in 2016.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Sex and survival in Rio de Janeiro's red-light district
A prostitute, wearing stiletto heels, waits for customers at a bar in Jaci-Parana near the Brazilian town of Porto Velho, the capital of western Amazon's Rondonia state, November 18, 2009.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Spanish brand Desigual opens first store in Sao Paulo
The Spanish streetwear brand opens its first shop in Sao Paulo and prepares a second opening in Rio de Janeiro for 2014.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
UPDATE 1-Brazil awards $9 bln of airport projects, eyes on Olympics
Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of concessions in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte in a push to overhaul the country's crowded terminals.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Changi Airport unit joins race...
Changi Airports International has teamed up with Brazil's Odebrecht group to bid for the rights to operate two airports in Brazil as the country prepares for the throngs of visitors arriving for the 2014 World Cup and Summer Olympics in 2016 [SINGAPORE] Changi Airports International has teamed up with Brazil's Odebrecht group to bid for the rights ... (more)
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Miami Herald
Foreign correspondence: Try both Rio and Sao Paulo for the World Cup
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit.