Iberia and TAM to offer new routes under code sharing

Iberia and TAM have extended their code-sharing agreement to offer more connection possibilities to their customers in Brazil and Europe. Starting today, the two carriers will code share each other’s Madrid-São Paulo-Madrid flights, Iberia’s Madrid-Rio de Janeiro-Madrid flights, and the São Paulo-Barcelona-São Paulo flight that TAM will operate starting on the 1st of October. The… Read more »

Natal voted top Brazilian city for tourists – for the seventh time!

The lively coastal city of Natal has been voted the top Brazilian city for tourists for the seventh time, confirming its position as one of the country’s most important travel destinations. The accolade was awarded by Aviesp, the Brazilian travel agencies of São Paulo, following the votes of 500 travel agents. Natal is a bright,… Read more »

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Last chance for Rio 2016 tickets

Today is the last day to register for Rio 16 and have the best chance of securing tickets for your preferred event. For your chance to be at the first Olympic and Paralympic Games held in South America visit the website and fill out the form. Signing up will give you the opportunity to select… Read more »

Michelin Is Launching a Guide to Brazil

Alex Atala has become Brazil’s first chef to score two Michelin stars in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for his Sao Paulo restaurant D.O.M. Atala, widely cited as the unofficial ambassador of native, Brazilian cuisine, is the highest ranked chef according to an early preview published on Michelin’s official site ahead of the… Read more »

Airlines passengers in Brazil rely on technology for better travel

SITA conducted its research across 15 countries with nearly 6,300 participants. The results show that passengers in Brazil are using technology to enhance their journey. More than half of passengers who carry smartphones are using airline apps on a regular basis, 43% use travel agency apps and 38% use airport apps. More airline passengers in… Read more »

Rising mortgage lending continues to boost Brazilian real estate performance

Even in the face of slower economic growth, the latest mortgage data has revealed that real estate lending reached record levels in Brazil during 2013. Brazil’s large housing deficit and government programs for low-income buyers are seen as principal reasons behind the real estate industry’s impressive performance. In fact, the mortgage market in Brazil grew… Read more »

Brazil poised to become major destination for Arab tourists

The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has expressed confidence that the number of Arab travelers visiting Brazil will grow further significantly in the coming years. Brazil saw a strong influx of visitors from Middle Eastern countries last year especially at the height of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Figures released by Sao Paulo International Airport… Read more »