Ritz-G5 brings in the Chinese New Year with lively Singapore event

With Chinese New Year celebrations taking place around the world, Ritz-G5 was delighted to host a lively event on 3 March 2015 at Gardens by the Bay to welcome in the year of the sheep. The event saw more than 800 people in attendance, enjoying good company, traditional entertainment and a fabulous feast. The entertainment… Read more »

Brazil’s Rousseff asks nation to back austerity plan

President Dilma Rousseff appealed to Brazilians on Sunday to back fiscal austerity policies, while saying that the belt-tightening will last as long as needed and results will only start showing at the end of this year. With the economy stalled and ties with her coalition allies in disarray due to a corruption probe at state-run… Read more »

Tourism triumphs in Brazil as country welcomes 6.21% more visitors

Lonely Planet calls it ‘one of the world’s most captivating places’. Rough Guides exclaims ‘it’s fair to say that nowhere in the world do people enjoy themselves more’. STA Travel simply call it ‘unforgettable’. Brazil is an addictive land. A melting pot of diverse experiences, melded together with a captivating culture, the warmth of the… Read more »

Tourists are World Cup stars of Brazil’s new tourism ad campaign

Today Embratur (Brazilian Tourism Board) launched a new advertising campaign, where international tourists who visited Brazil during the 2014 FIFA World Cup express their gratitude for experiences in the country and show their commitment to go back. “The ad campaign also invites tourists who did not attend the World Cup to come enjoy the many… Read more »

Brazil Eyes 2016 Olympics as it Tallies World Cup Hospitality Success

Brazil’s tourism stakeholders will seek to extend positive hospitality and visitor spending achievements recorded during this summer’s World Cup as the country prepares to host the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Travel research firm STR Global recently reported Brazil recorded “strong hotel performance gains” in June and July, when 12 Brazilian cities… Read more »