It’s confirmed. In addition to Rio de Janeiro, five other Brazilian cities will host soccer matches during the 2016 Olympic Games. The 58 games will be played in the following six cities and seven stadia: Belo Horizonte (Mineirão Stadium), Brasilia (Mane Garrincha Stadium), Manaus (Amazon Arena), Rio de Janeiro (Maracana and Olympic Stadium),, Read More

  Exciting images of Indians competing in Archery, Throwing Spear, Power Cord, Tora Racing and other traditional indigenous sports illustrated the promotional video of the upcoming Indigenous World Games, officially launched by Embratur (Brazilian Tourism Board) at ITB Berlin, which took place last week in Germany. The action is part of the promotion of, Read More

  NEW YORK, February 27, 2015- A trip to Rio has always been sure to be full of excitement. Perhaps even in 1565, when Estácio de Sá travelled to Rio to ensure Portuguese supremacy over the French colonists and native Indians that populated the region. The Portuguese founded Rio de Janeiro on March 1, 1565,, Read More

  NEW YORK, February 12, 2015- Last year Brazil experienced record-breaking results in tourism numbers, including over one million visitors from 203 countries during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. With the Carnival 2015 celebrations currently underway, Brazil is igniting excitement among revelers for Rio’s 450th Anniversary and the Rio 2016 Olympics. But more importantly, it is, Read More

Folks! People are flocking to Brazil! I wonder if it has anything to do with the increasing popularity of soccer? Brasilia, January 29, 2015 – The United States, the second largest delegation in the 2012 Olympics, had the largest number of flights to Brazil in 2014. North American travellers have 14,573 flights per year at, Read More

The perfect remedy for the upcoming freezing cold weather is a New Year’s resolution to relax and recharge on Brazil’s dreamy beaches. Here is the list of the top five beach destinations we recommend in 2015 by the country’s tourist board: Jericoacoara, Trancoso, Fernando de Noronha, Buzios and Sao Miguel dos Milagres. From fishing villages, Read More

OffPeakTraveler.com is once again offering Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro packages at exceptional prices valid through November 30, 2004 with seasonal air surcharge applicable from June 16 through August 19. The Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires 6-Night Package starts at $699 per person and includes 3-nights at the first class Savoy Othon, Read More

Over three dozen cruise liners with more than 96,000 passengers onboard will anchor in Rio de Janeiro in this years high-peak season ending March 4. In line with current estimates, deluxe liners will bring in some 11,592 vacationers for the upcoming Rio Carnival, with Queen Mary II the worlds largest cruise today- carrying 2,620, Read More

American tourists arriving in Brazil must still be photographed and fingerprinted, but those who enter through Rio de Janeiro are getting flowers, jewelry and T-shirts along with the red tape. “This is our way of saying that Rio de Janeiro loves American tourists, no matter what,” said Fuad Atala, spokesman for the Rio de, Read More