Archive for the ‘Brazil’ Category
SAO PAULO, Brazil – Millions of people gathered on Sunday in Sao Paulo, Brazil to take part in one of the largest parades in the world. According to the organizers, 3.5 million people attended the parade and the festivities that followed.Ā Participants of the parade did not stop even when the heavy rain hit the city. [...]
SAO PAULO, Brazil – Paul McCartney chose the heavenly Txai Resort, in Itacare, Bahia, to rest after his shows in Brazil. Paul arrived at the hotel last Tuesday (May 7) and went straight to the piano, placed there especially for him on the veranda of his bungalow. The singer also took the opportunity to have [...]
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – The 17th Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree, the world’s tallest floating Christmas tree, according to the Guinness Book of Records, was inaugurated Saturday night, December 1st, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a free major event that included world-renowned Brazilian singers Simone and Emilio Santiago.
NEW YORK, NY – Embratur, the Brazilian Tourism Board, is giving New Yorkers a first look at the unique experiences that can be found in Brazil through two brand new tools ā an interactive Brand Channel website and Brasil Quest, a new video game app. The launch of these tools is part of an ongoing [...]
The theatre lights dim and a Brazilian supermodel takes to the stage, tanned legs emerging from a skintight miniskirt. In the audience, an A to Z of Rio de Janeiro’s great and good: pop stars, sports stars, soap stars and would-be stars, flanked by an army of local paparazzi. Clutching a microphone, the model addresses [...]
NEW YORK, NY, December 21, 2010 ā Just in time for the holidays, the members of the Brazil Tour Operators Association (BTOA) are offering Americans an early Christmas present. Travelers who book trips with one of the 30 active BTOA members receive the BTOA Brazil Now Visa Pass, a coupon book featuring discounts and special [...]
Rio de Janeiro proves there is much more to the fabulous Brazilian city than Christ the Redeemer, the Loaf Mountain and Ipanema Beach. A pilot project was launched recently which lures visitors to Rio’s slums.
By BRADLEY BROOKS | Apr 06, 2010 RIO DE JANEIRO ā The heaviest rains in Rio de Janeiro’s history triggered landslides Tuesday that killed at least 95 people as rising water turned roads into rivers and paralyzed Brazil’s second-largest city.
NEW YORK, NY, January, 2010 – Brazil is appearing on lots of “top places to go” lists for 2010. News that the country will be hosting the World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016 has put the destination front and center in the American media.
RIO DE JANEIRO – The traditional inauguration of the largest floating Christmas tree in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records – 85-meters-tall (equivalent to a 28-story building) – sponsored by Bradesco Seguros e Previdencia, gathered together thousands of people on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lighting of the tree is [...]