Yesterday marked the official kick-off of LATAM Airlines Brazil’s special operation for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil's main airports.
Brazil's visa waiver program for citizens of Australia, Canada, USA and Japan has officially begun and is expected to generate up to 20% increase in flow between destinations.
The Brazilian Hotel Industry Association of Rio De Janeiro has revealed 90% of city's hotels are already booked for the duration of the 2016 Games
The WTTC congratulates the Government of Brazil for adopting new policies that exempt tourist visas for citizens from a number of countries during the 2016 Olympics.
The President of the Brazilian Tourism Board recently spoke at the Skift Global Forum in New York as part of the promotions for the 2016 Rio Olympics.