Travel - Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro announces transition from rapid bus transit to light rail

By David Burroughs The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, has announced a 15-year plan to replace the city's...

In Brazil, construction of the largest residential and tourism complex in South America gets...

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With an investment of more than 2,5 billion euros...

ITA and Azul airlines to codeshare from Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Italian airline ITA Airways announced it reached a codeshare agreement with Brazilian airline Azul to connect the two countries. With...

Brazil: Rio’s Sugarloaf will have a 755-meter zip line

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - If the Parque Bondinho Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Cable Car Park) was already breathtaking,...

Brazil: University research proves existence of superbacteria on beaches...

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The study "Orla Limpa, Orla Viva - Coastal Region of Niterói: Problems and Solutions",...

Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro neighborhood “Saúde” voted one of...

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Birthplace of samba and today with attractions such as...

Cruise ship season to restart in November in Brazil, with 92 planned arrivals in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The resumption was authorized by the federal government on October 2 and brought hope to travelers and entrepreneurs alike. The optimism is reflected in the figures. Thirty-six ships are expected...

Exploring Saco do Mamanguá, a Fjord in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Think of the word "fjord", and a Nordic landscape somewhere in Norway will probably come to your mind. However, the phenomenon of an elongated sea body that extends far inland...

Rio de Janeiro to return to Brazil’s cruise season in November

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government of Rio de Janeiro sent a letter to the Ministry of Tourism on November 16 in favor...

Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro inland hotel occupancy nears pre-pandemic levels

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to data from the Rio de Janeiro Hotel Association (ABIH), hotel occupancy in July in the state's interior was close to pre-pandemic levels: 51% full, less than 8% below...

Rio de Janeiro’s Tijuca National Park: best trails for visitors

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tijuca's beauty prompted Dom Pedro II to initiate an expropriation process in mid-19th century, in order to promote reforestation and enable the vegetation's natural regeneration. Now, the almost 40 km² that...