RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will stop receiving at least 25,000 tourists this year due to the cancellation of cruise ship operations on the coasts of the country, equivalent to the loss of US$7.5 million, due to the growing number of infections caused by the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in recent weeks, as reported by Agencia EFE.
This week, the sanitary situation and the almost 800 positives reported on ships led the Brazilian Association of Cruise Ships (Clia) to voluntarily suspend operations in Brazilian ports. This measure will be extended . . .