Brazil Saw Record Number of International Tourists in 2014

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new survey released by the Ministério do Turismo (Ministry of Tourism) shows that Brazil welcomed over six million international tourists during the year of 2014. With the number setting a new record and showing an increase of approximately ten percent over the number of international tourists recorded in 2013.

The increase is thought to be due mainly to the 2014 World Cup games, which took place in twelve Brazilian cities from June 12th . . .

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