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Qatar Airways to boost capacity on South America routes

Qatar Airways to boost capacity on South America routes

22nd Sep 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways will introduce additional capacity to its two South American gateways from December 1st, when the airline upgrades its existing aircraft operating on the route, a Boeing 777-200LR, to a Boeing 777-300ER. The upgrade to the Extended Range aircraft will provide an additional 99 seats per day from the airline’s capital in Doha to Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires.

Brazil enters last lap of Olympic preparations

Brazil enters last lap of Olympic preparations

26th Jul 2016 Travel Events News

Brazil is getting ready to hold the first Olympic and Paralympic Games in South America, with the opening ceremony just ten days away. Following the success of the 2014 World Cup, the country has already shown that Brazil is a culturally rich country, with a friendly and welcoming population.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Hotel Emiliano, São Paulo

Breaking Travel News investigates: Hotel Emiliano, São Paulo

13th Jul 2016 Focus

Hotel Emiliano is the leading small luxury hotel in São Paulo. The hotel offers the most sophisticated Brazilian hospitality experience, setting itself apart by reflecting the caring and friendly personality of Brazilian people. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for the night.

Four Seasons moves into Brazil with São Paulo property

Four Seasons moves into Brazil with São Paulo property

22nd Oct 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

Four Seasons had confirmed plans to open Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas in 2017, with Private Residences to follow. Through the partnership between Iron House Real Estate and Tamweelview European Holdings, the 254-room Hotel and 84 Private Residences will be the group’s first foray into Brazil.

Rio welcomes first Light Rail trains ahead of 2016 Olympic Games

Rio welcomes first Light Rail trains ahead of 2016 Olympic Games

The first train for Rio’s new Light Rail system has just arrived in Rio for testing, as part of Brazil’s investment in public infrastructure ahead of the 2016 Olympics. With over 480,000 tourists predicted to descend on Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic & Paralympic Games next summer, the Light Rail will carry approximately 285,000 tourists every day, easing the pressure on the city’s other transport systems.

Venues confirmed for 2016 Olympic Games football tournament

Venues confirmed for 2016 Olympic Games football tournament

It’s confirmed. In addition to Rio de Janeiro, five other Brazilian cities will stage the 2016 Olympic Games and host the men’s and women’s football matches. The 58 matches will be played in Belo Horizonte (Mineirão), Brasília (Estádio Mané Garrincha), Manaus (Arena Amazônia), Rio de Janeiro (Maracanã and the Olympic Stadium), Salvador (Arena Fonte Nova) and São Paulo (Arena Corinthians), totalling six cities and seven stadiums.

Guanabara welcomes Brazil’s Rio Carnival to London

Guanabara welcomes Brazil’s Rio Carnival to London

This February, the vibrant colours, tantalising tastes and energetic sounds of Rio Carnival will come to Guanabara, London’s most popular Brazilian venue, for seven days of non-stop celebrations. Kicking off on Wednesday February 11th 2015, Guanabara will host a variety of events, from exciting circus acts and award winning samba dancers, to live Brazilian bands and theatrical masked parties, ensuring a diverse week full of non-stop entertainment.

Azul prepares for initial public offering as growth continues

Azul prepares for initial public offering as growth continues

3rd Dec 2014 Airline News

Brazilian airline Azul has revived plans for an initial public offering as it prepares to launch flights to the United States. The carrier revealed plans to list preferred shares on the Level 2 chapter of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, and American depositary shares on the New York Stock Exchange.