July 2012

July 3, 2012 | By More

carnaval 2009, Pérola Negra

Today’s blog post consolidates texts from all our sources on Brazil, including this Brazil Travel Blog but also D Airfare and the World Cup Brazil 2014. This is a summary of blog posts published during the month of July.

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Brazil Travel Blog

Infrastructure improvements for Salvador de Bahia as a a new passenger terminal for the port was announced.

The tourism authorities of Rio de Janeiro launched a new site with information on Rio homestays: Rio de Janeiro homestays, a new info resource is launched.

For those fond of making early preparations we mentioned the dates of the 2013 carnival in Brazil.

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D Airfare

American Airlines got 17 more frequencies to fly to Brazil, which will undoubtedly help carry more Brazilian tourists to the States.

You might have to allow for a slightly bigger budget for your Brazilian trip as a new tax for passengers in connecting flights is being proposed.

Gol announced it is discontinuing its flights to Chile, bad news for anyone wanting to fly between both countries.

Lan Colombia introduced a new route linking Colombia and Brazil (Lan Colombia connecting Bogota and São Paulo). And yet another connection with Colombia was launched, as Taca / Avianca now fly from from Bogota to Brasilia.

The second largest airline in the world was finally born as Lan and Tam become Latam.

And still on alliance movements, Copa and Avianca are the newest Star Alliance members.

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The World Cup Brazil

FIFA confirmed the hosts of the Confederations Cup in 2013, a list that includes Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro, Recife and Salvador.

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