August 2012 and a wee break

August 1, 2012 | By More

Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Today’s blog post consolidates texts from all our sources on Brazil, including this BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG but also DAIRFARE and THE WORLD CUP BRAZIL 2014. This is a summary of blog posts published during the month of July.

We are taking a wee break during the month of August, due mainly to quite a bit of travelling involved as well as the need to implement some changes on the blogs. See you back in September.

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Brazil Travel Blog

We opened the month reflecting on the insignificant role played by Brazil in the world of tourism: where are the foreign tourists?

We revisited what must count as one of the most amazing wildlife destinations in the entire South America: the Pantanal.

And we presented three beautiful videos on Rio de Janeiro.

We ended up the month with the official announcement that machines will exchange dollars and euros for Brazilian reais.

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D Airfare

Tam canceled its Porto Alegre to Buenos Aires / Aeroparque flight and added a few more frequencies to its Rio and São Paulo to Buenos Aires flights.

Uruguayan airline Pluna stopped flying. Coinciding with Pluna’s demise, Gol launched a new São Paulo to Montevideo flight.

Portuguese airline Tap changed its mind and it will continue flying to Campinas after all.

The ranking for best airlines in the world 2012 is out. 5 of them fly to Brazil.

A new connection to the Mexican Caribbean is announced as Aeromexico are to fly Cancun to São Paulo via Lima.

Afer cancelling a few international routes, now Gol is announcing new international flights.

Interesting news for those flying Qatar Airways as it is now possible to accumulate Smiles miles while flying Qatar.

Finally, the announcement from Air Europa that intends to add a new frequency to its Madrid to Salvador de Bahia flight.

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The World Cup Brazil

FIFA annnounced the cities where “Fan Fests” will take place during the Brazil World Cup 2014.

Very few surprises when we learn that Brazilian airports won’t be ready for the World Cup.

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