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Foreign travellers have spent US$ 4.5 billion in Brazil this year

Foreigners increased their spending in Brazil in 2018. According to data from the Central Bank released on Thursday (25 October), tourists spent a total US$ 4.5 billion from January to September this year, a 3.5% increase compared to the same period of 2017.

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Brazil's largest airline goes after higher-paying customers with a new perk: No middle seat

Brazil's largest airline is trying a new tack to get passengers to pay more expensive fares: No middle seats.

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Brazil's Gol to incorporate mileage subsidiary Smiles in restructuring

SAO PAULO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Brazil's Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA plans to fully incorporate its mileage subsidiary Smiles Fidelidade SA as part of a major corporate restructuring, the airline said in a securities filing on Monday.

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Foreign tourist spending in Brazil up 6% in August

Spending by foreigners who visited Brazil in August reached US$ 482 million, up 6.02% when compared to the same month last year and making it the best result for the sector since April. The numbers were released on Monday (24 September) by the Central Bank (BC).

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Brazil’s Tourism Sector Surging in First Half of 2018

Despite political uncertainty and well-publicized security concerns, according to Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism, tourism numbers in Brazil are up for the first half of 2018, with both inbound tourism and tourist spending showing increases compared to a year earlier.

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Brazil’s Tourism Sector Surging in First Half of 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite political uncertainty and well-publicized security concerns, according to Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism, tourism numbers in Brazil are up for the first half of 2018, with both inbound tourism and tourist spending showing increases compared to a year earlier.

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Visa Applications to Brazil Skyrocket 42 Percent with E-Visa

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to the latest figures from Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism, visa applications to visit Brazil saw a significant surge from February to July this year, up 42 percent from the same period last year.

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US-Brazil open-skies deal enters into force

The deal took effect after an exchange of diplomatic notes between the two governments on 21 May, says the regulator.

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Exodus of Venezuelans Overwhelms Northern Brazil

PACARAIMA, Brazil — Hundreds turn up each day, many arriving penniless and gaunt as they pass a tattered flag that signals they have reached the border.

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Tourist spending hits record high in January

Foreign tourist spending hit an all-time high for the month of January in Brazil, with travellers injecting US$ 779 million into the economy. It is the highest amount for at least the last 28 years (the period for which this specific data is available).

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