Articles tagged “brazil”

Tourism

Return of Music Festivals Boosts Tourism Recovery

Music lovers have returned to festivals with a vengeance, but they've also become pickier and more environmentally conscious. So tourism authorities have to adapt to their new priorities.

Return of Music Festivals Boosts Tourism Recovery

Hotels

Choice Hotels’ Plan for Radisson

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Choice Hotels’ upscale ambitions, Brazil’s beach privatization, and Lufthansa’s earnings.

Choice Hotels’ Plan for Radisson

Business Travel

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

As a perfect example of how countries can embrace a "locals first" approach to tourism, the government is supporting a new NomadX-backed project in the north-west of the country, after a similar scheme in Europe injected $30 million into the local economy.

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

Tourism

A Brazil Proposal to Privatize Beaches for Hotels and Developers Roils Locals

Brazil is utilizing privatization to grow its tourism infrastructure. On privatizing sections of beachfront, it runs the risk of building a tourism industry that can’t sustain itself if it doesn’t take into account the input of local communities.

A Brazil Proposal to Privatize Beaches for Hotels and Developers Roils Locals

Gol Eyes U.S. Expansion Under American Airlines Partnership

Brazil's Gol is feeling the benefit of its expanded strategic alliance with American Airlines just weeks after the pact was finalized.

Gol Eyes U.S. Expansion Under American Airlines Partnership

Short-Term Rentals

Short-Term Rental Startup Casai Acquires LoopKey to Lock Up Key Tech

Lodging startup Casai, which is like a Sonder for Latin America, has bought a vendor of smart home tech. The deal is one of the more notable examples of hospitality companies trying to secure their supply lines.

Short-Term Rental Startup Casai Acquires LoopKey to Lock Up Key Tech

Coronavirus

South America’s Vaccine Success Should Be Watched Closely by Travel Industry

Global travel industry leaders should take note of the incredible turnaround and success in South America against coronavirus, now becoming the most vaccinated region in the world. While it deserves plaudits, the Omicron variant presents new challenges, even in a part of the world with a long history of "cultura de vacinacao."

South America’s Vaccine Success Should Be Watched Closely by Travel Industry

Tourism

5 Takeaways From Latin America’s Biggest Tourism Industry Event

The Omicron variant wasn't stirring up as much anxiety as you'd expect among the tourism officials at this week's 25° Feria Internacional de Turismo de America Latina in Buenos Aires. Much of the talk was on the challenges of disparate border policies as destinations stay hopeful with their summer season arriving soon.

5 Takeaways From Latin America’s Biggest Tourism Industry Event

Hotels

Brazil’s Miles-Based Flight Seller MaxMilhas Buys a Hotel Discounter

Many bootstrapped travel companies may prove more innovative than venture-backed ones during the pandemic. MaxMilhas is an example, given its distinctive approaches to selling flights and hotels.

Brazil’s Miles-Based Flight Seller MaxMilhas Buys a Hotel Discounter

Online Travel

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact

Argentina-based Despegar has broadened its geographic reach through acquisitions, and that has enabled the company to boast that seasonality factor has been eliminated from the business. While that statement is a stretch, it will be great for the company to take advantage of Mexico summers while Brazil winters.

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact