What’s New in Brazil?
NEWLY RENOVATED HOTELS
Arpoador RJ – Arpoador is one more beauty that Rio has to offer. Arpoador Beach is known as the best sunset view in the city! Located in the heart of it all, where the city meets the sea. Harmonious spaces which are also welcoming and functional, the rooms bring out the unique and refreshing liveliness of the cariocas.
Fasano Salvador – The Fasano Salvador is the first property from Fasano in the northeast region of Brazil. Designed by Isay Weinfeld, the hotel is located in front of the Castro Alves square, with a privileged view of the stunning Bay of All Saints and is located in the former headquarters of the newspaper A Tarde, an emblematic building of the 1930’s, World Heritage-listed, the hotel has 70 rooms, a rooftop pool deck and fitness center.
NEW TOUR OPTIONS
Rio Star – Rio de Janeiro added another element to its already stunning postcard image, the Rio Star Ferris Wheel. Rio Star is 88 meters high, has 54 cabins, each with the capacity for 8 people. From above, the attraction gives another perspective of the city’s sights, a truly 360° view of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous sights. Rio Star is the largest Ferris Wheel in Latin America and one of the 20 largest in the world.
Jungle Me Eco City Tour – Rio de Janeiro – Choose a different option than the mainstream tours in Rio de Janeiro and experience the Rio Eco City Tour. Combining all the main ‘green’ and nature areas of the city, visiting National Parks and protected areas that are off-the-beaten-track and not featured in the regular tours. For those who love nature, without the hiking and treks this is the perfect tour.
Let´s Go Sea – The sea refreshes the soul. Just to contemplate its beauty can create an incredible sense of well-being. It is the perfect setting for a variety of nautical activities, including cruises along the coast of Rio, scuba diving, ocean fishing, parasailing and sunset cocktail cruises.
Underwater Experience for small groups: Enjoy a speed boat trip along the coast of the Rio de Janeiro and its islands with breathtaking views from the sea of the famous Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. And, enjoy the incredible “Submarine Flight” with innovative equipment for a sensational glide under and over the water.
Hike and Rappel in Tijuca Forest – Rappel from the second largest mountain in Tijuca Forest. The view is incredible! Tijuca Forest is one of the largest urban forests in the world, within the city of Rio de Janeiro. The tour includes trails through the forest, a visit to the museum, the Cachoeira das Almas waterfall and the trail to Bico do Papagaio, concluding with an amazing rappel down one of the tallest mountains in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Exclusive Rio Sunrise at top of Sugar Loaf – Avoid the tourists, with a sunrise and breakfast at Sugar Loaf Mountain. At the first stop of the cable car at Morro da Urca, a red line marks the horizon and the day is becoming clear. Taking the second cable car towards the top of the Sugar Loaf the group experiences a 360º view of the city. Amazing views of the Christ the Redeemer Statue, the famous Guanabara Bay and Copacabana beach with a special light from the sun rising behind the mountains of Niteroi city.
Vista in São Paulo – This new and amazing venue is located on top of the Museum of Contemporary Art of São Paulo. It is a combination of modern ambience and state of the art Brazilian gastronomy. With one of the best views of the city, on one side the green Ibirapuera Park, on the other São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil.
Floating Venue at Rio de Janeiro – Flutuante Rio is the newest exclusive area of the city of Rio de Janeiro for events, offering its visitors comfort, excellent service and an unforgettable view from Guanabara Bay. Here a cocktail reception on the sea, with the backdrop of Sugar Loaf Mountain, makes an evening event unforgettable.
Rio´s Pier at Port Region – Armazém do Pier is located at the Olympic Boulevard in Rio de Janeiro, the area was completely renewed for the Olympics. Huge warehouses are a blank canvas to create the perfect event – seaside, easy, in front the biggest grafitti mural in the world “The Ethnic Wall” created by the Brazilian artist Kobra.
Did You Know?
American and Canadian visitors to Brazil no longer need a visa. Visitors from US, Canada, Japan and Australia no longer need visas to visit Brazil.
Brazil Carnival is the largest popular festival in the World. Havas Creative Tours has access to an exclusive box to witness the Carnival Main Parade in Rio de Janeiro. The greatest Brazilian event happens every year. An unforgettable experience full of colors, music, people, warm beaches and the outstanding samba school parade. It is a “bucket list” celebration!
Havas Creative Tours was the first company to host an event at Fiscal Island in Rio de Janeiro, since the Last Emperor’s Ball in 1889. A few years ago Havas Creative Tours held the first event on Fiscal Island since the last ball of the empire, which was held in 1889 to welcome the Chilean Armada. A couple of weeks later, the Republic replaced the Empire and Emperor Peter II was exiled. Our company also helped the fundraising activity to restore the castle on the Island. Today the Fiscal Island is part of the historical collection of Rio de Janeiro and it is an amazing tourist attraction.
GOL Airlines, Brazil’s largest airline has announced a codeshare agreement with American Airlines. From Miami, AA flies to Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Brasilia and Manaus.