Research: Accommodation during the Rio Olympics 2016 is 122% more expensive

Staying in Rio during the Olympics in August of next year, will get more expensive. According to a TripAdvisor tourism site research, the dailies charged for 2016 are 122% more expensive on average than those of August this year. In …

Surfing trying to become an Olympic sport

Aiming to make surfing an Olympic sport, business and industry leaders met yesterday in Brasilia with the Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo, to discuss the campaign “Surf 2016”.

The group’s intention is that surfing earns presentation status and becomes the official …

Olympics and World Cup already showing the bad side of Brazil: a lot of corruption

No Brazilian city is able and ready to host the Olympics or the World Cup. Neither Rio de Janeiro, the city chosen for the 2016 Olympics. Despite its undeniable natural beauty, this is not enough to be the home of …