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In this edition of Showcase Brazil, we present the future host country to the Football World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games set for 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Rest assured: Brazil will become a world class destination for tourism, conferences, sports, fashion and music events. Websites like Bras14.com are already taking a strong position in the fight for who's who in the Event Business before and during the World Cup!
This showcase features the Palladium Imbassai Resort & Spa, the iconic Santa Teresa, Interesting Accommodation & Sports Event Hospitality, Solexpress and many more of Brazil's finest service providers.
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Rio Convention Bureau Rio de Janeiro DMC destination management companies
Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau, founded in 1984 by Rio’s private sector trade professionals, together with the City and State Tourism Boards, offers the best quality service in the promotion of Rio De Janeiro. A gorgeous destination deserves only the best and that is what they offer you:
The very best support they can help you to bring your congress, convention, meeting, incentive and leisure travelers to one of the most beautiful cities in the world – Rio de Janeiro!
Services of the RC&VB include General information on:
- Rio de Janeiro
- Infrastructure and services
- Institutional support to bids and holding of congresses and events in the city
- Promotion, marketing and information on company members of the
RC&VB and their services for tourism and events.
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INTERESTING Rio de Janeiro sports tour operatorRIO DE JANEIRO – SPORTS HOSPITALITY
INTERESTING is an incoming specialist providing accommodation, tours, transfers and hospitality services to the international sports travel market.
Over the last 18 months INTERESTING has been travelling relentlessly throughout Brazil looking for all kinds of accommodation, transportation and sports hospitality solutions. They have found lush properties, affordable hotels, hidden gems and great resorts. They also built solid partnerships with the best local players they could find for you in each city. Along the way INTERESTING has made great friends excited to provide fans from all over the world an unforgettable sports travel experience in Brazil.
Today INTERESTING partners with international sports tour operators and sports event agencies providing local Brazilian knowledge and connectivity. They focus on accommodation but also advise on the best solutions for your needs in terms of transport, touring, hospitality and staffing.
For example: Brazil is home to some of the best beaches, most incredible waterfalls, rainforests and wildlife. INTERESTING would like to add extra-ordinary value to your hospitality packages during the years and sports events to come.
Interested? Ask INTERESTING for tailor made incentive trips, for accommodation or for the best local hospitality solution for your upcoming event in Brazil.
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Hotel Santa Teresa Rio Rio de Janeiro 5* hotels
The Hotel Santa Teresa, the only Relais & Chateaux property in Rio de Janeiro, is the latest boutique design hotel of the city.
With magnificent views over the bay and city centre, the property is located in the heart of historical Santa Teresa, closer than any 5-star luxury boutique hotel to the main touristic attractions.
Charming and picturesque, surrounded by colonial mansions, museums and artist ateliers. Hotel Santa Teresa is the authentic Rio, where high-rise buildings and traffic are replaced by red-tiled rooftops, cobblestone streets and exuberant nature.
The concept of Tropical Design brings together Brazil’s rich past and dynamic present using the only finest natural elements. Luxury linen, wild cotton, coconut and banana tree fibers, tropical woods, Portuguese tile, golden slate and burnt cement permeate throughout the Hotel’s charming social areas and luxurious 40 accommodations.
The Santa Teresa Hotel has received many awards including ‘Brazils’ Best Hotel’ which was shown in the National Geographic Stay List for 2011, also ‘Best Hotel In South America’ by Conde Nast Traveller Hot List 2009 and also an award for the Panoramic Loft Suite ‘World’s Best Hotel Suite’ by Wallpaper Magazine.
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Arpoador Inn Hotel Rio de Janeiro beach resorts
Right next to the beach of Ipanema two charming hotels are taking the best care of their guests for more than 30 years.
Hotel Arpoador Inn is the only hotel in Rio overlooking Arpoador Beach, the scenic stretch of sand East side of Ipanema Beach. Hotel has built a tradition of associating a top location to a friendly atmosphere and very reasonable rates. The restaurant at Arpoador Inn serves delicious Brazilian specialities made with fresh seafood and shellfish, while the bar offers tropical caipirinhas, classic cocktails and beers.
Hotel Ipanema Inn is located just a few steps from Ipanema Beach , where one can practice body boarding or simply relax and have a refreshing drink from a coconut or the famous caipirinha. It offers car rental, Wi-Fi and room service.
Both hotels offer delicious breakfast included in the room rate. All rooms have air-conditioning, are equipped with cable TV, telephone, refrigerator and are comfortably furnished. You can also choose a room with private balcony and panoramic sea view.
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Cafe del Mar Rio de Janeiro bars & clubs
The Café del Mar is a stylish mix of lounge bar and restaurant all washed down with good music. It offers distinctive sound and quality as well as the predominant style chill out.
The menu of Café del Mar is composed of varieties of fish and seafood, many inventions by well known Chef Angelo Neroni, with particular attention to the starter snacks bar and the famous Spanish tapas.
Unique drinks are on offer and Café del Mar, Rose Lichee and Café del Sol, are among the most requested. Spanish origin punches and sangrias are also specialty of the house.
The restaurant has a comfortable modern interior and as indicated its title – the guest can enjoy beautiful see views.
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Lilia Fortuna Arte Culinária Rio de Janeiro full-service caterers
Lilia Fortuna Arte Culinária is the go-to caterer for high-profile events in Brazil – doesn’t matter if you want to host a small group of 20 at a penthouse in São Paulo or hold an all-out bash for 3,000 of your closest friends in Rio.
Lilia Fortuna has stacked up more than 18 years of experience and it shows on her talent to create unique menus and coordinate the top staff in Rio de Janeiro, offering always distinguished impeccable service.
They will take you from the initial consultation through the entire process of choosing the location, planning the menu, tasting it and having the last Caipirinha to celebrate the success of your party!
Lilia is also committed and proud to use organic & the freshest local ingredients. They aim to make sure the food at your event is delicious, environmentally conscious and beautifully presented.
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Arrow Graphics Rio de Janeiro flyers, stickers
Arrow Graphics provides high-end graphic services to the sports event industry in Rio de Janeiro.
Based in the business district of Barra da Tijuca, Arrow Graphics offers a wide array of services ranging from graphic design, digital printing, plotter, off-set, color copies, image digitalization, T-Shirt printing, custom graphic surface coating, stickers, signs and much more.
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Rede Sol Express Salvador 4* hotels
The hotel chain Sol Express consists of four hotels and a resort, which were inaugurated in December 2007. Located in the city of Salvador-BA, Sol Express Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel chain in Bahia with different types of hotels according to the client’s profiles.
The Gran Hotel Stella Maris Resort & Conventions has recreational activities daytime and evening, sports for adults and recreational activities for children according to age group. There's a Kids Club, Fitness Center, multi sport court, squash court, entertainment and parking.
Sol Bahia is a hotel designed for both business and leisure guests, with fully equipped meeting rooms that can comfortably accommodate up to 600 people throughout.
Sol Victória Marina is a 4-star hotel, located in a prime area in Salvador downtown with wonderful views of the Bay of Todos os Santos, near to the most famous tourists attractions.
Strategically situated in one of the most traditional districts of the city, The Sol Barra possesses a restaurant, snack bar, halls for events, with capacity for 360 people, room service 24 hours, laundry service, swimming pool, stores, taxi and more.
Each hotel provides a high quality service with a staff commitment to obtain the maximum satisfaction for their customers.
Hotel Villa Bahia Salvador boutique hotel
Villa Bahia is located in the heart of Salvador’s historical center, overlooking All Saints bay. A charming hotel that was completely renovated has 17 rooms, a gourmet restaurant and a swimming pool. The furniture and objects were all chosen for their authenticity.
The rooms recall the most important moments in the history of the Portuguese explorers, the restaurant and bar evoke the theme of the spice route. Bahia gourmet cuisine is revisted here by a great chief.
The Villa Bahia is enticed with 2 peaceful patios: one with a botanical atmosphere and cooling fountain, the other with white walls, dripping vegetation and a pool - a rare sight in the Pelourinho. A roof-top terrace allows you to overlook the historical center, with its many bells and colored facades.
Offering a luxury accommodation, Villa Bahia remains firmly committed to sustainability: water and electricity conservation, efficient irrigation and laundry systems, recycling in collaboration with a local co-operative, and the purchasing of environmentally friendly products.
Grand Palladium Imbassaí Resort & Spa Salvador 5* hotels
The Grand Palladium Imbassaí Resort & Spa is located within the Imbassaí nature reserve, in Bahia, alongside the sea of “Costa dos Coqueiros” which is home to the river that gives it its name.
The resort’s extensive pristine beaches, dunes and protected environment make it a truly unique setting for a vacation, wedding or event. Only a 10 minute walk from Imbassaí village, near too the village of Praia Do Forte, and 45 minutes from the airport of Salvador, the resort’s design reflects a perfect harmony between modern and luxurious facilities of a first class resort and the beautiful coconut groves and rivers that make up the “Green Line” coast of the region.
Palladium Hotels & Resorts offers all the facilities and services for a memorable stay: 24 hour reception service, express check-out, ATM machine, wake up service, handicap facilities, money exchange, laundry service*, Internet café*, WIFI Internet access in the lobby, and much more.
- 654 rooms, all junior suites
- Spectacular, modern Spa with wide variety of services and treatments
- 3 Buffet restaurants
- 3 “a la carte” thematic restaurants
- 13 bars, including 1 swim up bar, 1 sports bar and beach bar
- Baby club, mini club and teen’s club
- Daily and nightly activities for adults, including 4 swimming pools
Hotel Cocoon Salvador 4* hotels
COCOON HOTEL & RESTAURANTE - SALVADOR – BAHIA – BRAZIL
Their spaceship design HOTEL COCOON allow you to enter into a new dimension of comfort and space. Born of the minimalistic idea that mixes concepts, modern and futuristic materials with a warm and tropical decoration style, it’s the first hotel in the world that is decorated and sells products made by can lids.
They are located in front of one of the best beaches in Salvador, Jaguaribe beach, far only 6 km from the Airport, near the tourist center of Salvador and the most exciting places. Their apartments have all the facilities and comforts to make your stay even more enjoyable.
Associated with their concept of design is our social responsibility, they support and encourage the project "Seamstresses Cans" of the Ogunjá community, where their products and artifacts for decoration are developed, made with recycled material, such as: sofa, curtains, cushions, mat, coaster, apron, menu, blanket and carpets. All with excellent finish and refinement entirely at your disposal to be purchased.
The BAR-LOUNGE and RESTAURANT are open to the public and you can also enjoy a tropical cocktail or taste the original Spanish and Creative cuisine, in a sophisticated and unique place.
Their pool without chlorine has a large wooden deck and Orange color with a system that changes color every 5 seconds overnight. In addiction they have elegant padded loungers, where you can listen to great music and enjoy their special drinks.
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Luck Receptivo Recife DMC destination management companies
Elected for the sixth time by the travel agents as the best incoming service company of Brazil, Luck is one of the most acclaimed travel and tourist agencies in Northeast Brazil, in operation since 1960.
Luck is a truly full-service agency that offers all its customers the most consolidated experience in providing incoming tourism services, congresses and events, travel and tourism, to the highest quality standards at competitive prices.
They follow the same standard of quality in all branches, with the primary focus on excellence in service delivery and Luck’s identity. Company guarantees a great standard of service to all destinations.
Luck provides services with new, modern, comfortable and luxurious vehicles. All services performed in buses and minibuses are accompanied by a driver and a specialized professional guide.
Luck is present in the main tourist destinations in the Northeast: Recife, Porto de Galinhas, Fernando de Noronha, Salvador, Chapada Diamantina, Maceió, Maragogi, Natal, Pipa, João Pessoa and Costa do Conde.
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Fazenda São Francisco do Corumbau Prado beach resorts
Fazenda São Francisco, located on an open sandbar that stretches out into the sea, has 167 hectares and brings together the comfort of a luxury hotel with the charming, relaxed and friendly atmosphere of a beach house, a project that merges modern infrastructure resources with spacious areas and the exuberance of the local nature. There are only 10 accommodations; All their rooms contain bed linen and towels from Trousseau, air conditioner, minibar, CD player, in-room safe and a spacious porch with stunning ocean views.
Their restaurant offers regional dishes with an international touch. Other amenities include a bar, room service, a telephone in each room with direct dialing, internet access in the main building, a living room, beach service and massages.
Corumbau is located in the extreme south of Bahia, between the cities of Porto Seguro and Prado.
Casas Brancas Boutique-Hotel & SPA Búzios bars / clubs / lounges
Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa is nestled on the hills overlooking the magnificent Buzios Bay. The hotel translates the true harmony of character, elegance, charm and natural beauty combined with excellence in service.
In all rooms of Casas Brancas Boutique-Hotel & Spa, a different architecture and décor inspirations are discovered. All apartments are furnished with air-conditioning, cable TV, Wi-Fi, minibar, safety-box and hairdryer.
Every one of Hotel’s restaurants, Café Atlântico, Deck Pizza & Restaurant and Rocka Beach Lounge & Restaurant has a different and stunning location in a privileged area of the peninsula. All menus bring together regional Brazilian gastronomy with hints of exclusive international cuisine. Open to the Hotel guests and public the restaurants are considered to be excellent gourmet dining options in Buzios.
Apart from elegant rooms and exquisite restaurants, Casas Brancas has SPA, beauty saloon, gym, meeting room, parking and offers many outside activities such us boat ride, surfing, and scuba diving among the others.
MyBlue Hotel Jericoacoara Jericoacoara 4* hotels
Just north of Fortaleza, Jericoacoara National Park is in the heart of an oasis in the middle of white dunes; The MyBlue Hotel, inspires the eyes of the most demanding visitor. Carved into the landscape with the "sophisticated simplicity" of the MyBlue Hotels, it receives its guests with privacy and class in an environment of complete style.
Located near the famous dunes of the setting sun and a few steps from bars, restaurants and shops of the village, the hotel has easy access to beaches and freshwater ponds in the dunes.
MyBlue fits perfectly into the lush greenery of the place: four stars and 80 rooms and suites directly on the beach, two pools of different design, a sauna, a spa with massage area open, a panoramic jacuzzi, bar and restaurant on the beach are some of their characteristics. The apartments enjoy spectacular views of the dunes or the harmony of the rockery.
The four types of rooms are characterised by a unique combination of essential drugs and ethnicity: the atmosphere light, painted walls, smooth lines and rounded, refined wood details.
Byblos Búzios hotels
The Byblos Residence is located in the Alto Humaitá and counts with swimming pool for adults and another one for children as well as a whirlpool in fully landscaped 5,000 m² area.
Byblos Pousada Hotel has 21 room and from 12 of them the guests can enjoy a see view.
Byblos Pousada and The Pousada dos Búzios are located in front of each other in prime area of Alto Humaitá: 3 min. form the center and very close to the beaches of Buzios.
The receptions of all hotels are open around the clock for your convenience, as well as bars, where you can get one of the best caipirinha of the area.
Byblos rents or hires Buggy, car, motorcycle, taxi, shuttle service, boat tour, scuba diving, Trolley tour, city tour and can also reserve a pitch to practice tennis, paddle, squash, golf, horse riding and other sports.