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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 Unique Hotel, Interesting Accommodation & Sports Event Hospitality and many more of Brazil's finest service providers.
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INTERESTING Rio de Janeiro sports tour operator
RIO 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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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:
They offer the very best support and can help you to bring your congress, convention, meeting, incentive and leisure travellers 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.
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 specialised 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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Hotel Unique São Paulo boutique hotel
Living up to its name, Hotel Unique boasts a bold and contemporary design with its green copper façade in the shape of an inverted arc. Inside, minimalist-glam suites offer spacious accommodations and every technological amenity.
The award-winning hotel is among the top luxury hotels in Brazil (Conde Nast Johansens 2013 Most Excellent Hotel in South America, TripAdvisor 2013 Travellers' Choice Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Brazil) and provides a memorable setting for special events, and has hosted weddings, parties, exhibitions, product launches and corporate functions.
The Unique Event space provides more than 21,000 square feet of adaptable area equipped with professional security, advanced technology, sophisticated lighting systems and incredible acoustics, with an expert events team to execute even the most complex demands. The Body & Soul Fitness Center, as well as the nearby Ibirapuera Park, provide guests with opportunities to relax and explore. The hotel’s star attraction is its astounding rooftop Skye restaurant and bar. Skye offers stunning, 360-degree views of the São Paulo skyline, a place to see and be seen while enjoying South America's largest metropolis.
IBEROSTAR PRAIA DO FORTE 5* Salvador 5* hotels
Located in Praia do Forte, only 75 Km away from Salvador, the capital of Bahia state. The resort is situated in a privileged location, near the Tropical Forest, surrounded by natural lagoons and wonderful beaches, where sea turtles lay their eggs.
The IBEROSTAR Praia do Forte, a Premium Gold category resort, reflects, greater comfort and sophistication in both architecture and services, to welcome the most demanding types of guests.
Its exclusive architecture takes the form of lovely landscaping, consisting of natural pond gardens.
Hotel has 6 swimming pools (2 of them with infinite edges), Aqua Park, Miniclub Pool, Jacuzzi, lobby bar, shops, theatre bar, cigar lounge, 2 pool tables, game room, baby kitchens, concierge services, internet corner, wireless, SPA, 9-holes golf course designed by P.B. Dye, convention center, 4 specialty restaurants, restaurant-buffet, snack bar and discotheque.
536 rooms and suites (all with balcony and measuring 46 m²) and room service. Dine around the Hotel Bahia, according to availability. Guests from IBEROSTAR Praia do Forte may also enjoy all the facilities from the neighboring hotel IBEROSTAR Bahia.
Catering: All inclusive Premium
IBEROSTAR GRAND HOTEL-SHIP AMAZON 5* Manaus 5* hotels
The Amazon within reach. Your journey through the breathtaking environment and the exotic biodiversity of the world's longest river begins at the animated port city of Manaus.
Connect with nature in a comfortable and safe way.
Travel through the rivers of the largest rain forest in the world. Explore the rain forest and sail along the river creeks on fast boats. Learn how to recognise the unique flora and fauna and meet local indians.
You can choose either the 3 night Rio Solimões- Amazonas itinerary, the 4 night Rio Negro itinerary, or a combination of both itineraries is also possible (7 nights). IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel-Ship Amazon is a top of the class river boat with corresponding facilities.
The Grand Hotel-Ship Amazon offers 75 cabines on 3 passenger decks, 2 restaurans, 2 bars, 2 swimming pools, jacuzzi, fitness room, infirmary, SPA Sensations, gift shop, multi purpose room for conferences or meetings and all inclusive premium catering.
All cabins are equipped with air conditioning, telephone, mini bar and they all have bathrooms equipped with shower, WC and hairdryer. Cabins also have a balcony with views of the river and forest.
IBEROSTAR BAHIA 5* Salvador 5* hotels
Set amidst the tropical forest, the stunning resort is an ideal place to discover coral reefs and to spot humpback whales and sea turtles.
The hotel has 632 rooms, looby with a bar, shops, a lake pool with aqua bar, activity pool, quiet lake pool, kids pool, jacuzzi, buffet restaurant, snack bar restaurant, fast food restaurant, 4 a la carte restaurants (Gourmet, Japanese, Mediterranean and Steak House - reservations required), theatre bar, cigar lounge, 2 snooker tables game room, library, amphitheater, discotheque, baby kitchens, 3 tennis courts, fitness center, internet, SPA , 9-holes golf course designed by P.B. Dye and Convention centre with 14 meeting rooms.
Catering: All inclusive.
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
Casa Amarelo Rio de Janeiro boutique hotel
Rober le Heros has created a place of festivity, both poetic and colourful, thus inventing a seductive “art de vivre.”
Casa Amarelo is a beautiful home, refined and authentic, built in 1904 by a European architect on the heights of Santa Teresa the historic area of Rio de Janeiro, where artists’ studios border beautiful Brazilian homes, museums and embassies.
It is a magical place, laden with beautiful tales, a mixture of the charm of an ancient building and the modernity of very contemporary fixtures and fittings. You wish to experience the peace and serenity of a comfortable and spacious home, to be only two steps away from the trendy restaurants of Lapa and Botafogo, whilst also being able to go down to Ipanema in 15 minutes to take advantage of the beautiful busy beaches and wild evenings.
You will have a view from on high, with Rio at your feet, offering you happiness and variety.
Ipanema Plaza Hotel Rio de Janeiro 4* hotels
Located in the most sophisticated and charming neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema Plaza Hotel is only 50m away from the beach and 5 minutes away from Copacabana, offering multiple leisure and business choices - with easy access to Rio's financial centre and airports.
The hotel has 140 elegantly decorated rooms and suites. All have tiled floors and feature central air conditioning, cable TV, a telephone line, wireless internet access, minibar, electric safe and bathtubs.
From the terrace of Ipanema Plaza Hotel you will be able to enjoy a privileged view of the city and its "postcards", such as the Ipanema Beach, the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and the Christ the Redeemer statue.
The hotel offers a new concept in contemporary Asian Cuisine. Renowned chefs created exquisite options, with amazing flavours, all in a charming environment that combines the intimate aura of the sushi bar with the modern and casual atmosphere of the veranda. Room service is available 24 hours.
Hotel offers three conference halls, for up to 90 people, and a conference room for up to 10 people. All areas have modern equipment and a very experienced staff. The business center is open 24 hours to the guests, with computers, printers and internet access.
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.
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.
Casas Brancas Boutique-Hotel & SPA Búzios boutique hotel
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 a SPA, beauty saloon, gym, meeting room, parking and offers many outside activities such us boat ride, surfing, and scuba diving amongst the others.
Picinguaba Private Villa Paraty boutique hotel
Located on a quiet bay in the Natural Park of the Atlantic, in a small fishing village, Pousada Picinguaba joins nature, local culture and stunning views to provide a unique and unforgettable experience.
With just 10 rooms and one private villa it ensures exclusivity and the best service. Horses, schooner boat, private chef… All of this just for you when staying in Picinguaba.
Typical dishes and fresh seafood, caught daily in the bay by local fishermen, are prepared with lots of vegetables and organic fruits.
There are many incredible activities to enjoy in the region: hiking in the tropical forest, waterfalls, kayaking, surfing, private schooner ride, picnic on a deserted beach or unwind and resting in the swimming pool and sauna, do a relaxing massage or yoga class, whatever you feel like, Picinguaba’s team is happy to assist you to organise unforgettable moments.
The hotel was described as ‘’the perfect barefoot-luxury Beach Hotel’’ by Forbes and selected as one of the 3 hotels redefining the luxury in Brazil by Financial Times.
Private Villa Fazenda Catuçaba São Paulo boutique hotel
Fazenda Catuçaba is a true rural idyll situated amongst the rolling hills in the countryside 30 minutes from the historical town of São Luiz do Paraitinga.
Only 10 rooms and two private villas, one by waterfall and the other by a magnificent lake ensure exclusivity and the best service, with total privacy and the comfort of your own house.
The property's 450 hectares include an operational organic farm, rivers, lakes and expansive views from the mountaintops. The traditional 1850s casarão (main house) is the hotel's centerpiece and retains its cosines and charm.
Fazenda Catuçaba offers homegrown, sustainable food from the farm, including coffee and cachaça. This is a place to enjoy the rich local culture and to hike or to ride with horses to the stunning nearby valleys bordering the State Park of Serra do Mar.
It is a popular venue for:
- Board of Directors meetings
- Leadership meetings
- Horse crossing groups
- Yoga retreats
- Culinary workshops
- Artist residence
- Family reunions
Abracadabra Búzios beach resorts
Abracadabra is an exclusive, unique and trendy hotel, situated in the hip Bay of Buzios, 180 km from Rio de Janeiro.
Only minutes away from the heart of town, nestling on the hillside, it offers an idyllic and breathtaking sea view. Here the accent is on the aesthetic harmony, stunning natural setting and excellent service. It's a perfect place for today's discerning traveller who seeks for an unforgettable experience.
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Rocka Beach Lounge & Restaurant Búzios restaurants
Rocka, an exclusive Beach Lounge & Restaurant located in Brava Beach, is one of the most pristine sites in Búzios.
Only a five minute drive from the premises, spend a day at the beach with an incredible setting, relaxing music and typical seaside delicacies of a worldwide renowned cuisine. Private seaside beds and excellence service makes for an unforgettable experience.
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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.