Ohio University’s journalism school students’ plans to travel with the United States soccer team to Brazil for the Football World Cup next year, writing regarding the team, might be a reality. Earlier on Monday, the E.W. Scrippps School of Journalism students learned about it and some of them tweeted about it. Two days later, many of them contacted United Stated Soccer Federation to begin asking questions.
On Wednesday, 20 farmers from Brazil went to 2 Kern County farms to learn more about the procedures and techniques of farming. The Brazilian farmers went in Los Angeles, California earlier on Monday. The farmers would travel the whole state till 4th September.
During their visit, the farmers went to 2 Mcfarland farms, including Famoso's Nut Company and a garlic farm that harvest almonds. They stated that they felt it was really important to go to these places as they wanted to know more regarding how Kern County farmers process and harvest their products.
Foreign tourists as well as Brazilians visiting all of Confederations Cup's 6 venues brought over £90 million to local economy following the fifteen day competition. Embratur made the calculation based on the number of visitors as well as the length of stay of every visitor in all the 6 cities which were hosting the games, and amount spent by the participating teams and visiting delegations.
The US Airways has registered a supplement to its 4th March application with United States Department of Transportation that inquired for the rights to operate daily throughout the year service between Brazil's Sao Paulo and the airline's hubs in Philadelphia and Charlotte, N.C.
Brazil is strengthening the number of plane slots and staff at their airports to make sure smooth travel for the rooters as well as the fans headed for the Confederations Cup, which is actually a dry run for the football World Cup in 2014, stated local authorities.
Air traffic will be a huge challenge during the football event that will start from 15th June and will go on till 30th June. According to reports, the authorities are expecting 335000 passengers to visit the 6 host cities including Sao Paulo, which is home to the nation's main international airport.
Brazil's business travel market will the travel market of the United Kingdom within 2 years if supply can cope, stated a Global Business Travel Association report. At present, Brazil is at number 8 spot in the global corporate travel rankings but, it will overtake countries like France, Italy and the United Kingdom by the year 2015. This year, spend in Brazil is set to reach US$ 34.5 billion, an increase of 14.3 percent. The bulk of this, US$ 27 billion, is spent on local travel, but the increase rate of international outbound travel, at twenty percent previous year, is outstripping this.
Yoani Sanchez, the Cuban dissident blogger, traveled to Brazil on Sunday. This is the start of a long travel which will see in several countries in the recent few weeks. Thirty seven year old Sanchez is a well known critic of Raul Castro, the President of Cuba. Foe so long time she has been denied the white card - the exit permit to leave the country. The award winning blogger had got many invitations from many countries earlier.
A huge mass of Soka University students will visit Brazil next month to see what will happen when they will provide the rural Brazilian teenagers the opportunity to stand behind a lens. A group of 12 students along with their guide and Professor Ian Read will travel for 12 hours on the rural highways to reach the impoverished town of Vale do Jeguitinhonha in the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern part of Brazil.
Sir Michael Palin, the well known glove trotter a celebrated travel writer, is still very passionate to explore the world as he was earlier. He still possesses the energy to enjoy his life. Recently, he finished a book as well as a television series called Brazil, which is about his travel experiences in South America’s biggest country. Even after globetrotting for years, he is still hungry for more adventure.
The deal between Brazil and the European Union on short stay visa release for the European Union citizens has not started as it was planned earlier on 1st October, 2012. Since the release has not started, the foreign ministry has asked all the travelers, who were hatching a plan to go to Brazil, to contact the nearby Brazilian Embassy to get the necessary visa. The nearby Brazilian embassy, which is located nearby is in Sweden.