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It's a Great Time To Visit Brazil!
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Salvador, Bahia
Once the second-most important city of the Portuguese Empire, Salvador is still a beautiful and thriving metropolis. Exciting festivals, Historic architecture and great beaches make Salvador worthy of a spot on your short list. Great places for your next event are:
Grand Palladium
This resort is an excellent choice for holding large corporate events and incentive groups. Located in the Natural Reserve of Imbassai, with 4 miles of fine sandy beaches, it is just 36 miles from Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport. It is an All-Inclusive format offering all meals, drinks, snacks, activities and entertainment, all in a remote, natural setting with monkeys and exotic birds for neighbors. It offers meeting space for up to 400 people in its modern conference area.
The Iberostar Bahia

An all-inclusive 5-star hotel, it is a perfect choice for a well-deserved vacation. A jewel of nature, it is located right on one of the best beaches in Brazil and is an ideal place to discover reefs and to spot humpback whales and sea turtles. On the business side, the Castro Alves Convention Center has 13 rooms and halls which can accommodate from 8 to 1800 people. All accommodations are spacious, comfortable and well-equipped down to the last detail. Golf lovers will also enjoy the immaculate 9-hole golf course.
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The World Cup, the world's greatest sporting event, has left a lasting legacy in Brazil. Although Brazil did not take the cup home, the country is benefitting from great new stadiums, improved infrastructure, greater security, and more hotels that are ready to accommodate International travelers and large groups. This all adds up to make Brazil a destination to be reckoned with in the Meetings and Incentives Industry. Consider these great destinations in Brazil for your next group event.


After world-reknowned design and building projects by Oscar Niemeyer and Lucio Costa, Brasilia is now Brazil's capital, a thriving metropolis with 2.5 million residents and is a great place to do business. Here are some of the best reasons to bring your next event to Brasilia:  


  • HOTEL MELIA: (pictured above) A great place for business or pleasure in the center of the capital. 
  • WINDSOR BRASILIA HOTEL: In a great location near the Federal Congress, with 150 modern rooms and meeting space for 250 people.
  • HOTEL ROYAL TULIP ALVORADA - Superb accommodations less than 10 minutes from the commercial center of Brasilia, 20 minutes from the international airport and 5 minutes from the esplanade of ministries.

Restaurants and Bars:

  • DUDU CAMARGO BAR E RESTAURANTE - Perfect for celebrating special occasions
  • COCO BAMBU RESTAURANTE - Capacity for 800 people, and a cellar with 1000 bottles of wine
  • PORC√O BRASILIA - Room for 850 guests with a beautiful view of Lake ParanoŠ,
  • VELVET PUB:  The nearest pub to the hotel sector and just 1 mile from the National Stadium.
  • NOIR CLUB: A cool and sophisticated club, offering a very exclusive experience.
Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo overwhelms the senses with its sheer size. The world's third largest city and the largest in South America, there is no shortage of great things to see, do, eat and enjoy. For business meetings, take your pick of the 5-star hotels and conferences centers in the thriving financial district. For relaxation, enjoy gorgeous beaches, world class museums, multicultural dining, sports, architecture and big name concert performances. Here are some of our favorites:
5 Star Hotels: 

On Avenida Paulista, one of the most famous streets in Brazil, you will find the MeliŠ Paulista Hotel. As well as being located in Brazil's main business district, it is also close to all kinds of shops and leisure facilities. Its 398 rooms are located in a beautiful 23-storey building with views of the center of Sao Paulo. 


Ideal for national and international business travelers, the hi-tech Pullman Hotel Ibirapuera is a great venue for medium and large meetings and motivational events. Located in the best region in town, the Pullman puts you close to Sao Paulo's most important park, and the best museums in the culturally rich city. 



  • City Center Walking Tour
  • Museums: MASP, MAM, Museum of Sacred Art and the Paulista Museum
  • Banespa skyscraper and observation deck
  • Ibirapuera  Park - 21 million square feet of green space in the sprawling city 
Rio de Janeiro
If Rio de Janeiro can host the World Cup Finals, the world's largest party (Carnival), and the 2016 Summer Olympics, rest assured that it can do a great job handling your next corporate event. With its spectacular natural beauty, modern sophistication and contagious sense of fun, Rio dazzles in every way possible. Great hotels include:

Copacabana Palace Hotel-
This glamorous landmark has been welcoming the rich and famous since 1923. In a unique setting combining a beautiful beach with the bright lights of the city, it is often called the best place to stay in Rio. It offers one of the city's most attractive swimming pools, extensive meeting space, a modern fitness center and beach service.
Windsor Hotels - This luxury chain has all of the best locations in Rio covered. From the Windsor Asturius and the Windsor Guanabana in the downtown area, to Copacabana's Windsor Atlantica and Windsor Excelsior, you can count on finding comfort, quality and great service.
Fasano Hotel - Located at one of Rio's most desirable addresses in the heart of Ipanema, guests will love the exclusive rooftop pool deck, fine dining and cocktails, and breath-taking views. Business travelers will enjoy the fully equipped Business Center and meeting space for 150 people.  
As for activities, there may not be another city in the world that offers so much to do, so we'll leave it up to your imagination. And if you need any suggestions, we are just a call or a click away.

Whether it's in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo or any of our more than 40 fantastic destinations, we look forward to working with you to make your next Group Travel event a truly memorable experience. 





Jose Manuel Garcia
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