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  1. Rio Olympics end recruitment of volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Organizers of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have closed recruitment for volunteers, registering 242,757 applicants for 70,000 unpaid positions " 45,000 for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics. Organizers said volunteers came from all of Brazil's 26 states, the federal district of Brasilia, and 192 countries.

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  2. Rio Olympics end recruitment of volunteersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Washington Times

    Organizers of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have closed recruitment for volunteers, registering 242,757 applicants for 70,000 unpaid positions - 45,000 for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics. Organizers said volunteers came from all of Brazil's 26 states, the federal district of Brasilia, and 192 countries.

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  3. Brazil Tourism Report Q1 2015: New research report available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PR-inside.com

    However, key challenges for the tourism industry in 2015 include the recession in Brazil and the likely slowdown in tourist arrivals from Argentina. The Brazil Tourism Report examines the significant long-term potential being offered by the local tourism industry, especially as the country will host the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

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  4. Hyatt Place Sorocaba and Hyatt Place Macae to Open 2017 in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hotel News Resource

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation and FSA Group S.A. announced today that joint venture entities formed by Hyatt affiliates and FSA Group have entered into agreements to purchase two sites in Brazil to develop Hyatt Place Sorocaba and Hyatt Place MacaA . Hyatt Hotels Corporation and FSA Group S.A. announced today that joint venture entities formed by Hyatt affiliates and FSA Group have entered into agreements to purchase two sites in Brazil to develop Hyatt Place Sorocaba and Hyatt Place Maca.

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  5. Air Canada Launches Year-Round Service to Rio De JaneiroRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Travel Industry Wire

    Three-times-weekly service is being operated with a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 24 International Business Class and 187 Economy seats. The flights will also be timed to offer convenient onward connections from RIOgaleao - Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim on Air Canada's interline partners.

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  6. Head over to Rio and go dancing on the sandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Sunday Herald

    Rio de Janeiro isn't called the Marvellous City for nothing. Dip into the carnival culture, soak up the colonial architecture and marvel at the wonders of nature, as toucans and capuchin monkeys make their home in mountain forests.

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  7. Museu da Mare Receives Government Protection in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Rio Times

    After facing closure earlier this year, the Museu da Mare was recognized as a tourist attraction by the state Department of Tourism of Rio de Janeiro. On Friday, December 12th, the museum received the title of Personality of the Year award granted in the 52nd edition of the Institute of Architects of Brazil .

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  8. A Trip to the Island Paradise of Ilha Grande in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Rio Times

    Just an around two hours drive and short boat trip from Rio de Janeiro away lies the island paradise of Ilha Grande . The "Big Island" has 193 square meters and attracts visitors with several sandy beaches, clear blue water and lush forests and a car-free town.

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  9. Explore Brazils Costa Verde on a Sea Kayaking Adventure with Tofino ExpeditionsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Digital Game Developer

    Tofino Expeditions has paddled all over the world and doesnt use the word perfect to describe destinations often; however, 150 miles west of Rio de Janeiro on Brazils southern coast, Costa Verde provides nearly perfect waters for fantastic sea kayaking adventures. Tofinos Brazil Sea Kayaking: The Costa Verde earned its place as a National Geographic Travelers 2012 50 Tours of a Lifetime and now adventurers have the opportunity to take a 2015 Spring Break trip like no other and experience this amazing place for themselves.

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  10. Explore Brazil's Costa Verde on a Sea Kayaking Adventure with Tofino ExpeditionsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | PRWeb

    Tofino Expeditions has paddled all over the world and doesn't use the word "perfect" to describe destinations often; however, 150 miles west of Rio de Janeiro on Brazil's southern coast, Costa Verde provides nearly perfect waters for fantastic sea kayaking adventures. Tofino's Brazil Sea Kayaking: The Costa Verde earned its place as a National Geographic Traveler's 2012 "50 Tours of a Lifetime" and now adventurers have the opportunity to take a 2015 Spring Break trip like no other and experience this amazing place for themselves.

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  11. Half-hour bus, train wait timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Red Eye Chicago

    Public transit riders in the Chicago area spend about a half-hour a day waiting for their trains and buses to arrive. And although it is perhaps the most frustrating part of the commute, it beats the average in other major U.S. cities, according to a survey released Tuesday.

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  12. Pele leaves hospital, says illness was a a scareaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | TheCourier.com

    Doctors said the 74-year-old Pele will continue his recovery process at home and will need to rest for about a week.

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  13. Hotel Urbano Launches Short-Term Rental Site With Installment Payment OptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Skift

    Hotel Urbano is now offering short-term rentals while Expedia is showing HomeAway's vacation rentals and Booking.com has lots of apartment hotels. Convergence extraordinaire.

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  14. Tastes of BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Madison Magazine

    It's amazing how even the most simple foods can take on an elevated status in the right hands. My family was fortunate to enjoy a two-week vacation to Brazil this past August to visit my sister and brother-in-law, who live in Rio de Janeiro.

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  15. Survey: Chicagoans wait half-hour daily for trains, buses, but could be worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Chicago Tribune

    A CTA Red Line train arrives at the 87th Street Station in Chicago in May 2013. Chicago transit riders face average daily half-hour wait for trains and buses, but at least they're not in LA.

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  16. Truce football match recreated by diplomats a century after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Western morning News

    British diplomats will host a series of football matches across the globe to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War Christmas truce on the Western Front. Staff at embassies, high commissions and consulates will stage the games as part of the Football Remembers campaign to mark the match played by British and German soldiers when they came together in 1914 in no-man's land.

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  17. Manitoba musician among finalists at huge international festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | My Manitoba.com

    Folklorama is pleased to announce Folklorama Talent musician and producer Marco Castillo is a finalist for the 2015 ViA a del Mar music festival in Chile. Held annually since 1960, this international song contest is one of the most important music festivals in Latin America, broadcast to over 100,000,000 viewers.

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  18. Samba beats, thunderous fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Telegraph

    Having been enchanted by Niagara and Victoria, Swati Agarwal is held in thrall by the Iguazu waterfalls on the Brazil-Argentina border Hundreds of waterfalls delighted the soul as I lay my eyes upon Iguazu. In fact, I heard the water thundering down before the falls, enveloped by mist, unveiled itself.

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  19. Chinese companies keen on Rio 2016 GamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Pattaya Mail

    Two of the world's largest scale and most multifaceted events - the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games -- are coming to Rio de Janeiro in less than two years. Rio 2016 procurement director Fernando Cotrim is responsible for developing the organizing committee's supply chain.

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  20. Women's teams compete for a spot in Olympic GamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Fiji Times

    WITH the 11 core teams now on the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in 2014-15 the level of competition should ratchet up another notch, particularly with the reward of a place at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro awaiting the top four sides in the standings. The top seven teams from 2013-14 - champions New Zealand, runners-up Australia, Canada, England, Russia, Spain and USA - will be joined by Fiji, France, China and South Africa, who secured core status by reaching the semi-finals of the qualifying tournament in Hong Kong in September.

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