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2010-07-12 08:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Johannesburg, a new international tourism campaign was launched: "Brazil is calling you! Celebrate life here. Brazil. Sensational!" It consists of television spots, print ads, social media programs and more, with the objective of inviting the world to visit the country before it becomes the host of major world sporting events. The goal is to excite, encourage and motivate travelers to take their business or leisure trips to Brazil. The...

2010-06-24 08:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines, a member of the global oneworld® Alliance, has been awarded by the United States Department of Transportation rights to fly 11 new flights per week between the United States and Brazil beginning Nov. 18. "Brazil is an ever-expanding South American market, and we thank the U.S. Department of Transportation for granting American the authority to operate these new flights, including the only nonstop...

2010-06-04 06:30:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of living a fulfilling life is a theme that has launched many talk shows, best-selling books and fitness regiments. While navigating all this information may seem daunting, author Herbert Santos Silva makes it simple in his new book, "A Walk in the Garden of Wisdom: Intuitive Reflections" (published by AuthorHouse). "A Walk in the Garden of Wisdom: Intuitive Reflections" is a collection of Silva's reflections on wisdom, values and...

2010-03-03 13:28:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In its latest move to increase engagement with the global public and promote democratic access to information, the federal government of Brazil today launched 'Portal Brasil' (www.brasil.gov.br) -- the new official website of the Brazilian State. "The world has entered a new era of open, interactive, real-time communication and with the launch of Brazil.gov.br, Brazil is ready to harness the opportunities presented by digital media to apply...

2009-12-16 09:21:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Major global sporting events provide unique tourism opportunities for host destinations. And, as host to both the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil is in a distinct position to achieve new heights in its efforts to promote tourism to a global audience as a leading South American and emerging world destination. The Brazilian Ministry of Tourism, through EMBRATUR, today unveiled its Plano Aquarela 2020 to key public and private...

2009-09-01 06:00:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Tourism Board (EMBRATUR) launched the second phase of its "Brazil Sensational" advertising campaign with a total renovation of the Web site http://www.brasilnetwork.tur.br. Significantly marked by digital media presence, this phase boasts an online media investment increased by more than ten percent as compared to the campaigns' first phase and represents nearly 30 percent of the U.S. advertising spend of $13 million. EMBRATUR...

2009-06-24 08:00:00

- 'Invest in Brasil' Conference to highlight Brazil as a great place to invest in technology. The conference will focus on information technology, outsourcing, semiconductors, and electronic displays. NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Investing in Brazil is a hot topic for North American investors. Following two events on the infrastructure sector earlier this year, the "Invest in Brasil" conference will bring together business people, investors, and decision-makers to present and discuss...

2009-04-30 07:41:00

SAO PAULO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (Bovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), Brazil's low-cost airline, announces that it has received approval from Anac, the Brazilian civil aviation authority, to operate regular flights from Santos Dumont airport (Rio de Janeiro) to Belo Horizonte (Confins airport), Brasilia and Vitoria. Flights to Vitoria have begun with five daily frequencies, three of which operate Monday through Saturday, two other frequencies...

2009-03-09 11:29:00

ATLANTA, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it will begin nonstop service between Atlanta and Brasilia, Brazil on Dec. 17, 2009.* Delta will be the only U.S. airline to fly nonstop to Brasilia, Brazil's capital city, increasing to six the number of cities served by Delta in the country. Delta has offered service between Atlanta and Sao Paulo for more than ten years, and has continued expanding throughout the years with nonstop flights between...

2009-02-24 01:00:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, February 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary ARCADIS Logos, will support the Federal District Government (FDTS) of Brasilia with an ambitious program to improve public transportation in the spacious capital city of the country. An important aspect of the program is the integration of bus and metro systems. ARCADIS...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.