Importance Of Tourism In Rio De Janeiro

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Register to read the introduction… Also 600,000 incoming tourists are forecasted, a sum that actually represents a 12 percent increase in foreign visitors to the country (De Nicola 2010).


Tourism as an activity in Rio de Janeiro is contextualized from the moment when the city becomes the capital of the country, at the time in which the imperial family takes up residence in the city. This takes place in the early nineteenth century, but there is great difficulty in obtaining materials that explain the evolutionary process of tourism due to the dissipation and closing of organizations with such historical materials.

The Portuguese court’s transference gained the city a boost in visitors but still Tourism planning came only in 1997 with the “Tourism Directive Plan”, a cooperative action between TurisRio and the Secretary of State Planning – Secplan”. This late commitment to a serious Tourism sector development may explain the matters we are going to discuss ahead in this
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Alongside the impoverished day laborers and seemingly destitute children, there is a growing club of IT engineers, artists and bohemians, whose presence has led some to describe this place as the “Shored itch of favelas”. De Cristo points out that a four-bedroom house (which, like most of the houses in favelas looks as though it has been cobbled together in a couple of days) is now 17 times more expensive than when the former owner sold it three years ago. And even for Beltrame’s well-laid plans, that is a problem. If the authorities do not follow up the largely successful security operation with schools, clinics and the asphalt roads enjoyed by the richer parts of Rio, the gangs will once again fill the void with rich people or not. So to say, the place is being sold out and the only investments in real progress it will see is when the place has been taken by a higher economic class whose wishes government

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