Brazilian tourism is enjoying one of its best years ever. After the successful Olympic Games in the summer, the country is experiencing a boom in visitor figures and spending. Government investment in infrastructure is paying off and everything points to an excellent 2016 for the sector.
Foreign investment in Ceará continues to pour in this year. The latest multinational drawn to the region by its strategic location is a Chinese-backed electrical company. This is the first of several planned investments and brings welcome capital and employment opportunities to the state.
Tourism in Fortaleza has started the year with higher visitor figures and increased hotel and holiday let occupancy. The recent carnival period was exceptionally good with 5.1 per cent more tourists choosing holidays in Fortaleza. The statistics augur well for 2016 generally, a year when thanks to the Rio Olympic Games Brazil will see its international profile enhanced. This latest article by BRIC Group explains more.
Fortaleza holiday lets feature in the top ten fastest-growing districts in Airbnb’s latest travel trends report. Ranked at number nine for most growth in booking interest during 2015, holiday lets in Fortaleza in Northeast Brazil rub shoulders with districts in well-known tourist hotspots in Buenos Aires, Melbourne, Seville and Dallas. This latest news piece from BRIC Group explains why.
Three large hotels in Fortaleza have recently opened to meet demand from increased tourism in the city, particularly in the business sector. One hotel is located near the highly successful Ceará Conference Centre and the other two in the vicinity of Praia do Futuro, one of the best beaches in Fortaleza. All three hotels have started the season with high occupancy rates as this latest BRIC Group news piece reports.
Buyer preferences for property in Fortaleza are changing. With better access to the city and growing affluence, buyers are moving away from apartments to houses. The desire for space, privacy and security has led many to turn their attention away from the city centre and look outside Fortaleza for property. This BRIC Group news piece explains why.
Fortaleza has been highlighted as one of the hot spots for a New Year’s Eve holiday in Brazil by the Brazilian Tourist Board. This reinforces the popularity of Fortaleza holidays among both foreigners and Brazilians themselves.
Recent awards for tourism in Brazil place Fortaleza at the top of the country for progress in competiveness. Fortaleza in the Northeast already stands out as one of the top places for a holiday in Brazil and this latest award reinforces its appeal.
Price rises for property in Fortaleza during Q3 this year were the second highest in the county and well above the inflation rate. Rental rates also rose in this Northeast Brazil capital where demand for property easily exceeds supply.
Ceará has come one step closer to its goal of becoming a hub for the Brazilian airline TAM. If successful in its bid, the economic benefits for Ceará will be huge. Some 35,000 jobs will be created and over R$9.9 billion injected into the state economy.