Brazilian tourism has always relied heavily on the domestic market, but this dependence is set to increase in the short term since international travel is at a standstill. Analysts believe staycations and Brazilian holidaymakers will be the mainstays of the sector over the few months.
On the coast, the average hotel occupancy is 91.4%. The carnival holiday is expected to generate an income of around R $ 480 million in the State of Ceará. The Coral Resort is located in Ceará where we offer different investment opportunities.
There were 97.1 million passengers registered last year. These figures show a tourism increase of 1.8% according to the National Civil Aviation Agency. Also, Anac data showed that the state of Ceará received 129,400 international visitors in the first half of 2019.
Brazil stopped tourist visa requirement for United States, Canada, Japan and Australia visitors that travel to Brazil. They are aiming to do the same with India and China to keep boosting tourism. The state of Ceará is also experiencing a tourism boost where The Coral is located.
Ceará is once again the fastest growing state in terms of international tourists. According to data from the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), from January to August 2019, Ceará increased foreign visitors coming to the state using direct flights by 74%.
The Fortaleza Airport increased by 99% the number of foreigners in the first half of this year. There have been 129.400 visitors only counting direct international flights. Pernambuco ranks second with 118.900, and Bahia in third place with 115,000 tourists.
According to the Brazilian Institute of Research Services Monthly Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the State was the fastest growing in the whole country in volume of tourist activities. Figures show an increase of 9.9%, a rate almost three times higher than the average of Brazil in the first half.
Tourism growth in Ceará is surprising. From January to May in 2019, there has been a raise of 12,2% in landings and departures in Fortaleza airport.
Good news for Ceará as the Ministry of Tourism, Sebrae and Embratur are launching a new program to benefit the tourism sector.