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%.
Ceará has broken the Guinness World Record by having 596 kite surfers in the clear water of the Atlantic coast at the same time over a 2 km route.
The economy of Ceará grew at twice the national rate in the second quarter of 2019. The gross domestic product (GDP) of Ceará, between April and June this year, closed at 2.08%. Which shows an increase compared to the same period last year.
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.
There is more good news for Ceará. Not only aspects such as tourism or economy are improving. Unemployment in Ceará has decreased drastically over the last years.
Ceará’s economy carries on growing in 2019. Here is an overview of what and why economy improves in Ceará surpassing the national average.
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.
Figures released on the 15th of May, show that rental prices have gone over experts’ expectations, as well as over the predicted inflation from January to April in 2019. In the first four weeks, the average rent cost has risen 2,5%. The increase hasn’t only been seen in the price but also in the number of rentals.
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.