Carnival Numbers to Exceed One Million

Officials estimate that about one million tourists will visit RIO for this year’s Carnival Festival, February 5th through 9th.  2016 RIO Carnival boasts even more parades and blocos (parties) than last year and the Brazilian Hotel Industry Association in RIO has ensured that there will be more than one thousand more beds available than in 2015, to accommodate the increase in visitors.  Read on about how neither economic turmoil nor rising concerns about the Zika virus has dampened the RIO Carnival spirit!

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