Amadeus reports strong interest for travels to Brazil following visa restriction elimination

    IATA country director Brazil Dany Oliveira, via his personal LinkedIn account, announced (13-Apr-2019) that Amadeus data suggest that foreigners’ interest in knowing Brazil is continuously increasing after the elimination of visa requirements. US bookings for Jun-2019 increased by 53% year-on-year while Jul-2019 increased by 97%. Canada bookings increased by 86% for Jun-2019 and 135% for Aug-2019. As previously reported by CAPA, the Brazilian Government issued a decree which eliminates the need for visas for citizens from AustraliaCanadaJapan and US.