Web Summit Rio should inject BRL 1.2 billion into Rio’s economy

Technology event to be held between 1st and 4th of May, at Riocentro

Rio de Janeiro will host, for the first time next May, the Web Summit, one of the world’s largest technology events, which should inject around BRL 1.2 billion into the economy of Rio de Janeiro over the next six years. The estimate is from a report elaborated by the Municipal Secretariat of Economic Development, Innovation and Simplification, in partnership with the city’s agency for promotion and attraction of investments (Invest.Rio).

Streets in Saara, Downtown Rio, will undergo modernization starting in April

More than BRL 24 million will be invested in urbanizing 16 streets of this traditional popular commercial area in the city. Interventions will take place over the course of two years.

Starting at the end of April, the streets of Saara, downtown Rio, will begin to get a new look. The municipal government will invest BRL 24.6 million in reurbanizing all 16 streets of Rio’s traditional popular commercial center. Improvements are planned to take place over the course of two years.

In a 36-hour itinerary, New York Times surrenders to Rio’s charms

For NYT, despite the hype about Copacabana and Ipanema, the Santa Teresa neighborhood deserves special attention from tourists

The American evening newspaper, The New York Times, published a story this Thursday (3/2) about what to do in Rio de Janeiro, described it as a city of breathtaking landscapes. In “36 hours in Rio de Janeiro,” the newspaper put together a weekend itinerary for visitors in the city, with wonderful tips, ranging from watching the sunset at Arpoador to others with a lower nature appeal, such as purchasing “exclusive quality gifts” at the Brazilian Craftsmanship Reference Center (CRAB).

Rio will host the Web Summit festival and wants to become a great capital of technology

In addition to presenting this vision to the world, the municipal government focuses on fomenting tourism during a low-season period: the month of May, when the event will be held at Riocentro

In May, the city of Rio de Janeiro will host the Web Summit 2023, one of the world’s largest technology events, and the municipal government sees that as an important step to turn the city into a great capital of technology, in addition to pushing the economy forward during a low season for tourism.