Vivejar wins national tourism awards

We are happy and honoured to close this year with the achievement of two important national tourism awards, which we want to share with all our partners and friends from Brazil and abroad. On October 26, in Ilhabela, São Paulo, Vivejar was recognised as the best Travel Agency in Brazil by the Braztoa Sustainability Awards…

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A transformative experience in the Amazon

We never get tired of saying that every traveller needs to go to the Amazon once in a lifetime. The feeling of belonging to that immense tropical forest, surrounded by rivers, waters and freshwater beaches, is almost magical. But the experience gets even more enchanting when we have the opportunity get close to the traditional…

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Visiting an indigenous people requires humility

                                article written by Marianne Costa to Folha de S. Paulo newspaper Chief of a Xavante village, in Mato Grosso, explains that tourist visitation is part of their strategy   I have recently returned from a trip to the Xavante indigenous village Etenhiritipá, and that was one of the most beautiful and special experiences of…

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How to be a responsible traveller in Brazil?

Brazil is a country of continental dimensions, home to diverse cultures and people, incredible landscapes, extensive protected nature areas and, unfortunately, many social inequalities. Despite the size and diversity of attractions, we still receive few international visitors (6.5 million visited the country in 2017) and our internal tourism suffers from a lethargic economy. Since Brazil…

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Incentive travel with purpose: the new trend

For some time now companies have found that recognizing and rewarding employees with incentive travel can work much better than with cash rewards. A 2011 survey by Aberdeen Research has confirmed that organisations providing non-cash recognition perform better – they had a 9.6% year-on-year increase in corporate revenue compared to 3% of those that work…

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