Together for the Responsible Tourism in Brazil

MUDA! collective wants to include Responsible Tourism in the international agenda and promotion of Brazil   Vivejar and five other Brazilian tourism companies decided to join forces to support responsible tourism in Brazil, betting in the power of collaboration and association. Together, Estação Gabiraba, Inverted America Travel, Uakari Lodge, Tropical Tree Climbing, Turismo Consciente and…

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Why I believe tourism can empower women?

Check out the article of the founder of Vivejar, Marianne Costa, published on March 8th, Women’s International Day, at Folha de S. Paulo Online. Why I believe tourism can empower women? It is almost like asking myself why I do what I do today. Like every human person (mainly women) I already asked myself if I’m…

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What is Sustainable Tourism and why should I care?

What is Sustainable Tourism? Well, let’s start with mass tourism. Mass tourism is usually characterized as a large-scale and relatively low-cost form of tourism for low and middle-income individuals, often sold as a package deal or an “all-inclusive” type holiday. In short a type of commodified tourism. Mass tourism owes its existence to mainly two…

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Should you visit Brazil?

Should you visit Brazil? One of Planet Earth’s most fascinating places, Brazil is definitely South America’s giant and yet remains one of the least visited countries in the region. It has been continuously portrayed through the media as a dangerous country, known for its violence, drug lords, murder rate and highly perilous favelas. However, many…

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How can I be a more sustainable traveller?

Sustainable travel has become quite the buzzword in the last couple of years. So much so that the United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. But what is sustainable tourism and how can you become a sustainable traveller?   The term “sustainable tourism” can be used interchangeably with ecotourism, community-based…

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