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Source: Republic of Brazil 2
CHILDREN’S DAY With all biosafety care, families prioritize walks close to home and the tranquility of ecotourism
By Rafael Brais
Carol, Tatiana and Marcelo (from left to right) will prioritize places close to nature. Credit: personal archives With the gradual resumption of tourism in Brazil, many families are planning trips to take the little ones on Children’s Day (12.10). And, reinforcing the data recently released by the Waze application, the trend is that the resumption of tourism will go through domestic, short distance and nature trips. And, of course, the priority has been for places that adopt biosafety measures and respect health protocols, such as those established by the Responsible Tourism seal of the Ministry of Tourism. Waze numbers indicate preference for destinations close to home (64%) , which can be accessed by private vehicles (61%), 59% of which must avoid crowded locations. In addition, according to a survey by the Ipsos Institute, 40% of Brazilians would like to be informed about security measures against Covid-19 adopted by tourist services. Advertiser Carolina Torres has searched for places close to her home, with nature and prioritizing spaces open. She says she has taken care of social distance, use of masks and alcohol gel. “With that, we feel safe the few times we have gone out, as it is still a moment of caution,” he said. For Children’s Day, she is planning to take her daughter Malu (3) to two special places, both in Itu (SP). “Fazenda Cana Verde, a real farm, in activity, with animals and lots of space. And the Sítio Restaurante Von Strudel, which has delicious German food, in a well-kept place, with a playground, a pond with ducks and space for children ”, he detailed. travel with babies and children. “So important in this moment of so much deprivation for everyone, and also for children to have this direct contact with nature, discoveries, new experiences that are so important for their development and well-being”, he declared. Journalist Tatiana de Jesus found difficulties in finding available places for the child’s week at farm hotels in Minas Gerais. He ended up finding a summer camp in Ubatuba (SP), where he will take his children Lorena (10) and Caio (8). “In my family, we have the habit of making two trips a year with children in a place with recreation. With the pandemic, we ended up postponing the mid-year vacation planning ”, explained.Tatiana explains that the family chose Ubatuba to enjoy the child’s week and take a break from work and remote study. “For me, family travel is part of the children’s memory album and is fundamental for building the future citizen. These are moments that are kept forever, ”he said. “In 2020, this break in studies is more than necessary, a real gift for parents and children”, he commented. For the journalist, the establishments are prepared to receive tourists and the population is aware of the “new normal”. “Mask, gel alcohol and social distance”, he listed. FREEDOM – The musician Marcelo Correia will take advantage of the children’s month off to get out of the life of “prisoners in the apartment”, and seek more airy places and close to nature to take the daughter Liz (3). The destinations? A farm in the municipality of Miguel Pereira (RJ) and Fernando de Noronha (PE). “This type of trip brings children more freedom, provides greater contact with nature, in addition to having more space for activities,” he said. For him, biosafety measures are important, as well as the care taken by each family. “We think Noronha can be a safe place because it is a place with limited access”, he bet. SAFETY – Launched in June, the “Responsible Tourism – Clean and Safe” seal, made available by the Ministry of Tourism, seeks to help resume activities industry following biosafety requirements. (Access here) The agency published recommended health protocols for 15 segments that are part of the Register of Tourist Service Providers (Cadastur), in addition to a set of guidelines for visitors. Edition: Amanda Costa
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