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Source: Republic of Brazil 2
RETURN BY Amanda Costa
Aerial cable cars in Canela (RS) overlooking the Caracol Waterfall have already reopened. Credit: Renato Soares / MTurOctober arrived and with it the reopening of several tourist destinations around the country, of course respecting all the protocols of biosafety and social distance to protect against Covid-19. The resumption of tourist activities in the four corners of Brazil follows a series of safety measures, such as those established by the Responsible Tourism seal, developed by the Ministry of Tourism and validated by Anvisa. (RS) now open every day, from 9am to 5pm. There are three stations available at Parques da Serra Bondinhos Aéreos amid mountains and valleys, with a view, even, to one of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country: Cascata do Caracol, one of the most visited tourist spots in the region and the main attraction of the Park An important postcard of Brasília, the Pedalinho do Parque da Cidade (Parque da Cidade Dona Sarah Kubitschek), also reopened and innovated: by the end of the month it promotes events with music, cinema and theater on board giant buoys. animals anchored in the park’s pond. Those who live or visit the federal capital, starting this month, can also access another important tourist spot: the viewpoint of the Brasília TV Tower, which was closed for renovations. With free admission, it works from Thursday to Sunday, from 12 pm to 6 pm. The Laranjais Aquatic Park, in Olímpia (SP), also officially reopened to the public this month. There are more than 50 attractions offered, including swimming pools and water slides, following the care recommended by health authorities. The park operates daily from 9 am to 5 pm, limiting the public’s entrance to 40% of its capacity.One of the main destinations in the country when it comes to ecotourism and adventure tourism, the Jalapão State Park, in the state of Tocantins, was also reopened in October. Closed since March due to the pandemic, the reopening takes place after the adoption of security protocols to protect tourists. There are 34 thousand km² of landscape with a savanna climate, cut by rivers, streams and streams of transparent and drinking water. Chapadões, mountain ranges, dunes 40 meters high, springs, boulders and rock formations. Jalapão brings it all together. “The tourism sector has the support of the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, for the safe resumption of activities in compliance with health protocols. Thus, in a safe and responsible manner, the country’s postcards are able to reopen and serve the Brazilian people, moving the economy and contributing to the generation of jobs and the country’s recovery ”, declared the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio. CAMPAIGNS – The state of Amazonas, in turn, launched, this month, a digital campaign with promotional videos to publicize the state as a safe destination for Brazilian tourists and, why not, foreigners, in the post-pandemic period. The pieces make up the “Amazone-se” campaign for the resumption of local tourism and presents Brazilians and the world with the main tourist attractions in the state. Some of these destinations, even, are listed as national historical heritage, such as Teatro Amazonas, the Adolpho Lisboa market and Praça Dom Pedro II. The month of October also started with news for tourists looking for the beauties of Bahia. On World Tourism Day (27.09), the city of Salvador also launched the “Vem meu Amor” campaign to show that the Bahian capital has adopted health protocols and security measures against Covid-19 and that it is ready to receive tourists. The promotional video alternates scenes from some of the main tourist spots in the city, such as Pelourinho, and establishments demonstrating the adoption of health initiatives.SELO – Launched in June this year, the Responsible and Safe Tourism seal is one of the Ministry’s initiatives to encourage encouraging the resumption of activities in the country. The Responsible Tourism seal establishes good hygiene practices for each segment of tourism, from means of accommodation and restaurants to tourism agencies and event organizers. It is also an incentive for consumers to feel safe when traveling and visiting places that, reportedly, comply with specific Covid-19 prevention protocols, positioning Brazil as a safe and responsible destination. Currently, more than 22 thousand establishments have joined the initiative across the country.
Edition: Rafael Brais
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