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Latest newsActivities such as parks and ferris wheels help boost tourism, recover the economy and generate jobs and income for the population

By Vanessa Castro

Brazilian tourism shows economic attractiveness even in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Entrepreneurs continue to make millionaire investments in the country, such as water parks, ferris wheels and resorts, generating jobs and income for the population and diversifying the tourist offer in Brazil. Several of these attractions are scheduled to be inaugurated by 2023 and may contribute to a breath of the sector affected by the crisis. For the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, this scenario reflects the Federal Government’s efforts to provide conditions for the sector to recover from the crisis , improving the business environment and stimulating the attraction of investments. “We always work for a more competitive business environment, with more partnerships and tourist offer. We even created a new National Secretariat for Attracting Investments, Partnerships and Concessions from the Ministry of Tourism to support the development of the country and the generation of jobs and income ”, said the minister. the ferris wheel FG Big Wheel, on the edge of Balneário Camboriú (SC). The new tourist spot will provide a panoramic view of the Santa Catarina sea at 82 meters above sea level and should receive between 450 and 600 thousand visitors a year. “FG BIG WHEEL will be a cultural facility that will further project the city as a tourist destination. A new postcard, just like it happened in the biggest tourist destinations in the world, such as London, Las Vegas, Chicago and Hong Kong ”, highlights Altevir Baron, director of Market and Marketing at FG Empreendimentos.

In the photo, the FG BIG WHEEL project, in Balneário Camboriú (SC), which should receive up to 600 thousand visitors a year. Credit: Disclosure São Paulo will also host one of the largest ferris wheels in Latin America. At 90 meters high, the attraction will be located within the Cândido Portinari Park, on the banks of the Pinheiros River. The tourist spot will have 42 air-conditioned cabins, a 360º panoramic view, as well as a convenience area. The project is scheduled to be inaugurated by the end of 2021. In November, the construction of another ferris wheel will begin in the South region. The attraction, located in Foz do Iguaçu (PR), is expected to be inaugurated next year and it is managed by Gramado Parks, also responsible for Rio Star, in Rio de Janeiro. The group also plans to build four more similar attractions by 2023, as well as two water parks and two resorts, located in Gramado (RS) and Praia dos Carneiros (PE). The construction of the complex on the Pernambuco beach of Carneiros will with an investment of R $ 380 million and will generate 1,600 direct and indirect jobs. The park is expected to start operating in 2022 with the expectation of receiving around 300 thousand visitors in the first 12 months of the opening.

New resort in Praia dos Carneiros (PE) foresees the creation of 600 direct and indirect jobs. Credit: Gramado ParksIn the coming years, Brazil should further advance in the field of water parks and resorts. In addition to the already consolidated Thermas dos Laranjais (SP), Beach Park (CE), Hot Park (GO), among others, the country now has the newly opened Pratagy Acqua Park, in Maceió (AL), which received about R $ 35 million in investments. In Andradina, a city near the border of São Paulo and Mato Grosso do Sul, construction of the Acqualinda park and resort is underway, which has a total area of ​​371 thousand square meters and has an investment of R $ 500 millions. The expectation is that, after the opening, scheduled for next year, the new attraction will create 2 thousand direct and indirect jobs.

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