1 Rio de Janeiro Brazil
2 RIO DE JANEIRO The City Size: Km 2 Population: 7 million people Cosmopolitan city Beautiful nature with the biggest urban forest in the world, 2 bays, lagoons, 90 Km of beaches and mountains Climate - mostly sunny, temperature ranging from 27ºC / 80ºF
3 RIO DE JANEIRO Infrastructure: About hotel rooms, facilities and services for meetings and events. Cultural capital of Brazil - museums, cultural centers, historical buildings, musical events, movies, theatres. Great choice of restaurants, shoppings, tourists sights
4 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION Large Bus Service linking all areas of the city Metro/Subway 42 Km and 2 lines linking Ipanema, Copacabana, Downtown and the North Zone Taxis cars all over the city
5 RIO DE JANEIRO Access Rio de Janeiro International Airport - Galeão / Antonio Carlos Jobim 20 minutes from main hotels in the South Zone by the express way Linha Vermelha (Red Line) 38 minutes from Riocentro - the largest Convention Center in Latin America in the West Zone - Barra da Tijuca - by the express way Linha Amarela (Yellow Line) Transportation - air conditioned bus, taxi, shuttle bus
6 RIO DE JANEIRO Access Rio de Janeiro International Airport - Galeão / Antonio Carlos Jobim Rio is linked to airports in more than 80 countries Capacity: 15 million passengers per year /520 flights per day Gates: 12 Terminal: 2 Enlargement investment: R$ ,00
7 RIO DE JANEIRO Access Rio de Janeiro International Airport - Galeão / Antonio Carlos Jobim 26 international and national airlines link Rio de Janeiro to the main capitals in the world: Aerolineas Argentinas Delta Airlines Pluna Air France Gol TAAG American Airlines Iberia TACA Avianca KLM TAM Azul Lan Chile TAP British Airways Lufthansa United Airlines Continental Airlines Webjet US Airways Copa Airlines Pantanal Alitalia Emirates
8 Total: Air Company Weekly Frequency Arriva l Departure Aerolineas Argentinas Buenos Aires Air France Paris Alitalia 3 3 Rome INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS - RIO DE JANEIRO* American Airlines Dallas, Miami and New York British Airways 3 3 London Continental Airlines 7 7 Houston Copa Airlines Panama City Delta Airlines 7 7 Atlanta Emirates 7 7 Dubai Cities Gol Aruba, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Caracas, Cordoba and Punta Cana Iberia 6 6 Madrid KLM 3 3 Amsterdan LAN Chile Santiago Lufthansa 5 5 Frankfurt Pluna Montevideo TAAG Airlines 3 3 Luanda TACA Peru 7 7 Lima TAM TAP Lisbon and Porto United Airlines 7 7 Washington US Airways 7 7 Charlotte Asunción, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Frankfurt, London, Miami, New York, Paris and Santiago
9 RIO DE JANEIRO Visa Visa to Brazil is not required for citizens of the following countries Argentina Honduras Poland Austria Hungary Portugal Belgium Iceland San Marino Bolivia Ireland Slovakia Bulgaria Israel Slovenia Chile Italy South Africa Colombia Luxemburg South Korea Costa Rica Macao Spain Croatia Malta Suriname Czech Republic Monaco Sweden Denmark Morocco Switzerland Ecuador Netherland Thailand Finland New Zealand Trinidad & Tobago France Norway Tunisia Germany Paraguay Turkey Great Britain Peru Uruguay Greece Philippines Vatican Brazil has diplomatic representation in several countries in all continents around the world.
10 RIO DE JANEIRO Access Domestic Airport Santos Dumont Located downtown 10 minutes to the South Zone and main hotels Capacity: Gates: 6 Terminal: 2 Airlines: 5 million passengers per year 273 flights per day 6 national airlines
11 Company DOMESTIC FLIGHTS - RIO DE JANEIRO (GALEÃO AND SANTOS DUMONT)* Weekly Frequency Arrivals Departures Avianca Cities São Paulo (Guarulhos), São Paulo ( Congonhas), Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Aracajú and Florianópolis Azul Gol Campinas, Belo Horizonte, Goiânia, Cuiabá, Fortaleza, Campo Grande, Recife, Porto Alegre, Navegantes, Salvador, Belém, Manaus and Joinville São Paulo (Congonhas), Brasília, Vitória, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Foz do Iguaçu, Manaus, Boa Vista, Salvador, Teresina, Aracaju, Recife, Porto Alegre, São Paulo (Guarulhos), Londrina, Navegantes, Campinas, Fortaleza, Juazeiro do Norte, Belém, Campina Grande, Florianópolis, Natal, João Pessoa, Goiânia, Macapá, Maringá, Maceió, São Luís and Uberlândia Pantanal 6 6 São Paulo (Congonhas) Passaredo Ribeirão Preto, São José do Rio Preto, Goiânia and Uberlândia Tam São Paulo (Congonhas), Florianópolis, Porto Alegre, Brasília, Recife, São Paulo (Guarulhos), Curitiba, Fortaleza, São Luís, Salvador, Belém, Belo Horizonte, Ilhéus, Natal, Foz do Iguaçu, Vitória, João Pessoa, Manaus, Maceió, Campinas, Teresina, Petrolina, Porto Seguro and Aracaju Team Macaé and Campos dos Goytacazes Trip Curitiba, Londrina, Cuiabá, Belo Horizonte, Recife, Fernando de Noronha, Vitória, Macaé, Campos dos Goytacazes, Goiânia, Palmas, São José dos Campos, Varginha, São José do Rio Preto, Araçatuba, Campo Grande, Porto Seguro, Salvador, Juiz de Fora, Belo Horizonte (Pampulha) and São João del Rei Webjet Florianópolis, Porto Alegre, Uberlândia, Salvador, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, Recife, Foz do Iguaçu, Fortaleza, Natal, Ribeirão Preto, Brasília, Navegantes, Goiânia, São Paulo (Congonhas) and São Paulo (Guarulhos) Total:
12 Some important events in Rio de Janeiro United Nations Conference for Environment and Development - Rio 92 Date: 1992 Nr. of participants: th World Congress of Cardiology Date: 1998 Nr. of participants: Americas Telecom Rio 2000 Date: 2000 Nr. of participants: th World Petroleum Congress and Rio Oil & Gas Date: 2002 Nr. of participants:
13 Some important events in Rio de Janeiro World Congress of Nephrology Date: 2007 Nr. of participants: th International Congress of Endocrinology Date: 2008 Nr. of participants: Soccerex Global Convention Date: 2011 Nr. of participants: World Congress of Neuroscience Date: 2015 Nr. of participants: Olympic Games 2016 Date: 2016 Nr. of participants:
14 Hotels in Rio de Janeiro Fotos: RCVB - Hotéis
15 HOTELS Rio de Janeiro has today about hotel rooms in various categories Many hotels have convention centers with meeting facilities for up people
16 HOTELS Hotels: (City) Nr. Class 14 * * * * * 48 * * * * 53 * * * 34 * * 14 * Other Accommodations: 22 residencial flats 33 (hostels, Inns, etc) Total rooms: around
17 SECURITY Joint Committee of Tourist Security composed of: - Military Police Force - Civil Police Force - Municipal Guard - Fire Department - Municipal Tourist Office - State Tourist Office - Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau - Brazilian Association of Travel Agents - Brazilian Assoc. of Professional Congress Organizer Companies - Others
18 STATISTICS According to ICCA - International Congress and Convention Association, Rio de Janeiro has been ranked 1 st in the Americas for eight years and among the top twenty in the world in the last twenty years. ICCA - association based in Amsterdam that has the most complete data bank of international meetings in the world.
19 Rio: Nature, Beaches & Culture Fotos: Riotur e RCVB
20 RIO DE JANEIRO Why hold your event in Rio de Janeiro? 1 Easy access, by land or air; 2 Highly specialized infra-structure; 3 Proximity of hotels to attractions and event centers; 4 Varied lodging facilities - 28 thousand rooms; 5 Variety of venues including city's beauty spots; 6 - Riocentro - largest convention center in Latin America; 7 Professional expertise of international standard;
21 RIO DE JANEIRO 8 Cultural wealth - unforgettable experiences; 9 Natural beauties that make every event unique; 10 Technology and modernity of a metropolitan city; 11 Friendly people - most hospitable in the world; 12 The best of Brazilian and international cuisine; 13 International infra-structure, great accommodations and a distinctive service. 14 Attractive and exciting, creating all the requirements for your event to be a box-office success.
22 RIO DE JANEIRO - CULTURE Carnival: the greatest show on earth New Year s Eve: fantastic fireworks and music on the beaches Cultural heart of the country capital of Brazil for 200 years Rich historic center Museums: rich collections and special international exhibits Modern architectural landmarks Film, fashion, theater, dance festivals Open air free concerts of national and international major artists Wonderful Opera House Municipal Theater
23 RIO DE JANEIRO LEISURE AND SPORT Corcovado Mountain and Statue of Christ the Redeemer: one of the New Seven Wonders of the World tours by train Tijuca Forest: the largest urban forest in the world in the hart of the city - tours by jeep Sugar Loaf: cable car linking two mountains amazing view Environmental reserves and waterfalls Host of 2007 Pan American Games improvement of the city s infrastructure for sports Sun, beaches and lots of sports. Bike and jogging track all through the city
24 SURROUNDINGS OF RIO Variety of choices in neighboring cities: Buzios with paradise beaches, rustic decorated guest houses and a sophisticated nightlife; Angra dos Reis, surrounded by 365 islands; Paraty, a national heritage for its colonial architecture; Teresópolis, Friburgo and Petrópolis with cool climate by the mountains and its historical Palace now an Imperial Museum.
25 SURROUNDINGS OF RIO Angra Paraty Petrópolis Búzios Further information:
26 Rio de Janeiro The Marvelous City
27 Possible venue: Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgioes Convention Center Rua Visconde Silva, 52 - Botafogo - Rio de Janeiro
28 Expected attendance: 500 rate for Brazilians $180/Non-Brazilians: higher sample conferences at this Convention centre: CATEGORIA ATÉ 21/9 NO LOCAL Médico Sócio* R$ 180,00 R$ 200,00 Médico Não-Sócio R$ 200,00 R$ 220,00 Acadêmicos e Residentes** R$ 120,00 R$ 140,00 Fisioterapeutas e Enfermeiros** R$ 120,00 R$ 140,00