The expectation was to reach 100% hotel occupancy on New Year’s Eve, it was not possible, but Rio reached excellent numbers. As informed by Alfredo Lopes, president of Hotels Rio, the turn of the year registered an average occupancy of 95.91% in hotels in the Capital Fluminense.
On Copacabana beach, the most popular spot for tourists and locals, there were 16 uninterrupted minutes of fireworks from midnight onwards. There were ten rafts anchored nearby with 14 tons of explosives.
It is noteworthy that time did not collaborate so much for the bash. The capital and much of the state of Rio registered rain during the turnaround.
After fully feeling the impact of the pandemic, the tourism trader in the city of Rio de Janeiro is experiencing a climate of optimism for the rest of the summer. The bar and restaurant branch also celebrates the arrival of visitors after the damage felt in the pandemic.