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Porto Bay Rio full list of best hotels in the world.

Porto Bay Rio Internacional The Porto Bay Rio Internacional, located on Copacabana Beach (RJ), was included in the "Expedia Insiders' Select List 2012", an annual ranking of the best hotels in the world defined by online travel agency Expedia. This is the fifth consecutive year that the hotel is on the list being selected based on over 500,000 reviews from travelers, the quality of service, value, and experience provided to the guest. This annual ranking is composed of a universe of 650 hotels available in Expedia and 150,000 affiliates. For more information visit

Porto Bay Rio Internacional

Avenida Atlântica, 1500 - Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro/RJ
+55 21 2546.8000

Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts opened its first unit in 1988 and eminently regional company, originally from Madeira, Porto Bay Group is currently an international hotel brand. Porto Bay promoted its expansion through a partnership established in 2007 with the Portuguese multinational Logoplaste, under which they have already been opened Porto Bay Rio Internacional (Rio de Janeiro), L'Hotel Porto Bay (São Paulo), Porto Bay Buzios (Rio de Janeiro) and the Porto Bay Falesia (Algarve), who joined the six hotels located on the island of Madeira.

Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts currently manages 10 units, 1343/4, in Funchal, in the Algarve, in Rio de Janeiro, Buzios, and São Paulo, a five-star boutique hotel.

Tickets Rail Europe to exploit to the maximum the German territory

From 22 September to 07 October happens Oktoberfest 2012, largest beer festival in the world, in Munich, Germany. This is the 179th edition of the event and, like every year, about 7 million people are expected to visit the city of just over 1.4 million inhabitants.

The period from September to October is not only excellent for traveling to Munich, but throughout the country. The temperatures range from 6 ° C to 13 ° C, when the Germans celebrate the arrival of autumn, enjoying the longer days, morning clear blue sky and huge green areas scattered throughout the cities.

For those who go to Oktoberfest and want to extend the tour of Germany, Rail Europe, world leader in the distribution and sale of tickets and passes for European trains, offers on its website ( a complete map with all options for locomotion by rail in the country and inform in real time, the availability of tickets for purchase online and travelers have the convenience of receiving them at home.

Among the options that Rail Europe offers to exploit the German territory, there is a German Rail Pass. With this ticket, you can make unlimited travel on the national rail network across the country, lasting for three to ten days in a month, consecutively or not, for seats in the first and second class.

The shipment can be marked preference for the city and the day and time available. Munich, for example, you can get straight to Frankfurt, then heading north of Germany, spend the day in Kassel and then go to Berlin with the same ticket.

For those who want to enjoy more vacation days, Rail Europe has also Extensão German Rail Pass, a ticket supplement offered in partnership with the company Deutsche Bahn (DB), which can be bought by the German Rail Pass and gives the customer the opportunity to go beyond the borders of Germany, and Brussels, Prague and other major cities of Austria and Italy, including Venice and Verona, aboard buses and trains operated by DB.

can be purchased on site from Rail Europe ( or network of exclusive agents of the company in Brazil (TT Carrier, TAM Viagens, CI, STB, MMT-Gapnet and CVC). In both channels, children 4 to 11 years to 25 years and young groups and families of at least two people have conditions on ticket prices.

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World leader in European Rail distribution, Rail Europe 4A is responsible for the promotion, distribution and sale of tickets and train tickets in over 45 countries in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Africa and South America (so called 4A ). The company Rail Europe is a joint venture between the French National Railway Lines (SNCF) and Swiss Federal Railway Lines (SBB).

The company carries venda Travel Routes 11 000 and 25 000 destinations in Europe, through agents or internet (configured in the language, currency and traveler's local services). Paramais information about the company and products or purchase debilhetes Rail Europe, consult a travel agent or visit

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Jobs at Beach House Maldives at Iruveli

Jobs at Beach House Maldives at Iruveli, hotels at the beach, a luxury hotel

Sitting on picturesque Iruveli island, the Beach House Maldives is surrounded by a colorful coral reef. The Beach House’s well-appointed villas, both beach and over water, enjoy the use of their own private pools, along with the services of a butler who will tend to guests’ every need.

Traditional Maldivian style is celebrated in architectural details from the open-air en-suite design to the thatched roofing. Gourmet meals, prepared by the Beach House’s international chef, are available at the resort’s delightful eateries – Medium-Rare, an international grill; and Saffron, serving Asian fusion fare – or can be enjoyed beachside or served on the romantic over-water pavilion.

The resort’s Spa is surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and features treatment rooms dotted intermittently throughout the dense foliage.

An emerald jewel in the turquoise Maldivian waters. Acres of luxuriant vegetation. Spectacular beaches tapering into an endless sandbank.

The resort has got the following vacancies and welcomes applicants applicants for the following posts.

Personnel Assistant to the GM

  • Chef de Partie
  • Demi chef di partie
  • Junior Sous chef
  • Villa host – Russian speaking
If you are experienced in a similar position of a luxury hotel or resort please apply by sending your CV at


Paradisus Punta Cana, Palma Real, Playa del Carmen offer luxury and romance for the perfect ceremony

Getting married on the beach is a relaxed and very popular option for newlyweds looking to combine beautiful scenery romanticism of the celebration of an important new stage of life. Located in beautiful natural paradises such as the Dominican Republic and Mexico, and enjoying good taste and sophistication, the resorts Paradisus Punta Cana and Paradisus Palma Real, Dominican Republic, and Paradisus Playa del Carmen, Mexico, offer options that meet ceremonies the wishes of the couple most demanding scenarios perfect for the occasion.

Paradisus Punta Cana - Dominic Republic

To facilitate all the planning of the ceremony, the Paradisus brand offers the services of Paradisus Romance, a team that takes care of all stages of the event, ensuring the bride and groom, family and friends the peace necessary for the big day. To ensure that each ceremony is unique, the resorts schedule only one wedding per day. There are four package options, each with a kind of ceremony, decor and amenities.

The package The Aqua is ideal for newlyweds who want a simple ceremony, intimate and elegant. It includes, in addition to space for the wedding celebration, a cocktail hour and reception for three hours of dinner, decorated with the best of Caribbean style. Among the goodies are offered the couple a room upgrade, hairstyle and makeup for the bride, may be scheduled to check out later, petals on the couple's bed, scented bubble bath, 15% discount on spa services, among other benefits. The package costs $ 5000, plus an additional fee of $ 100 per guest.

Package The Aqua - Dominic Republic

The Chill Out Chic is designed for modern couples who want to combine the traditions of amorous atmosphere with a chic and cheerful. White garden chairs and an elegant wooden cover part of the scenario of the event, while bamboo sticks lined with charming orchids adorn the aisle towards the altar, making the atmosphere romantic and perfect for the wedding. The couple is offered a special gift, and room upgrade (subject to availability of rooms), 15% discount on spa services, among others. The package costs USD3.500 plus an additional fee of $ 70 per guest..

Package The Chill Out Chic - Dominic Republic

As the name suggests, The Fantasy is the dream package, it transmits the sensation of an unconventional ceremony, since it has a modern cocktail party and a night, but with some touches of a traditional wedding. At the ceremony site's coverage of bamboo, which gives a rustic elegance to the environment, ivory and decorated with colorful bouquets of flowers, and floral embellishments that adorn the hallway, while the bride and groom walk down the aisle. After the ceremony, a cocktail is offered private, what sets this package who provide the typical dinner. This option costs USD1.500, with an additional fee of USD40 per guest.

Package The Fantasy - Dominic Republic

The Wish is for those seeking the perfect wedding celebration in an intimate setting. The package offers, besides a warm, personalized service, featuring an elegant gazebo to celebrate the couple's union, wrapped in magic and romantic atmosphere of Paradisus. To celebrate the wedding, after the ceremony, a dinner is served in one of the restaurants à la cartedos luxurious Paradisus resort brand. The newlyweds are offered special gifts like bottle of champagne for the wedding night, rose petals adorning the couple's bed and 10% discount on spa services.

The package The Wish is a courtesy to a maximum of six people, since the couple are staying in Royal Service suites or using the program or The Reserve Family Concierge, providing fully personalized treatment, with special attention to every need of the guests, for at least seven nights.

Package The Wish - Dominic Republic

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Mexican OlympusTours action expands and begins operations in Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, La Romana and Santo Domingo

Tourists visiting the Dominican Republic now have a new company receptive to disposal. Olympus Tours, one of the largest operators in the sector in Mexico, Award-winning Best International Terrestrial Operator in the years 2010 and 2011 and on the market for 18 years, internationally expanding its area of operation, rising to meet the most important tourist destinations Dominicans: Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, La Romana and Santo Domingo.

Olympus stake in the future of Caribbean tourism, investing resources to lead the Dominican Republic the level of excellence of the services provided in Mexico. The idea is to highlight the characteristics of Dominican and its people, combining the experience of the company to create a new standard in the sector of operations in the country.

Among the company's differentials are a receptive VIP service, held in luxurious vehicles that come with champagne to toast the arrival of tourists, wet towels, flowers and a surprise gift. The company also has a team of bilingual staff, and attention to customers 24 hours.

Ahead of operations in the Dominican Republic is Fabian Dominguez, who previously served in executive positions of Olympus Tours for more than five years. "Many of our customers have often asked about opening new destinations and many think they will be pleased to know that we're finally in the Dominican Republic," celebrates.

For more information, visit or send e-mail to, care of Alessandra Savoia (Olympus Tours representative in Brazil).

Zona Colonial - Santo Domingo
Zona Colonial - Santo Domingo

Aerial view of the beach of Punta Cana
Vista aérea da Praia de Punta Cana

Church of Altos de Chavon - La Romana
Igreja de Altos de Chavon - La Romana

Lifts Puerto Plata
Teleférico de Puerto Plata

Alcazar de Don Diego - Santo Domingo

Beach La Romana


With an investment of $ 4 million, space has capacity for 500 people

On 1 November, the luxury all inclusive resort Paradisus Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, will open a new restaurant Gabi, built on the beach of the resort. With an investment of $ 4 million, the space will have 2,500 square meters and capacity for 500 people. In total, the resort has 12 restaurants, with numerous choices of international cuisine.

With a tasty menu of contemporary international cuisine, the modern GABI offer choices of dishes that will satisfy the most demanding tastes, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner in a quiet environment.

According to Amelia Mejia, director of sales for Paradisus Punta Cana, the new restaurant will overlook the Caribbean Sea and the main pool, and dishes in a buffet and a la carte. "Our goal is to maintain the excellence that our guests already know and offer a new gastronomic option," he emphasizes.

Located on Bavaro Beach and 25 minutes away from Punta Cana International Airport, the resort has 424 rooms including 80 Royal Service suites, casino, spa, seven swimming pools and every comfort and refinement of the Paradisus brand.

Suíte Romance Ocean View (Royal Service)

Restaurante GABi Club - Paradisus Punta Cana Resort

Lobby - Paradisus Punta Cana Resort

Pool do Paradisus Punta Cana Resort

Suíte Luxury Jr - Paradisus Punta Cana Resort

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Neighboring country highlights opportunities in the sectors of coal, oil, IT, services and other

The Brazilian investor is currently one of the most targeted by Colombia. With a number of advantages such as exemption from income tax regime and Free Zones, the neighboring Brazilian companies seeking to settle in their territory and produce for the local and international markets, especially due to the agreements and FTAs with the United States, Mexico, Switzerland, Canada and other countries.

Today, Colombia is the second largest destination of FDI flows (foreign direct investment) in Brazil, according to figures from Proexport Colômbia, agency responsible for promoting investment, exports and international tourism.

These opportunities are mostly concentrated in the sectors of coal, oil and natural gas, metals, chemicals and plastics, especially in oil industries, metallurgical, petrochemical and toiletries and cosmetics.

However, there are other areas where potential has been identified as: BPO, software and IT services, capital funds and building materials.

Colombia has been highlighted in studies and international benchmarks as a strong country to do business. After the financial crisis, capital flows to emerging economies have increased overall, and Colombia has become the principal venue for global investors.

Colombia seeks investments of Brazilian entrepreneurs

Colombia seeks investments of Brazilian entrepreneurs

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Major international chains launch units and old houses are converted into boutique hotels

The hotel industry follows heated in Colombia and the city of Cartagena stands out in this scenario. Major international hotel chains are investing in the "Walled City", the first six months of 2012 has received over 100,000 visitors, according to figures from Proexport Colombia.

The Sheraton brand, the American chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has invested about $ 90 million in the Ocean Towers construction project that has scheduled to open this year.

Already the British chain Intercontinental applied about $ 19 million to open in the city the Hotel Holiday Inn Cartagena Morros. It has also been significant foreign investment in the reform of the old houses of the Walled City, which are converted into boutique hotels.

Only in 2011, settled in town, the Radisson, Sonesta, Sheraton, Marriott, Iberostar, Meliá, Global, Royal and Intercontinental.

The current situation confirms the tourist potential of Cartagena de Indias. In 2011, the city ranked second among the most popular destinations for foreigners who were in Colombia, with a total of 177,861 visitors, according to the Migration of the country. Search Hotels in Cartagena

Cartagena das Índias - Colômbia

Avenida de La Boquilla front of Hills 3
Cartagena das Índias - Colômbia

Beach de los Morros
Cartagena das Índias - Colômbia

Open Water Swimming
Cartagena das Índias - Colômbia


Complex will offer panoramic restaurant, convention center and 186 apartments business

As of September 20, the city of Lisbon reopen one of its most modern postcards, the Vasco da Gama Tower, a skyscraper of 142 meters high, built over the Tagus River, the Park of Nations, with the MYRIAD opening of the hotel, the Portuguese network SANA Hotels.

Torre Vasco da Gama - Lisboa, Portugal - Hotel Myriad - Sana Hotels
View of hotel MYRIAD by SANA Hotels

The new development will have 1,690 meters square of internal space, 21 floors built attached to the tower with 186 rooms (150 deluxe rooms, 26 premium, nine suites and one presidential suite), plus an indoor pool, spa, events center 1,500 square meters the Myriad Crystal Center, helipad, bar and two restaurants one of which on top of the building, overlooking the Tagus River and part of Lisbon.

Following the architectural concept of the tower, the arches symmetrical giant white in color, shaped like a candle, gained extension with the hotel complex, whose windows were designed to have constant sight of the beauty of the river Tagus, the splendor of the green Park of Nations and much of the city of Lisbon.

The work lasted just under three years and his early delivery, expected date to the end of 2013, is finally completed and opened to the public. The Vasco da Gama Tower was built in 1998 at the world exhibition Expo 98, and visitation was discontinued in 2001 after the closure of a restaurant that operated on the roof of the monument.

From the MYRIAD, the Portuguese and tourists around the world can enjoy a cozy complex with excellent location near the business center and the main access roads to Lisbon, equipped with a modern infrastructure and allied services to the best of leisure and luxury, always magnified by the lush views of the river.
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Vasco da Gama Tower - Lisboa, Portugal - Hotel Myriad - Sana Hotels

River Lounge Bar
Vasco da Gama Tower - Lisboa, Portugal - Hotel Myriad - Sana Hotels

Vasco da Gama Tower - Lisboa, Portugal - Hotel Myriad - Sana Hotels

Vasco da Gama Tower - Lisboa, Portugal - Hotel Myriad - Sana Hotels


Country is one of the most attractive for investments in Latin America

Colombia has been highlighted in studies and international benchmarks as a strong country to do business. After the financial crisis, capital flows to emerging economies had an overall increase, and Colombia has become the principal venue for global investors.

Among the main reasons to invest in the country, five deserve further emphasis:

Local and international platform. In 2014, Colombia has 13 Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with 48 countries, achieving preferential access to over 1.5 billion consumers. There are also 18 international investment agreements (IIA) with 50 countries and 16 to prevent double taxation agreements (DTA) with 18 countries.

Internal market attractive. Colombia is the twenty-eighth largest economy in the world and fourth in Latin America considering the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). It is the third country with the largest population in Latin America (twenty-fourth has the world's population and is the second largest country that speaks Spanish).

External sector dynamic and growing. In 2011, Colombia was the fifth country in the world where the fastest growing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), reaching 13.2 billion dollars. According to stock exchange of the Bank of the Republic, FDI in the first half of 2012 already totals $ 9.3 billion, which represents 70% of the total last year.

Availability of skilled labor. Colombia is the second largest country with the availability of skilled labor, with labor relations more effective and less difficult business activities in the region, according to the IMD (Institute for Management Development) in 2010. In addition, Colombia has the most productive workforce in South America, according to the report of PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2009.

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Commitment to the environment. According to Yale University, Colombia is the tenth country in the world and first in the region that protects the environment.

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Château de Chillon, Switzerland

The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is located on the shore of Lake Geneva in the commune of Veytaux, at the eastern end of the lake, 3 km from Montreux, Switzerland. The castle consists of 100 independent buildings that were gradually connected to become the building as it stands now.

The oldest parts of the castle have not been definitively dated, but the first written record of the castle is in 1160 or 1005.[1] From the mid 12th century, the castle was home to the Counts of Savoy, and it was greatly expanded in the 13th century by Pietro II. The Castle was never taken in a siege, but did change hands through treaties.


Castelo de Chillon, Suíça Castelo de Chillon, Suíça

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