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Rio de Janeiro

Embrace the rythm in Brazil's cultural gem



February 12, 2024

Rio de Janeiro, a city where the rhythm of Samba meets the pulse of business, is more than just Carnival and Copacabana. This Brazilian gem offers a vibrant setting for meetings and events, blending the energy of its landscapes with the warmth of its culture. Founded in 1565 by the Portuguese, Rio evolved from a colonial outpost to the capital of the Portuguese Empire in 1763, becoming a hub for trade and cultural exchange. It served as the capital of Brazil until 1960, when the title was transferred to Brasília.

Venues with a view:

  • Windsor Atlantica Hotel
    Located on Copacabana Beach, this upscale hotel offers modern meeting facilities. Panoramic views of the ocean and Sugarloaf Mountain add a touch of inspiration to your events.
  • Museum of Tomorrow - Rio de JaneiroPergula Restaurant at Belmond Copacabana Palace
    An iconic venue renowned for its elegance and sophistication. Beachfront terrace settings provide a unique atmosphere for corporate events and celebrations.
  • Museum of Tomorrow (Museu do Amanhã)
    A futuristic architectural marvel that serves as an innovative event space. Cutting-edge design and sustainability initiatives make it perfect for forward-thinking conferences.

Sites that sizzle:

  • Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor) 
    This 30 meters high statue is located at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca National Park overlooking the city.  Consider planning an exclusive sunrise or sunset events with this iconic statue as your backdrop.

  • Tijuca National Park - Rio de JaneiroSugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar), a peak situated at the mouth of Guanabara Bay, is a breathtaking location for team-building activities or cocktail receptions. Rising 396 m (1,299 ft) above the harbor, the peak is named for its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined loaf sugar. It is known worldwide for its cableway and panoramic views of the city and beyond. 

  • Tijuca National Park (Parque Nacional da Tijuca) is the largest urban rainforest situated in the mountains of Rio de Janeiro, perfect for an eco-friendly event and outdoor activities. Its waterfalls, hiking trails, and wildlife encounters offer a unique break from traditional meetings.

Spice up your gathering

  • Carnival at Rio de JaneiroCarnival capital
    In February or March, depending on the dates of Easter, Rio de Janeiro hosts the world-famous Carnival, attracting millions of revelers each year with its colorful parades and lively celebrations.

  • Copacabana Beach
    One of the most iconic beaches globally, it stretches for 4 kilometers and is a prime location for post-event relaxation. 

  • Selarón steps (Escadaria Selarón)
    This vibrant staircase, adorned with colorful tiles from over 60 countries, offers a unique backdrop for photos and cultural exploration.

Connected city:

Rio de Janeiro is well-connected with efficient transportation options. Galeão International Airport facilitates easy access, and the city's well-developed public transportation system makes navigating its diverse neighborhoods a breeze. 

Group activities to set the mood:

  • Selarón steps - Rio de JaneiroSamba workshop
    Immerse your group in the infectious rhythm of Brazil with a Samba dance workshop.

  • Boat cruise in Guanabara Bay
    Host a networking event or team-building activity aboard a boat, sailing the picturesque Guanabara Bay.

  • Local culinary experience
    Discover Rio's diverse gastronomy with a group cooking class or a visit to a traditional Brazilian steakhouse.

Rio de Janeiro, where business meets the beat of the bossa nova, promises a unique blend of professional success and cultural immersion. Consider Rio for your next event, and let the rhythm of this captivating city elevate your gatherings to new heights. 

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