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A taste of Rio Carnival

Feb 11, 2018 | Brazil, Featured | 0 comments

Each neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro has its favorite Carnival Street Party. There are more than 300 of them in Rio today, and every year that number increases of people. Each street party, also called block, has its place or street for its parade and the larger ones usually close the streets for traffic until Ash Wednesday.

A taste of Rio Carnival in Brazil was brought to you by our reporter Talia Castro-Pozo and friends.




2018 New York Times Travel Show Reports Highest Ever Attendance During 15th Anniversary Year

2018 New York Times Travel Show Reports Highest Ever Attendance During 15th Anniversary Year

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2018 –The New York Times has announced that its annual Travel Show reached a new record of 32,398 participants—the highest attendance in the Show’s history. Attendance included 10,268 travel trade and 22,130 consumer attendees during the three-day event that took place from Jan. 26-28, 2018 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. 2018’s show marked the 15th anniversary of The New York Times Travel Show, the largest travel industry show in North America. Turkish Airlines was this year’s Presenting Sponsor.