[PDF] Tourism and sustainability in Brazil - The tourism value chain in Porto de Galinhas, Northeast Brazil

Author: Bart Slob & Joseph Wilde, SOMO – Centre for research on Multinational Corporations, Published on: 1 October 2006

This report examines the tourism industry in Brazil...In Brazil, tourism activities are essentially carried out by the private sector. The leading companies in the sector are Accor Hotels...Varig...Localiza Rent-a-Car...Carlson Wagonlit Travel...Viagens CVC...Brazil is the negative environmental impact of in-country and international tourist transport, especially flying...Companies in the tourism industry have a responsibility to ensure that their business practice does not add to the deterioration of the working and living conditions in the tourism destination...Nearly a third of all child prostitution crimes take place in the northeast of Brazil, a region with many international tourist destinations...The ILO estimates that ten to fifteen percent of the people working in the tourism industry worldwide are children. [also refers to five hotel brands operated by The Accor Group: Sofitel, Novotel, Ibis, Mercure, and Formula 1. Choice Atlântica Hotels operates: Sleep Inn, Comfort, Quality, Clarion, and Radisson. Also refers to Blue Tree Hotels, Sol Meliá, Hotéis Transamérica, TAM Airlines, VASP, Rio Sul, GOL, Transbrasil, Air France, Lufthansa, Austrian Air]

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Related companies: Accor Air France KLM Austrian Airlines Carlson Lufthansa Radisson Hotel Group Sofitel (part of Accor) Varig (Viação Aérea Rio-Grandense)