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Tech Roundup: Virtual trips could save Brazil’s tourism sector

This week’s topics: How tech could help the tourism sector survive. Brazilian startup hubs join forces to build a stronger environment

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You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: How tech could help the tourism sector survive. Brazilian startup hubs join forces to build a stronger environment.

Tourism companies turn to tech in reinvention push

No economic sector was hit harder by the pandemic than tourism. In Brazil alone, the National Confederation of Commerce estimates that 35,500 tourism-related companies went under in 2020, with travelers grounded by coronavirus restrictions. The grim reality is forcing companies to find creative ways to adapt to the pandemic world...

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