TAP Air Portugal announces Stopover Brazil programme

18 March, 2019

TAP Air Portugal, via its official LinkedIn account, announced (16-Mar-2019) plans to launch the 'Stopover Brazil' programme, allowing tourists to extend their stay and bookings by up to five days without charge and is available in Brasilia, Fortaleza, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. The programme is scheduled to commence in 1H2019. The carrier is replicating the formula used in Portugal, where in 2018 the programme had at least 150,000 passengers. Pernambuco Secretary of Tourism Rodrigo Novaes stated: "We expect a 15% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in Pernambuco with the launch of the programme". [more - original PR - Portuguese] [more - original PR - TAP - English/Portuguese]