“Tourists from around the world in Rio for the Games highlighted the hospitality of Brazilians”
The Brazilian government official website on the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games presents an overview of the experience provided during the games, and results achieved from hosting it.
As quoted in the article, “A survey conducted by the Ministry of Tourism revealed that 90.5% of tourists interviewed intend to return, with 87.8% of interviewees rating the trip to Brazil as either meeting or exceeding their expectations. The positive numbers are a testament to the great success of the Rio 2016 Games, adding tourism to the list of great legacies for Brazil. In addition to injecting resources in the Brazilian economy, the mega event proved that Brazilians are able to organize and deliver [mega events], and give their best to their visitors.”
Also mentioned, that “Ever since Rio won the bid to host the Games, Brazil has been working to delight the world and realise its capacity to host mega events. That capacity was tried and tested in the last two months, with recognised success. The first Olympic and Paralympic Games on Brazilian soil have made history. The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, said the organisation of Rio 2016 raised the bar for the next Games.”
Read the entire article to learn more about the events, and also to see the exciting pictures shared, and the video created by the local organizers, to showcase the tremendous success that the games demonstrated.