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South America

The Fogo Island Inn, Canada.

Global

Dream merchants: The future of hotels has arrived

Lance Richardson In the 21st century, 'hospitality' is taking on new colours, writes Lance Richardson.

Travel Insider

So, who wants to go to Brazil?

Images of beautiful bodies on Copacabana and Ipanema beaches haven't done Brazil's tourism image any harm.

Jane E Fraser Will the World Cup host nation have more luck with tourism than it did on the pitch?

Chile

Bohemian rhapsody: Castillo Rojo

Exterior Castillo Rojo, Hall Castilo Rojo. Photo: Sheridan Rhodes

Sheriden Rhodes With a bold, "look at me" facade in vivid red, Castillo Rojo makes no attempt to blend in with its surrounds.

South America

South America top 20 things to do: Great southern lands

Two people walking across the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia with fiery sunset  South America.

Bellinda Kontominas From surreal sunsets to ancient ruins, Brazil's neighbours enthral Bellinda Kontominas.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: Brazilian beach getaways

Pousada Picinguaba, Paraty.

Land of sun and sand, where the weather is always warm and everyone has a good time. By Ute Junker.

Photos

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 2014

Rio Carnival 2014

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the grandest holiday in Brazil, annually drawing millions of people in raucous celebrations.

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Travellers Tips

Worldwide

Don't go there: the destinations you need to avoid

Thailand coup with tourists

Karen Halabi Which destinations should you cross off your list? Some of them may surprise you.

Brazil

The other Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's newest party hotspot

A sambanista dances in a nightclub in Rio de Janeiro.

Often-overlooked but no less spectacular, this big festival city rivals Rio de Janeiro.

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Travel News

Family kicked off Southwest Airlines flight over Twitter complaint

Soutwest Airlines plane.

3:09pm | A family was asked to get off flight in the US because of a tweet the father sent out complaining about the airline's service.

Malaysia Airlines wins support after poignant MH17 tweet

ANNIE DANG 10:34am | Malaysia Airlines has received huge support after posting a simple, poignant message on Twitter.

'Drunk' Ryanair passenger attempts to open plane door during flight

LIZZIE PORTER 8:59am | A nervous flyer drunkenly attempted to open the exit door on a Dublin-bound Ryanair flight after mistaking it for the toilet.

Snow industry's powdery promises doubted by skiers

MISA HAN 1:01pm | Reports of excellent snow cover in Thredbo, Perisher and Mt Buller have left a flurry of powdery promises on social media.

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