Carnival should move $ 5,8 billion, according to research

The survey shows that food service in bars and restaurants will answer for 57,3% revenue
06/02/2017 14h32 - Updated 6/02/2017 14h32
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Tourism activities linked to the carnival should move this year approximately R $ 5,8 billion, according to research released today (6) the National Confederation of Trade in Goods, Services and Tourism (CNC). The survey shows that food service in bars and restaurants will answer for 57,3% revenue, or equivalent to R $ 3,31 billion.

Despite expectations, the volume of busy resources at the carnival this year should be 5,7% lower than that recorded in the same period last year, the worst performance of tourist activities for the period of last three years.

Road transport must move by R $ 977,9 million and accommodation services in hotels, R$ 652,5 millions. With the sector of bars and restaurants, services can account for more than 85% of all revenue generated in the carnival period, considered the biggest holiday of the national calendar.

According to the CNC, if adjusted for inflation, the actual drop in revenue will be the biggest in five years, from 8,6%. "Despite the recent trend of less variation in prices of services typical this time of year, the real decrease of income tax is the need for frequent adjustments in the budget of families, through postponement of non-essential spending, such as leisure ", said economist Fabio Bente, CNC.

Tourism activities that make up the revenues of tourism in carnival 2017 they are accommodation, feeding, tourism, sports and leisure, Travel agencies, road transport, air transport, transport and rental cars.

Nielmar de Oliveira - Brazil Agency

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