2014 Worldcup boost extra jobs in Brazil
2014 World Cup which held in 12 major cities in Brazil predicted create about one million new jobs, according to economic research institutions in Brazil.
Agencia Brasil news agency on Friday (20/6) quotes reports Fipe economic institutions, which carry out the task of the Ministry of Tourism of Brazil, that of a million jobs were temporary 200,000, the rest are permanent.
The report also mentions that the World Cup will inject 30 billion real (13.4 billion U.S. dollars) to the Brazilian economy.
“The number is very large,” said Vicente Neto, Head Official Tourism Promotion Agency of Brazil, Embratur.
“It was an incredible human heritage,” Neto said as quoted by Xinhua news agency.
Neto said, another positive aspect of the game is the occupancy rate of hotels in 12 major cities hosting the World Cup which reached 45 percent more than expected.
Major international events like the World Cup will also promote Brazil as a tourist destination, thus creating more jobs and income, he said.
In addition to host the World Cup, Brazil will host the 2016 Summer Olympics, which will take place in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
In other sides, many brazil’s games makes the labors and employee request extra off day to their company, just to watch their National team.