Orlando is one of Brazilians favorite destination every year, bringing thousands of eager buyers and also families that want to visit all the Major Theme Parks. Orlando is now a lot closer from being the target of more visitors since TAM makes it so easy to Rio passengers .
Commissioner Tony Ortiz – City of Orlando, representing Mayor Buddy Dyer emphasized the first efforts of Mayor Dyer to bring the first flights from Sao Paulo – Orlando and due to it’s major success we now also have Rio – Orlando. Commissioner Ortiz also mentioned how much the City appreciated that TAM recognized “the business and economic advantages of expanded service into Orlando , with certainty that this will be beneficial for both Communities.
The flight arrived as scheduled at 5:25 PM, safe landed at Orlando International Airport, going through a water salute, provided by the Orlando Fire Department. It was a great moment, makes us proud to be part of something so grand. The progress that the Brazilian Economical growth has right now is so big that is bringing us in the US more tourism and business. Brazil is and always will be a friendly Nation with eyes in the progress and the future. We can only gain from this fruitful relationship.
A cocktail at the Hyatt Hotel followed the water salute, present were political authorities, such as the City of Orlando, City Commissioner Tony Ortiz, and Luis Martinez -Director of Multicultural Affairs for Mayor Dyer. From Orange County, Commissioner John Martinez, from Visit Orlando Jay Santos, and Andrea Fleitas, TAM Officials, Pablo Chiozza, Gaston Rodriguez, Nelson Freitas, Rita Pereira, Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce Amy Litter, and Business Committee Chairman for CFBACC and CEO for APASCORP , Director Joao Marcos Arruda Pires, Great Orlando Aviation Authority, Dr. Jason Pirozollo – Vice-Chairman, Jim Rose, Deputy Executive Director, Executive Director-Phill Brown, Lisa Curtin, Carolyn Fennell, Dean Asher, John Masewski. Eva Cooper from the Waldorf Astoria, Jet Aircraft Group-Richard Reynolds, from Greenberg Traurig- Alan Sheppard, from Metro Orlando EDC Irma Stenman, from the Fairfield Inn Gina Fedatova and Maxim Dordovets, from World Trade Center-Byron Sutton, from Skyway Travel- Carmen Pacelo, and Mario Mascaruca, from Costa Brasil Tours- Claudio da Costa, from Pegasus Tranportacion President Fernando Pereira and Vice President Claudia Menezes, from Central Florida Partnership-Kathy Panter, Mall of Millenia-Brenda-Lounsberry, CZA Inc.-Carmenza Gonzalez, Claudio Avalos -SERVISAIR.
Mr Pablo Chiozza from Latin Airlines Group was the recipient of a trophy to celebrate this historical moment.
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