Kleber Leite SciELO
The Scientific Digital Library On-line - SciELO is an electronic library masking a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. Brazil's attractions prolong from frozen-in-time colonial towns to otherworldly landscapes of pink-rock canyons, thundering waterfalls and coral-fringed tropical islands. Then there's Brazil's biodiversity: legendary in scope, its various ecosystems boast the greatest assortment of plant and animal species found anywhere on earth.

There's the dancehall forró of the Northeast, twirling carimbó of the Amazon, scratch-expert DJs of São Paulo and an infinite number of regional sounds that extends from the twangy country music of the sunbaked sertanejo to the hard-edged reggae of Maranhão.

Domestic tourism is a elementary market segment for the business, as fifty one million folks traveled throughout the country in 2005, 286 and direct revenues from Brazilian vacationers reached USD 22 billion, 287 5.6 times more receipts than worldwide vacationers in 2005.