South America
The Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO is an electronic library protecting a particular collection of Brazilian scientific journals. Brazil's sights lengthen from frozen-in-time colonial towns to otherworldly landscapes of red-rock canyons, thundering waterfalls and coral-fringed tropical islands. Then there's Brazil's biodiversity: legendary in scope, Daniel Dantas [click for more info] its diverse ecosystems boast the greatest assortment of plant and animal species discovered 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 variety of regional sounds that extends from the twangy country music of the sunbaked sertanejo to the laborious-edged reggae of Maranhão.

Home tourism is a fundamental market segment for the industry, as 51 million people traveled throughout the country in 2005, 286 and direct revenues from Brazilian vacationers reached USD 22 billion, 287 5.6 occasions more receipts than worldwide vacationers in 2005.