Transportation Will Be Challenging in Rio This Summer

Venues for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games are divided into 4 primary zones. Do you have your transportation plan settled?  True North Management Group is working with Worldwide Event Specialist DowEvents to provide VIP Transportation Services in Rio this Summer.  DowEvents has secured 40+ VIP vehicles with multi-lingual drivers and managers.   Please contact me directly to secure your vehicle and driver.  +1 (404) 641-1932, BrianBaker@truenorthmgtgroup.com

rio map - zones

Barra Zone
Located in the west part of the city, affluent Barra is visually stunning. With panoramic mountain views, aquamarine beaches, and acres of greenspace, Barra’s natural beauty will provide a spectacular backdrop for the 2016 Summer Games.

Hosting 20 different disciplines and showcasing half of the games’ athletes, the Barra Zone will be the center of the action in 2016. Barra is home to both Rio Olympic Park and the Olympic Village and will feature some of the most popular events, including basketball, diving, and swimming, just to name a few.

Copacabana Zone
World-famous Copacabana is what many people envision of when they think of Rio; the long stretch of beach, friendly, fun-loving locals (known as Cariocas), open-air cafes, and lively dance halls ensure there is always something to do at any time of the day (or night)!

Copacabana Zone venues include Copacabana Stadium, which in the summer of 2016 will be filled with enthusiastic beach volleyball fans, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas for rowing and cayak/canoe sprint, and Fort Copacabana, where thousands of fans will cheer on their hometown heroes in the rowing competitions. Other notable sports in Copacabana include triathlon, swimming (open water), and cycling.

Maracanã Zone
Just North of Copacabana is the Maracanã Zone. Close to the city’s downtown core and Rio de Janeiro State University, the area has a promenade and bicycle path, attracting people to the area for both work and play.

Site of the opening and closing ceremonies, Maracanã Stadium will also play host to the World Cup Final in 2014. This area also boasts João Havelange Stadium and Maracanãzinho Arena. Fans of athletics, volleyball, and of course football, can look forward to spending time the popular Maracanã Zone.

Deodoro Zone
Also in western Rio, and north of the Barra Zone, rests Deodoro. The most rural of all four zones, it offers a more suburban feel, with plenty of green space surrounding the venues, and is popular with younger Cariocas.

Among the many venues in Deodoro are the National Equestrian Center and X Park, which will house Olympic Mountain Bike Park, Olympic Whitewater Stadium, and Olympic BMX Center. As a result, the summer of 2016 will see Deodoro filled with an interesting blend of equine fans and extreme sports enthusiasts.

Rio Transportation Plan

Call me and I’ll set you up!
Brian Baker | Managing Partner, Founder
True North Management Group
Atlanta | Georgia 
Only Phone:      +1 404 641 1932 (24/7 – Seriously)
Email:        brianbaker@truenorthmgtgroup.com 
Website:    www.TrueNorthMgtGroup.com 
LinkedIn:   http://www.linkedin.com/in/truenorthmgtgroup  
Twitter:      @bakertruenorth  

The terms Olympics, Summer Olympics, and 2016 Summer Olympics are registered trademarks of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).  The limited use of the terms Olympics, Summer Olympics, and 2016 Summer Olympics herein, if any, is for factual description purposes only.  True North Management Group and DowEvents are in no way associated with the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, the IOC and/or Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. True North Management Group and DowEvents are in no way authorized by the United States Olympic Committee.  The United States Olympic Committee has not licensed or endorsed True North Management Group and DowEvents to sell goods and/or services in conjunction with Olympic events such as the 2016 Rio Olympics.”  DowEvents is an independent, Worldwide Event Specialist. True North Management Group is an independent Consulting and Marketing Services Company.

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