The CPL World Tour Stop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will take place May 27 to May 29, at the Sheraton Rio & Towers Hotel (www.sheraton-rio.com).
Located at the seashore, with the largest recreation area of the city, the Sheraton Rio offers a tropical ambience that everyone wants to experience when visiting Rio de Janeiro. The hotel is located in a wonderful tropical vegetation oasis, over a beach touched by the Atlantic Ocean waters, and surrounded by mountains. The Hotel also has private access to the beach.
Sheraton Accommodations Package: Sheraton has exclusive packages for gamers and guests of the World Tour Stop in Brazil, the double room rate per night is R$240,00 (plus taxes) – about $100 USD – with breakfast included. To get this package the reservation must be made before May 20 at (55 21) 2274-1122 and you must use this special discount code: MARK050525.
IMPORTANT: Note that the dates chosen for Brazil Stop will be on a four-day holiday in Brazil, and the city may be very crowded with tourists. We strongly recommend that participants make hotel reservations early.
Address: Located at Niemeyer Avenue, 121, in Leblon neighborhood, between the famous Ipanema Beach and the new Barra da Tijuca neighborhood. Pictures and map can be found at the English version of the CPL WT Brazil Stop website: ( http://www.thecpl.com.br/eng_local.html )
Players who register for the Official $50,000 Painkiller competition also get the chance to participate in the City Tour through the most acclaimed tourist spots of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, May 26, 2005. The English spoken tour, includes the Corcovado, Pão de Açúcar, the main beaches and lunch at one of the most celebrated food specialties in Brazil: a “churrascaria” steakhouse, at Barra da Tijuca beach.