1 - The president travels to Belo Horizonte tomorrow. 2 The president is going to travel to Belo Horizonte tomorrow. 3 The president is traveling to Belo Horizonte tomorrow. 4 The president will travel to Belo Horizonte tomorrow.

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  • #1 is more dated / poetic / oratorical than "formal". And #2 is a fairly relaxed colloquial usage. #3 is still slightly "informal" by comparison with #4 (which is neither formal nor informal - it's just "normal" English). – FumbleFingers Jun 9 at 17:03

I would only add that, grammatically, they are identical: in each case the verb is intransitive, meaning it would still make sense as "The president travels' "The president will travel." etc.

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