Month: June 2019

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More than one million foreign tourists visited Peru between january and may

Foreign Trade and Tourism minister, Edgar Vásquez, stated today that between January and May 2019  international tourists arrivals increased to 1.823,536. This number meant a growth of 2.4% (42,446 more tourists) compared to the same period of 2018 when 1.781,090 foreign visitors arrived. "Indeed, it highlights the arrival of travelers from our main source of tourists, Chile with a  6.8% growth and an additional flow of 34,000 international tourists to…

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Colca Valley wil be signalized

Authorities are looking to promote adventure tourism By guaranteeing tourists' maximum safety, the Colca and related villages autonomous authorities (Autocolca in Spanish) will launch the signaling of the Colca Valley based on international standards and patterns, according to the institute manager, Francisco Portugal. For this purpose, 1 million soles will be allocated to the project, whose call will be international in the coming weeks. The initiative will include tourist places…

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Peru’s tourism bureau is trying to attract more chinese tourists

"Strong" Is seeking to take advantage of air connections between North America and Central America. Due to the great potential of Chinese visitors and the new air routes that open from North America and Central America, Édgar Vásquez, Foreign Trade and Tourism portfolio head, announced that, from his office, they are looking to attract more tourists from the Asian country. "We have the chance to encourage the arrival of more…

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Lonely Planet chose Peruvian North as Machu Picchu alternative

Regions such as Chachapoyas, San Martin and Huaraz were considered for their geology, tropical parks and snowy mountains as destinations that an international tourist must visit this year One of the main travel publishers in the world, Lonely Planet, recommends visiting attractions in Peru’s northern region. The publication highlighted options such as Amazonas, Áncash and San Martín, different from Machu Picchu. The magazine, which has sold about 120 million books…