1.2 million tourists visit Cusco between January and September

Wednesday November 18, 2015
1.2 million tourists visit Cusco between January and September

During the first 8 months of the year, nearly 1.2 million foreign tourists visited Cusco leading to an 11.3% growth compared to its similar period in 2014. French, Argentine, and English tourist arrivals displaying the highest growth.

In August 2015, the number of foreign tourist arrivals at Cusco hotels climbed to 185,500, representing a 7.4% expansion with respect to the same month last year.

During the first ninth months of this year, the number of foreign visitors to Machu Picchu increased by 6%, leading to an accumulated 10% growth in the period comprised between January and September.

Tourist tickets sales, mainly to the Sacred Valley and outings around Cusco city, expanded by 8.5% in September, accumulating an 18.1% growth.

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