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Solar Train to Connect Argentina and Cusco
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Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Argentina and Cusco just became a little bit closer. Starting in the northwestern part of the country, in the province of Jujuy, there will be a solar train that will run its course to Cusco, Peru. This is the first solely touristic train in Latin America and the second in the world to run on solar power. The process of completing the railroad and its logistics is a long and complicated process...
Tuesday January 12, 2016
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Machu Picchu to Expand Tourist Options in 2016
Juan Carlos Nieto, Chief of Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, announced that the Sanctuary´s attractions will be further promoted in 2016.

Nieto admitted that the majority of travels focus their priority on visiting Machu Picchu itself. However, he insists that there are many other beautiful sites and attractions in the Sanctuary. ...
Thursday December 31, 2015
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Celebrate the New Year in a New Way in Cusco
Long before Katy Perry was assuring us that we were Fireworks and could do anything we set our minds to, Cusco was celebrating life and potential with these colorful and exciting toys. Whether it’s an actual holiday or just happens to be an amazing weekend for somebody, the sound and sparks of fireworks are commonplace in the Andean nation. ...
For first time, Peru was chosen to hold the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC), meaning that Peru will be allowed to lead the discussion agenda on tourism competitiveness during the period marked between 2015 and 2017. ...
Wednesday December 2, 2015
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Better Transport for School Kids Lake Titicaca
Change.org published a petition that aims to offer children in Lake Titicaca, in Southern Peru, better transportation to and from school. Titled “Que los niños del lago Titicaca puedan tener un bote para transportarse a su escuela,” or “So that the children of Lake Titicaca can have a boat to transport them to school” ...
Monday November 23, 2015
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Interest for Peru’s “Sierra Exportadora”
Different countires in both Latin America and Africa have shown interest in the managmet model of the Peruvian organization “Sierra Exportadora”, which is part of the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture.

Sierra Exportadora wants to promote Andean products in the national and international markets. ...
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. ...






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