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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 July 16, 2013
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Day of Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
In 2007, Machu Picchu was chosen as one of the Winners that would comprise the list of the New Seven Wonders of the World.  Shortly thereafter, the government of Peru declared the 7th of July as the official  Day of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu New Wonder of the World".
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Tuesday June 18, 2013
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Luxury tourism in Peru on the rise
In Peru, "luxury tourism" has been steadily increasing in recent years. It currently accounts for 5% of the tourism income in the country. This, according to Carlos Canales, the head of Peru's National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur).
According to Canales, luxury tourism accounted for 3% of tota ...
Wednesday June 12, 2013
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Time to visit Manu in Peru
The dry season, between June and November, is the best time to visit Manu National Park in Peru, which is also celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! It is sometimes impossible to access the park during the rainiest time of the year, between January and April. Since it is illegal to tour the p ...
Tuesday May 28, 2013
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Cusco to attract 300,000 tourists in June
Next month, June 2013, Cusco's Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Dircetur) is expecting an influx of around 300,000 tourists from Peru and around the world, who are coming to experience the traditional festivals held in June!
According to Madison Barreto Jara, head of Dircetu ...
Grand Museum of Tawantinsuyu is to be constructed on a 500-acre site near the Sacsayhuaman fortress right above Cusco, and it will require and it will require US$ 100 million investment, according to Cusco's regional governor, Jorge Tito Acurio.
Acurio states the museum building will not cove ...
The past Friday, Peru's Export and Tourism Promotion Board (Promperu) announced the launching of its first online advertising campaign aimed at Austrailians!
The goal is to raise awareness of Peru as a destination for tourists, and icrease bookings from travelers from Australia. In order to r ...






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