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No increase on entrance fee for Machu Picchu in 2019
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Tuesday November 27, 2018
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In July and August this year it was announced that the entrance fee for Machu Picchu would be increased in 2019. The reason for this would be the rising of promotional fees paid by the Peruvian Tourism Board to promote the country, Cusco, and the world heritage site Machu Picchu. However, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture has now announced that this is not true...
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 ...
Peru is becoming more and more popular as a tourist destination for Europeans, and particularly German tourists. This is mainly due to the people, the jungle, all the historic sights, and the food, according to the renowned associacion ARGE Latinamerika.
According to Andreas Gross, the head o ...






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