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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...
The nomination of Qhapac Ñan to the World Heritage List has been successful in the early stages and met all the requirements needed to file candidacy, Luis Perano, Peru´s cultural minister has announced.
The file will now be submitted to ICOMOS (UNESCOS´s advisory body of the Cultural Heritag ...
All tourists from all over the world and especially all Americans, have been invited by Rose M. Likins, the American Ambassador in Peru, to visit Machu Picchu, the famous Inca Citadel next to Cusco. A few weeks ago, in February, it was Ms. Likins that put a travel alert for all American people visi ...
EU Representative to Peru, Hans Allden, has assured Andina news agency that travellers and tourists from Europe are not concerned or put off by the recent potential kidnapping threat of US embassy workers in the Cusco area.
He asserted that this was because of the country’s known great histor ...
Tuesday February 26, 2013
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Tourism Coming to Machu Picchu Remains Stable and Safe
Mincetur, Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism, has rubbished reports of lower levels of tourists arriving at Machu Picchu as a result of the threat on US tourists. The Shining Path’s threat does not seem to be deterring tourists, with Jose Luis Silva, the head of Mincetur, revealing that f ...
All tourism is currently operating as normal in Cusco and the surrounding area, such as Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. The Shining Path’s threat so far has had no effect on trips and everything continues to function. There are an additional number of police deployed in the area in order to com ...
Tuesday February 19, 2013
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All Normal in Machu Picchu Despite Threats
Tourism in and around Cusco, as well as at Machu Picchu is operating normally, after the US State Department issued a security alert on 14 February for US travellers.
The alert advised of the potential threat of kidnapping in the Cusco area, since the criminal organization had said that it pl ...






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