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The Mexican airline company will link Peru with Mexico City, Cancun, and San José de Costa Rica. The air connectivity of the Mexican Caribbean is becoming stronger with the arrival of new flights and routes to the destinations of Quintana Roo, consolidating its leadership worldwide.
More than half a million international tourists arrived in Peru in the first half of 2022
This number is much higher than expected (34.9% over the goal) for this time of the year. Tourists from the United States, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, and Brazil, correspond to 65.4% of the total, according to Mincetur.
The prestigious luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast (CN) Traveler announced the results of its annual 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. Peru and many Peruvian brands scored extremely well.
How many travelers visited Peru in 2018?
Over the past two decades Peru has seen an incredible increase in visitor numbers. And this trend continued in 2018.
How many tourists visited Machu Picchu in 2018?
Machu Picchu, declared Peruvian Historic Sanctuary (1981) and UNESCO World Heritage Site (1983) and voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World (2007), was built by the Incas in the 15th century on a mountain ridge in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru in the Cusco region.
“No” to cable car for Machu Picchu?
Plans for building a cable car up to Machu Picchu might be off the table, Peruvian Minister of Culture, Roger Valencia, disclosed.
Sky Airline Peru takes off in April
Last Friday Sky Airline Peru, a subsidiary of the Chilean low-cost carrier Sky, received the permission to start its commercial operations in Peru from the General Directorate of Civil Aeronautics (Dirección General de Aeromáutica Civil - DGAC), the main authority in the country that regulates ai...
Peru’s first low-cost airline Viva Air Peru, which started operation in the country in May 2017, gets stiff competition in 2019. Sky Airlines, the Chilean low-cost carrier, enters the Peruvian domestic flight market promising even lower ticket prices than the competitor.
Last weekend the elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 at the historic Pátio da Galé in Lisbon, Portugal to find out which of the world’s leading hotels, destinations, airlines, travel providers and brands had been awarded this year...
Viva Air Peru further expands
Peru’s first low-cost airline Viva Air Peru, co-owned by Europe’s biggest budget carrier Ryanair, started operation in the country in May 2017 with the promise to shake up the domestic market, offer affordable prices and next to the main destinations also serve lesser frequented ones. And so far ...