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Peru’s hotel group, Libertador Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced the opening of the 164-room Aloft Hotel Lima in the Miraflores district. This property is the first Aloft hotel in Peru and features the typical bold Aloft’s signature stylish design, unique live music programming and tech-forwar...
New entrance times for Machu Picchu 2019
With the aim of better coping with the increasing number of visitors and improving the tourist flow at Peru’s most popular attraction, a further defined system to enter Machu Picchu will be introduced on January 1, 2019.
Peruvians and many other non-EU nationals have to apply for a travel authorization before visiting Europe
Just two years ago the visa requirements for Peruvians wanting to travel to the European Schengen area were officially waived, allowing citizens of Peru to enter the EU with just a passport and to stay for up to 90 days in any 180-day period visa-free.
For the second consecutive month Viva Air Peru, the country’s first low-cost airline which started operation in 2017, could rank top in the Latin America and Caribbean Punctuality Report of airlines operating in Peru in March 2018.
New cruise terminal planned in Miraflores, Lima
The cruises market is booming with an international growth rate of over 50% over the past ten years hitting 25.8 million cruise passengers in 2017. But South America only got a 3% piece of the cake and Peru’s slice was with a little over 0.2% tiny. One of the reasons for that is the missing or un...
Arequipa is “cool” – according to Forbes
With the insight of high-end travel companies that “keep their ears on their clients’ interests and their eyes on the adventures”, the prestigious business magazine Forbes compiled a list of the Top 10 Coolest Cities in the World which they recommend visiting in 2018.
The most visited protected natural areas in Peru
PromPeru, the Commission for the Promotion of Peruvian Exports and Tourism, just recently published the visitor numbers of protected natural areas in Peru in 2017 based on data provided by the National Service of Protected Natural Areas (SERNANP).
Access to Machu Picchu blocked
Yesterday once again the access to Machu Picchu was blocked. Huge rocks were place on the tracks of the train route to Machu Picchu Pueblo, buses blocked the only access road from there to the Inca citadel and enraged citizens protested in town. Hundreds of visitors were stranded and couldn’t get...
For years visiting Machu Picchu was the main reason most travelers came to Peru. Slowly, but surely this is changing and other gems the country has to offer gain popularity and international recognition. One of them is the walled city of Kuelap.
Peru Hidden Treasure – Peru Tesoro Escondido
Just at the beginning of November a different and interesting documentary, “Peru – the Hidden Treasure” (Peru – Tesoro Escondido) premiered in Peruvian cinemas that already now is available for the international audience on Netflix. Worth to watch.