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This it how the new cruise terminal in Miraflores, Lima should look like after being finished in 2021
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 16, 2018 2236   0   1   0   0  
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 unattractive infrastructure. ...
Arequipa's main square with the imposing cathedral and the Misti volcano in the back, photo: Black Tomato
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 07, 2018 804   0   1   0   0  
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.
Puer's most visited protected natural areas 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 04, 2018 877   0   1   0   0  
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).
Road block on the only access road to Machu Picchu to protest against the introduction of a new bus company; photo: La Republica
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 30, 2017 1310   0   1   0   0  
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 to Machu Picchu or back.
Kuelap, built by the Chachapoyas culture and often named the lost or walled city, received the National Geographic Traveler Reader Award Best Overseas Attraction 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 29, 2017 872   0   1   0   0  
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
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated October 09, 2018 2852   2   1   0   0  
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.
LATAM Airlines Peru starts direct flights from Cusco to Iquitos in July 2018
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 22, 2017 1374   0   1   0   0  
Even though distances in Peru are large, inter-regional flights between cities in the country are rare. Travelers usually have to detour via Lima to get from one Peruvian destination to another making getting around Peru more expensive, time-consuming and inconvenient. This now slowly but surely changes.
Two Peruvian Hotels among the Best Hotels in the World
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 29, 2017 1286   0   1   0   0  
The prestigious luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast (CN) Traveler once again asked their readers to vote for the Best Hotels in the World as part of the online magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2017.
Peru's hospitality providers awarded with some of the prestigious trophies at the 24th World Travel Awards Latin America 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated September 12, 2017 504   0   1   0   0  
Last Saturday, September 9, 2017, the Latin America Ceremony of the World Travel Awards, the “Oscar of the Travel Industry" that acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence in the tourism industry, took place at the Riviera Maya in Mexico.
Plans to significantly expand Machu Picchu’s visiting area and create additional access routes including a possible cable car are assessed
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated August 22, 2017 1800   0   1   0   0  
Over the past years Machu Picchu has seen an increasing number of local and foreign visitors. Today Peru’s most popular tourist attraction receives on average about 4000 people per day, during peak season this number goes up to more or less 7000.
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