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WTA takes Central and South American Gala to Peru

World Travel Awards in Lima for first time WTA takes Central and South American Gala to Peru

World Travel Awards (WTA), heads for Lima, Peru, to make history, for this is where the Central and South America Gala ceremony will be held for the first time on July 20, 2013.

ICTP says Peru's visa initiative is a smarter way to move travelers across international borders

International Coalition of Tourism Partners supports Smart Visa ICTP says Peru's visa initiative is a smarter way to move travelers across international borders

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today expressed its strong support for the ministerial initiative of Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia to create a common smart visa regime.

Three Latin American countries collaborate on smart visa system

Peru, Colombia and Ecuador sign letter of intent Three Latin American countries collaborate on smart visa system

LIMA, Peru - Gathered today in Lima at the World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Summit, ministers of tourism and government representatives from the tourism sector of Peru, Colombia, and ...

Family-oriented travel experiences in demand for Peru

award-winning travel specialist offers tours for the family Family-oriented travel experiences in demand for Peru

Responding to increasing demand for family-oriented experiences in Peru, Aracari Travel [ http://www.aracari.com/ ] has ...

Case resolved after eTN Readers made urgent appeal to find missing cousin in Peru

Travel & Tourism to Peru may be in danger after possible kidnapping Case resolved after eTN Readers made urgent appeal to find missing cousin in Peru

By eTN and wire input

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. The American couple that had gone missing in Peru has been found safe, Peru's Ministry of Tourism and Commerce told CNN Tuesday.

Minister: Peru to exceed its 2013 foreign tourist target

Tourism To Peru Minister: Peru to exceed its 2013 foreign tourist target

LIMA, Peru - Peru should exceed this year its foreign tourist target of three million this year, stated the Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Jose Luis Silva, while stressing that ...

Peru expecting 10 million international visitors by 2020

Tourism To Peru Peru expecting 10 million international visitors by 2020

LIMA, Peru - The Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has predicted that Peru will receive ten million tourists by 2020, potentially making the ...

Earthquake rocks Peru's tourist region of Cusco

Earthquake In Peru Earthquake rocks Peru's tourist region of Cusco

LIMA, Peru - A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook Peru's tourist region of Cusco, home to the Inca site Machu Picchu, though there were no immediate reports of damage, seismologists said Sunday.

Peru aiming to attract 6 million tourists by 2016

Peru Tourism Peru aiming to attract 6 million tourists by 2016

LIMA, Peru - Peru is aiming to attract 6 million tourists by 2016, according to Carlos Canales, head of the National Chamber of Tourism.

Peru opens up ancient Incan site to visitors

Inca Sanctuary of Pachacamac Peru opens up ancient Incan site to visitors

LIMA, Peru - Peru has opened up a tourist attraction in which hikers view a site that held an oracle consulted by Incan leaders pondering big decisions such as whether to go to war.

Can Peruvian food save the world? Top celebrity chefs say yes

Something as commonplace as food has become a powerful and positive agent for change Can Peruvian food save the world? Top celebrity chefs say yes

WASHINGTON, DC — With Washington DC’s first Cebiche & Pisco Party, held at the Inter-American Development Bank, Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism, along with PromPeru and the ...

Bodies of 2 US climbers found on glacier-capped Peruvian peak

Two US climbers found dead in Peru Bodies of 2 US climbers found on glacier-capped Peruvian peak

LIMA, Peru - The bodies of two American climbers who perished on their way down from Peruvian peak in mid-July have been found by the searchers .

Peruvian police: No survivors in helicopter crash

Rescue teams in Peru working to recover bodies of 14 people Peruvian police: No survivors in helicopter crash

Rescue teams in Peru were working to recover the bodies of 14 people who died when a helicopter crashed last week in a remote, mountainous area, police said Sunday.

Peru's popularity with tourists soars

Peru to Become 2012's Hottest Holiday Destination Peru's popularity with tourists soars

LONDON, England - Peru is set to become one of the most popular destinations of 2012 as tourists from around the world flock to sample the delights of this exotic country and its excellent tourist ...

Tourist snaps stunning pictures of unrecorded Indian tribe

Manu National Park Tourist snaps stunning pictures of unrecorded Indian tribe

A curious little boy from a previously unrecorded Indian tribe peers tentatively from the bushes to catch what was most probably his first every glimpse of outsiders.

Peru tourist numbers to increase 14 percent  in 2012

Peru Tourism Peru tourist numbers to increase 14 percent in 2012

LIMA, Peru - The Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL) said on Thursday that it expected the number of tourists visiting Peru to rise between 12 and 14 percent in 2012, as a result of more visitors from ...

Peru climbs Country Brand Index rankings

PROMPERÚ MOVES UP THE RANKS IN THE 2011-2012 Peru climbs Country Brand Index rankings

LIMA, Peru – PromPerú, the Peru Export and Tourism Promotion Board, recently announced that the FutureBrand 2011-2012 Country Brand Index has indicated that Peru has moved up three spots to ...

Over 100 people injured, no deaths reported in Peru earthquake

Peru hit by 6.9-magnitude quake Over 100 people injured, no deaths reported in Peru earthquake

LIMA, Peru - 134 homes were destroyed and 103 people were injured during a 6.9-magnitude quake just off the central coast, Peruvian officials said on Saturday.

6.9 earthquake shakes Peru

No tsunami warning issued 6.9 earthquake shakes Peru

At 1854 UTC on Friday, October 28, 2011, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook Peru. The center of the quake was located 32 miles SSW of the town of Ica, and 178 miles SSE of the capital of Lima.

Hundreds of foreigners barred from entering Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Hundreds of foreigners barred from entering Machu Picchu

Peru's extravagant celebrations of the centenary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu descended into farce this week, after a bureaucratic wrangle that saw hundreds of tourists from around the world ...

Tourists can win free travel to Machu Picchu

"I was in Machu Picchu" Photo Contest Tourists can win free travel to Machu Picchu

LIMA, Peru - Tourists all around the world will be able to return all-expenses paid to the Incan citadel by participating in the photography contest named "I was in Machu Picchu" until July 31. ...

Westin Hotels makes landmark debut in South America

Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center Westin Hotels makes landmark debut in South America

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Accelerating its global portfolio growth, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Peru ascends in world's tourism ranking

Tourism Peru Peru ascends in world's tourism ranking

Peru advanced five spots in the 2011 World Economic Forum’s ranking of competitiveness in the travel and tourism industry, moving from 74th place in 2009 to 69th this year among a total of 129 ...

Yale returns Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru

Machu Picchu Artifacts To Be Returned To Peru Yale returns Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru

After nearly 100 years, a large collection of artifacts from Machu Picchu will be returned to Peru.

Peru plague outbreak

Tourism Health Threat Peru plague outbreak

Peru Health Minister Oscar Ugarte says authorities are screening sugar and fish meal exports from the Ascope province, located about 325 miles (520 kms) northwest of Lima.

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