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Most popular places to stay when in Peru

In Peru, as everywhere else in the world, places to stay such as hotels, dormitories, youth hostels, and others are classified by stars up to a maximum up to five. They depend on the facilities available. Interestingly, in Peru in smaller towns, some of the best hotels offered are those that are run and managed […]

Peru’s Machu Picchu Campaign

Peruvian sports stars, Surfing world champion Sofia Mulanovich and international soccer player Claudio Pizarro will team up within the next few days for a special media campaign to boost votes worldwide for the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu as one of the new 7 world wonders. Lima’s football club Universitario del Deportes will also […]

Peru authorities extend emergency situation for Chan Chan

Peruvian authorities approved an urgency decree on Wednesday which extends the current effective emergency situation for the archaeological complex of Chan Chan by another 120 days, informed president Alan Garcia. This measure was approved upon the request of the Interior Ministry during a cabinet session today. As part of its decentralization efforts, Peru’s ministerial cabinet […]

Number of foreigners entering Peru grew by 14.4 per cent in February

Peru’s National Institute for Statistics and Information (INEI) informed that the number of foreigners who entered Peru in the month of February 2007 increased by 14.4 per cent in comparison to 2006. Foreigners came mainly from the United States (27.3 %), Chile (16.1 %), Bolivia (10.8 %), Spain (9 %), Ecuador (6.4 %), and Colombia […]

Peru upgrades Nasca Lines, Amazon river head, Kuelap as tourist hot spot

Peru’s tourism minister Mercedes Aráoz announced on Thursday that in 2007 S/. 8.7 million Nuevo Soles (US$ 2.75 million) will be allocated to upgrade the popular Nasca lines as a tourist hot spot. From that money, 1.7 million soles will be used to improve access routes and 2 million soles will be invested in the […]

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