Peru: goal of one million visitors for Machu Picchu in 2013

Posted on November 23, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Travel News

Machu Picchu Peru, From 2013, the historic sanctuary aims to increase the number of visitors, thanks to the efforts of a promotional campaign in emerging markets. The president of the National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR), Carlos Canales , asked the government to set this figure as a goal given that in recent years has come to exceed 630,000 visitors a year. “This implies a dynamic promotional campaign aimed at emerging market niches, where tourism is consolidated in the world. Brazil and Uruguay are with growth exceeding 40%,” he said. Read Article

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