Exploration

APEC Aims to Double Tourist Flow By 2025

Tourism ministers from 21 Asia-Pacific Rim countries meeting in Lima this past week have agreed to work together to double the flow of tourists by 2025, to 800 million per year. The APEC agenda includes increasing flight connections and facilitting greater access to destinations.  Mexico’s representatives indicated that there is also a […]

Choquequirao – Field  Report 2015

Choquequirao – Field Report 2015

By Gary Ziegler ✐ A short narrative of visits to Machu Picchu’s sister ceremonial site in April and November of 2015.  I am just back from accompanying a small, interested group from US Embassy staff in Lima to Choquequirao, the remote, mountain Inca royal estate that has been a research […]

Tucume Museum — A Best World Tourism Project

Tucume Museum — A Best World Tourism Project

The Tucume Museum, on the north coast in Lambayeque, has been recognized by the British Travel Writers Guild, BTWG, as one of this year’s Best World Tourism Projects. The museum re-opened in late 2014 after a remodeling that required an investment of some $3.5 million and included a new distribution […]

Cultural Law Repealed: Cusco 1, Peru 0

Cultural Law Repealed: Cusco 1, Peru 0

Cusco went back to work Friday, following the repeal in Congress of Law 1198 that was to open doors to private investment and support in developing Peru’s huge untapped historical and archaeological resources. In the 48-hour strike that had some 14,000 tourists stuck in different parts of Cusco since Wednesday, […]