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Long Weekends in 2012 to Generate $800 Million in Tourism – Govt

The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism said Peru’s long weekends in 2012 should generate $800 million in extra business in the tourism industry. Peru’s government announced last week that in 2012 there will be eight long weekends, in an attempt to increase local tourism, state news agency Andina reported.  […]

One Million Tourists Visit Machu Picchu in 2011

One Million Tourists Visit Machu Picchu in 2011

The ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, uncovered from overgrowth and obscurity 100 years ago by U.S. explorer Hiram Bingham, will have received at least one million tourists by the end of this year, according to Percy Canales, president of the National Chamber of Tourism, Canatur. The number of visitors […]