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6 million Peruvians will benefit from natural gas by 2021

Wednesday December 04, 2019
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6 million Peruvians will benefit from natural gas by 2021

The Peruvian Minister of Energy and Mines, Juan Carlos Liu, declared that 6 million Peruvians will benefit from the natural gas service for residential use by 2021.

“4 million Peruvians throughout the country already have the natural gas service. Our objective for 2021 is to provide this cheap gas service for 6 million citizens,” he declared.

Minister Liu and President Martin Vizcarra visited the Carabayllo district to attend the ceremony of natural gas connection for the 900.000th beneficiary (more…)

Sipan Museum receives almost 3 million visits since opening 2002

Wednesday December 04, 2019
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Sipan Museum receives almost 3 million visits since opening 2002

Over 2.8 million of persons visited the National “Sipan Museum” since its opening in 2002. The Sipan Museum is the main tourist attraction of the Lambayeque region and Chiclayo and one of the most visited places in Peru after Machu Picchu.

Visitors are mainly surprised because of the funeral collection that includes jewels, headdresses, and ornaments made out of gold, silver, copper, and beautiful stones which decorate its leftovers inside the disclosed tomb, that was discovered intact in 1987. (more…)

Q’uma: Responsible Enterprise sells Peruvian Chocolate

Friday November 15, 2019
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This chocolate convention assures a constructive living situation for its 120 direct female cultivators, in the middle of the Peruvian Andes. Uncover where to find your candy bar!

Cacao is known for its qualities that make people feel good, from fostering mood to bettering digestion. Thanks to Q’uma, a Peruvian chocolate business, consumers will feel even better.

The name Q’uma comes from the Aymaran word q’umara, (more…)

Nazca Lines suffering from climate changes

Thursday October 03, 2019
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CNN in español recently published an article on the Nazca lines in Peru, showcasing their enigmatic ways and zoomorphic figures. The sumptuous archaeological site is located on Panamericana Sur Highway, approximately 400 kilometers south of Lima, the Peruvian capital. CNN offered suggestions for visitors, a brief history of the lines, as well as outlining the major theories of the Nazca line purpose. One example, the Lady of Nazca, portrayed the lines as enormous solar and lunar calendars.

The Nazca Lines are mysterious symbols (more…)

Barranco: Lima’s coolest neighborhood

Friday September 27, 2019
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The Barranco district of Lima, Peru has legitimate “cool” status. Time Out Magazine, based in England, has listed Barranco in the top 30 coolest neighborhoods. Time Out is a magazine that ranks countries in all different categories. From the most romantic cities, the best cocktails in the world, to the worlds wildest and cheapest party cities. Time Out does a lot of ranking, and Barranco has certainly caught their eye.

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Avoid the Cusco – Santa Teresa Route for travelling to Machu Picchu

Monday February 04, 2019
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Avoid the Cusco – Santa Teresa Route for travelling to Machu Picchu

The Management of Exterior Commercial and Tourism (Dircetur) put out a notice that tourists should not use the Cusco Santa Maria route by bus to get to Machu Picchu during the present rainy season. The recent accidents and situations have put the lives of those visiting Cusco in danger.

“We understand that you want to get to Machu Picchu and one of the options is through the Cusco – Santa Maria – Santa Teresa; however, in the rainy season (December – March) this route is not safe. (more…)

Unique experience in Lima: dinner in the sky!

Thursday January 24, 2019
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Unique experience in Lima: dinner in the sky!

With an investment of US $ 1.5 million, today the exclusive “Dinner In the Sky” will start to operate in Peru! This is the time a restaurant in Peru to offer its services on a platform in the air. The platform is located in Mamacona, district of Lurín (Lima), will be inaugurated on January 25th.

The experience of dining 45 meters high an elevated outdoor platform, arrived in Peru thanks to the initiative of businessman Edgard Reaño and the Belgian franchise “Dinner in the Sky”, present in 70 countries of the world, including Brazil and Mexico. (more…)

Peru Breaks Open Indian Tourism Market By Promoting Their Highlights

Monday January 14, 2019
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Peru Breaks Open Indian Tourism Market By Promoting Their Highlights

People all around the world are slowly getting aware of all the natural beauty and ancient culture that Peru offers. The next country to be convinced about the need to visit Peru will be India, as Peru will showcase its highlights during the 26th Leading Travel Trade Show of South Asia (SATTE). This has been announced by Peru’s Domestic and Foreign Tour Operators Association (Apotur).

To wit, Peru has sent six big Peruvian tour operators to India to promote the country during the major event (more…)

Peru: More than Machu Picchu

Friday January 11, 2019
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Peru: More than Machu Picchu

Peru is so much more than Machu Picchu. In this article, you will read about other tourist attractions in Peru that, all together, have been visited by more than 1 million tourists.

When people think about Peru, the first thing they think about is often Machu Picchu. This isn’t without reason: the old Inca citadel is, without a doubt, a wonder of the world and one of the main tourist attractions in Peru. However, there is so much more beauty in Peru than “just” Machu Picchu, and it seems that travellers start to see that as well. (more…)

Peru’s 3rd biggest Sector Regarding Income Is the Tourism Industry

Friday December 14, 2018
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Peru’s 3rd biggest Sector Regarding Income Is the Tourism Industry

The ever-growing tourism industry in Peru has secured a good position. Not only is it one of the biggest sectors when it comes to both direct and indirect employment, but it is also of high importance when it comes to revenue. This has been announced by the president of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL) Yolanda Torriani.

The sector, with 1.3 million workers, is good to employ nearly 8% of all of the Economically Active Population (EAP). In other words, for every twelve working people (more…)

Rainbow Mountain now 2nd most visited destination in Peru

Friday December 14, 2018
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Rainbow Mountain now 2nd most visited destination in Peru

The Rainbow Mountains, or Montaña Winikunka as the land sight is officially called, is now the second most visited tourist attraction in the old Inca Country of Peru. The natural phenomenon, which can be found between the Quispicanchi and Canchis provinces in the region of Cusco is only beaten by the famous Inca sanctuary of Machu Picchu.

This information has been affirmed by the governor of Cusco, Edwin Licona, right after he returned from Lima. Licona was in Lima to meet the Peruvian President (more…)

CNN has chosen Peruvian Doctor as Hero 2018!

Friday December 14, 2018
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CNN has chosen Peruvian Doctor as Hero 2018!

The CNN Hero of the Year Award has been handed out to the Peruvian doctor Ricardo Pun-Chong this year, due to his great effort in social work and to make the world better for everyone.

CNN praises Pun-Chong for his hard work to organize basic needs to children and their families: while the kids receive treatment in the hospital, the family members receive free housing and meals.

This is especially important because in Peru many families go from the secluded rural parts to the bigger cities (more…)

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