Cultural and Travel News Peru

Lima hosts an exhibition showing crafts from all over Peru

Friday May 27, 2016

The Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry in Peru is organizing a fair called “From our hands” with the purpose of promoting the handmade works from local artisans and to be able to turn this into a source of income for them.

During this year’s edition 123 artisans coming from Lima, Ayacucho, Cusco, Cajamarca, Piura, Puno, Junin, Arequipa, Huancavelica,Loreto, Amazonas, Apurimac, Callao, La Libertd, Pasco, Lambayeque, San Martin and Ucayali will participate.

Every year the event grows bigger, developing itself as a way for the artisans to connect with the market (more…)

Peru named Best International Emerging Destination

Friday May 20, 2016

The minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism stated that according to the Lonely Planet Magazine in India, Peru is the “Best International Emerging Destination”.

This recognition indicates that India has a growing interest in Peru, its history, culture and gastronomy.

Due to Peru’s promotional efforts it is expected that more and more tourists from India will come to visit Peru.

During the Travel awards organized by the Lonely Planet Magazine in Mumbai City, India, Peru received the prize for Best International Emerging Destination.

Peru and Malaga work together on tourism & gastronomy

Friday May 13, 2016

The minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism in Peru has stated that the authorities in Peru and Malaga will work together on tourist development, gastronomy and investment issues.

The Peruvian minister met with the president of the county council of Malaga during the annual meeting of the World Tourism Organization. This meeting is meant to exchanges experiences and learn about the tourism models and investment and export opportunities and strategies.

The minister noted that Peru has been working hard to turn tourism into a source of employment and income for the country. (more…)

Peru’s Travel Mart kicks off promo in Panama

Tuesday March 15, 2016

The Peru Travel Mart is the ideal platform to promote the Peruvian products and to close deals with wholesalers and tour operators. This event will take place this year May 13-16 for the 23rd time, and will take place in the Lima Convention Center.

The exports and tourism promotion board (PromPeru) together with the commercial office of Peru (OCEX) started promoting the event with an informative workshop which will be held in Panama City.

Both the OCEX and PromPeru demonstrated the benefits of attending this special event. (more…)

Eat Ceviche before you die!

Monday February 29, 2016

The U.S website PureWow about lifestyle, with 4 million readers, included the Peruvian dish ceviche in their “21 things all foodies need to eat before they die”.

The Peruvian ceviche was placed on number 3 on the list on the PureWow website. The dishes included in the list are recommended to be eaten in the country of origin.

The article recommends people to combine the ceviche with the Peru’s National Drink: Pisco sour. (more…)

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