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

Friday December 14, 2018

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…)

Museo Larco Peru Considered one of Top 25 Museums in World

Wednesday October 11, 2017

TripAdvisor, a very popular website offering all types of different advice to people traveling the world, published its list of the 25 best museums in the world over the past year with this year´s list featuring the Larco Museum in Lima, Peru. According to the site, 96% of visitors rated the museum as “excellent” or “very good”.

Officially ranked 22nd on the list, the distinction marks the first time that a Peruvian museum has been part of the prestigious list. While Machu Picchu always has made TripAdvisor´s list of the top ten tourist attractions around the world (more…)

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