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Peru competes at World Travel Awards 2018 in 21 categories

Wednesday June 06, 2018

Peru competes at World Travel Awards 2018 in 21 categories

The Andean country Peru is competing in 21 different categories at the World Travel Awards 2018. This prize recognizes, celebrates, and a rewards excellence in all areas of the tourism industry.

Peru is a strong contestant since it has been named already several times best country to visit in South America for its cultural, gastronomical, and natural characteristics than attract more and more visitors from all around the world.

Director of Tourism of the Commission for the Promotion (more…)

Peru Awarded Multiple Times During World Travel Awards

Monday December 18, 2017

Peru Awarded Multiple Times During World Travel Awards

Peru has been awarded as the ‘Best Culinary Destination’ in the world for the sixth consecutive year! The archaeological complex Machu Picchu was named “Best Tourist Attraction” during the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA), held in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. Next, to that, Peru also won awards for South America’s Leading Green Destination and South America’s Leading Tourist Board.

The prizes are awarded thanks to votes on the online platform of the organization, in which professionals in tourism, entrepreneurs (more…)

Peru Named #1 Culinary Spot for 5th Consecutive Year

Wednesday December 07, 2016

At this year´s World Travel Awards, Peru was named the #1 culinary spot for the 5th consecutive year!

Every year, the World Travel Awards are held to recognize the top destinations throughout the world.

Peru now holds the great prestige of being honored for its gastronomy for so many years in a row. The Peruvian Commission for the Promotion of Export and Tourism asserted that this honor is due to a team effort in Peru.

Furthermore, Peru was named the top Culinary Destination in South America (more…)

Mancora: Best Southamerican Beach 2016

Friday July 08, 2016

Mancora: Best Southamerican Beach 2016

The World Travel Awards Declares Máncora to be South America´s Leading Beach Destination for 2016.

Each year, the World Travel Awards chooses the best beach in South America. This year´s award was given to Peru´s Máncora!

In previous years, the award has been given to San Andrés, Colombia; Mar del Plata, Argentina; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This year´s nominees for best beach destination were Easter Island, Chile; Fernando de Noronha, Brazil; Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; Mar del Plata, Argentina; Margarita Island, Venezuela; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and San Andrés, Colombia. (more…)

Peru is deemed the primary culinary destination of South America for 2016

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Peru has been named the leading culinary destination of South America for 5 years in a row. This honor was awarded for the 5th time by the World Travel Awards, which some consider to be equal to the Oscars in the movie industry.

In addition to being the favorite culinary destination in South America, Peru received awards for Lima as a conference spot and for tourism promotion across Peru.

The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva, asserted that these awards should go to all of Peru, seeing that the culinary and tourism industries encompass a large of part of working Peru. (more…)

Peru is in the running for World Travel Awards!

Monday March 21, 2016

Peru was nominated 37 times At the World Travel Awards (WTA) from 2016 , within the South American Region; Promperu is nominated for South America’s Leading Tourist Board.

The World Travel Awards have been gaining importance since 1993. The WTA is a good way to measure the excellence of the travel and tourism industry. Qualified executives and consumer travel buyers from all over the world can vote online to select a winner.

There has been a huge increase in nominations from 7 in 2015 to 37 in 2016. (more…)

Peru Receives Best Culinary Destination Award for the 4th consecutive year

Saturday December 19, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, Peru was named “best culinary destination in the world” by the World Travel Awards. Known as the “Oscar of Tourism,” each year these awards highlight the best in the travel industry in the world.

The organizers stressed that Peru has been recognized in the Latin American region and the world as a gastronomic reference, to the extent that there is a large tourism segment that is dedicated primarily to discovering and enjoying Peruvian cuisine.

Peru nominated for Travel Awards

Friday June 26, 2015

Peru has been nominated by the World Travel Award 2015 for seven categories: Best Adventure Tourism Destination, Best Culinary Destination, Best Green Destination, Best Cultural Destination, and Best Beach Destination, among others in the past Peru has won awards before such as best Culinary Destination of South America and others.

The World Travel Awards 2015 has nominated Peru for 7 awards within the South America category for this year’s event. Peru’s official tourist tourism board has made a post on social media: Get to know the nominations and support with your vote”. (more…)

Peru for 2nd time named World’s Leading Culinary Destination

Tuesday December 10, 2013

For the second year running, Peru has won the top honor as World’s Leading Culinary Destination at the 2013 World Travel Awards held in Qatar.

Renowned for its ingredients and traditional dishes, the Peruvian cuisine won the award after beating several other candidates such as Australia, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Spain, Thailand and USA.

This award is a recognition for the Peruvian gastronomy, which this year also gained another remarkable international accolade as South Americas’ Best Culinary Destination. (more…)

Tripadvisor ranks Machupicchu top attraction in the world

Friday October 25, 2013

Last week, named Machu Picchu the top attraction in the world in their 2013 World Travel Awards. The country of Peru also earned 5 out of the top 10 spots for attractions in the South America category, proving that Peru is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region!

The winners of the awards were selected by members of the TripAdvisor website. Although it is difficult to determine what type of impact this award will have on the tourism industry in Peru, many believe it will result in an increase of travelers visiting Peru and in particular the Cusco area. (more…)

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