Breaking Travel News Peru to Become 2012’s hottest holiday destination Peru to Become 2012’s hottest holiday destination, a leading online holiday specialist, say that Peru is set to become one of the most popular destinations of 2012 as tourists from around the world flock to sample the delights of this exotic country and its excellent tourist amenities.

The South American country has been devoted to making improvements to its tourism infrastructure recently, with total investment expected to top $450 million (USD) by 2016. The Lima Chamber of Commerce expect this investment to pay off as Peru’s tourism levels are projected to rise between 12 and 14 per cent this year. say it’s this investment coupled with the country’s uniqueness as a holiday destination that is responsible for the increasing popularity of holidays to Peru.

Mark Attwell, MD of, comments: “Peru is a fascinating country - home to the ancient lost city of Machu Picchu, the breath-taking Amazon Rainforest and the incredible Andes, it’s also a holiday destination where the majesty of the old Incan worlds and the buzz of modern life intertwine. Peru has invested heavily in its tourist infrastructure in recent years, bringing its amenities in line with popular Mediterranean holiday spots and increasing its appeal with even the most timid holidaymakers.”

Peru’s tourism levels have been growing steadily over the years as more cheap holiday deals have become available to adventurous travellers. According to figures posted by the World Tourism Organisation, Peru reportedly saw a nine per cent increase in tourism levels in 2011 and with visitor numbers this year expected to be even higher say that Peru is cementing its position as a holiday destination on the rise.