Having taken the title of World’s Leading Culinary Destination for the past seven years at the World Travel Awards, food tops the agenda as Breaking Travel News speaks to Sandra Doig, deputy director of PromPeru, during World Travel Market in London.
Picking up the trophies for World’s Leading Cultural Destination and World’s Leading Tourist Attraction for Machu Picchu, Rosario Pajuelo Escobar from the Peru Trade, Tourism & Investment Office in Belgium, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have taken the prestigious honours.
Having been selected as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination by the World Travel Awards for the sixth consecutive year, Elisabeth Hakim, marketing coordinator at PromPeru, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have taken the honour. Speaking at World Travel Market in London she also tells us how important the UK is as a source market for the Latin American destination.
Renzo Benavente from the Commercial Office of Perú in Ecuador speaks to Breaking Travel News as he picks up the trophies for South America’s Leading Culinary Destination, South America’s Leading Cultural Destination and South America’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.
Peruvian cuisine is a wonderful mix of unique ingredients and exciting flavours, all weaved together into all sorts of colourful creativity.
Peru has been chosen as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination by the World Travel Awards for the sixth consecutive year. At the same time, Machu Picchu has been recognised as the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction by voters at the World Travel Awards.
Breaking Travel News talks to Elizabeth Hakim, senior UK markets coordinator, PromPerú, at World Travel Market in London. With concern growing about ‘over-tourism’ she tells why a licence system has been introduced at Machu Picchu, while also explaining that there is much more to the destination that just adventure travel.
South American tourism hotspot Peru has been nominated in 29 categories in the global edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards Grand Final will take place at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Vietnam on December 10th.
Permits to trek Peru’s Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in 2018 are being released four months early, October 1st. Peru’s ministry of culture issue 500 permits a day for the four-day hike with 200 being issued to tourists and the other 300 reserved for cooks, porters and guides.
María del Carmen de Zamora Reparaz, who has held the position of deputy minister of tourism at the Ministry of Foreign Trade & Tourism in Peru since 2014, was on Friday recognised with the title of South America’s Leading Travel Personality by the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News traces her remarkable career.
Quito Tourism has led winners at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the title of Latin America’s Leading Destination for the fourth consecutive year. Also among the winners at the red carpet event hosted by Swissôtel Lima was PromPerú, recognised by World Travel Awards voters as South America’s Leading Tourist Board for the first time.
Peruvian capital Lima is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will take place at Swissôtel Lima on Friday, July 1st. Hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry will attend the red carpet ceremony, with the best among them recognised with the prestigious World Travel Awards trophies.