Peru registers 79 increase in tourists till August 2015

first_imgThe land of record-breaking skateboarding dogs, Inca citadels, chill surf towns and possibly the world’s best cuisine, Peru, has captured the curiosity of more tourists this year and is projected to continue bringing in more in the coming years.Peru succeeded in welcoming an increase of 7.9% tourists in the period between January and August 2015 compared to last year, announced Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva.Silva hopes that tourism will reach a seven percent expansion at the year’s end. By the end of next year, the Minister has the goal set to receive four million tourists for all of 2016. In 2014, Peru counted 3.21 million tourists with an expectation for 3.5 million for the current year.“To date, results are reasonable and enable us to maintain our projections…for the medium and long-terms,” said Silva.last_img read more