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World tourist hotspot Machu Picchu experiences a difficult year
Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Dec 16, 2017 Leave a comment

World tourist hotspot Machu Picchu experiences a difficult year

Machu Picchu, the glorious ancient Inca city located in the Cusco region, is the main destination for tourists in Peru. The archaeological site normally receives at least 3,000 national and  Full Article »

Choquequirao to get more visitors with new road and cable car
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Nov 27, 2017 Leave a comment

Choquequirao to get more visitors with new road and cable car

The isolated Inca city that rivals the beauty and vastness of Machu Picchu will soon become easily accessible for visitors.

Europe is looking at Peru for investment opportunities
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 31, 2017 Leave a comment

Europe is looking at Peru for investment opportunities

A major Spanish business group believes Peru is on track to be the next foreign investment hub in South America. 

Leaving the house will have you jailed, and more things you need to know about the 2017 Census
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Leaving the house will have you jailed, and more things you need to know about the 2017 Census

The 2017 Peru Census will take place Sunday October 22. The mandatory survey, carried out by the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) is designed to collect information about  Full Article »

Lima citizens blame authorities for deadly fire and bus tragedy
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 22, 2017 Leave a comment

Lima citizens blame authorities for deadly fire and bus tragedy

An Ipsos survey has revealed that the majority of Lima citizens believe the city government is responsible for two recent tragedies resulting in the deaths of 12 people. Almost 90%  Full Article »

Region threatens strike over Peru’s new Machu Picchu airport
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 31, 2017 1 comment

Region threatens strike over Peru’s new Machu Picchu airport

Residents in Peru’s southern state of Cusco have threatened protests which could affect Machu Picchu tourism over the government’s delay in starting construction of the Chinchero airport. Peru’s government under  Full Article »

Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 6, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food

The World Travel Awards (WTA) have selected Peru as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination in 2016 for the fifth consecutive year. The “Oscars” of tourism have designated Peru as the  Full Article »

Peru: protest shuts down Machu Picchu tourism for two days
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 17, 2016 4 comments

Peru: protest shuts down Machu Picchu tourism for two days

A protest by hundreds of residents of a village below Machu Picchu in southern Peru blocked a key railroad, preventing thousands of tourists from visiting the Inca ruins. The Machupicchu  Full Article »

Fire kills four at Lima shopping mall ahead of APEC summit
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 16, 2016 1 comment

Fire kills four at Lima shopping mall ahead of APEC summit

Four people died in a fire Wednesday morning after being trapped in a theater during a fire in the Larcomar shopping mall in the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru. Three  Full Article »

Low-cost airline backed by Ryanair founders opens in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Low-cost airline backed by Ryanair founders opens in Peru

VivaColombia, a low-cost airline launched by the Ryan family’s Irelandia Aviation, has opened a subsidiary in Peru called Viva Air. Launched in 2012, VivaColombia was Irelandia’s first foray into South  Full Article »