Indian tourist influx to Peru will have increased 20% by the end of 2019,
's Commercial Office Tourism Advisor Aromica Bhattacharya has projected.
According to the official, some 10,000 sightseers from the Asian nation arrived in the Inca country in 2018, mainly to visit Machu Picchu
in Cusco region.
A delegation of tourism operators —joined by the advisor— currently visit Peru for the first time and will have the opportunity to arrive in the cities of Chiclayo
, Trujillo, and Cusco, as well as the Sacred Valley
and the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu
Furthermore, Bhattacharya indicated the travel agency's representatives are top-level and come from various regions of India.
"I believe that the results of the efforts undertaken by the private sector, aimed at promoting Peru as a great tourist destination
, will be seen in a year," Apotur
Head Heddy Espinoza said.