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Peru nominated for World Travel Awards 2015

Machu Picchu.Foto: ANDINA/Archivo

Machu Picchu.Foto: ANDINA/Archivo

13:45 | Lima, Oct. 28.

Once again, Peru could claim more World Travel Awards (WTA).

For 2015, the country has been nominated in the following categories: World's Leading Culinary Destination, Leading Green Destination, Leading City Break Destination (Lima), Leading Tourist Attraction, Leading Tourist Board and Leading Tourism Authority Website, among others.

In this sense, Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Magali Silva requested Peruvians to cast a vote to support Peruvian nominees thru October 31, 2015.

It must be noted 'City Break destination' is a booming category. Nominees are metropolis offering travelers a cosmopolitan and modern weekend getaway filled with alternatives, such as an exquisite gastronomy.

She also highlighted the fact that government-run peru.travel website is nominated in the Leading Tourism Authority Website category. Likewise, Peru’s Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (Promperu) could become the world’s best tourism office.

Peru.travel is available in several languages, such as English, Portuguese, Italian, French, German and Japanese. It aims to position our country among the world’s top destinations.

Official information for tourists is offered by logging on to the website. Thus, it serves as guide for travelers.

Recently, during the WTA regional edition -held in Bogota (Colombia)- Peru was declared South America’s Leading Culinary Destination and Leading Cultural Destination.

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Published: 10/28/2015
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