Peru welcomed a total of 4.198 million tourists in 2018, 65% of them for vacations
, the 2018 Foreign Tourist Profile report (PTE) has informed.
According to the Exports and Tourism Promotion Board's (PromPeru) report, 629,708 visitors arrived in the Inca country for business purposes, a 27% increase compared to 2017.
Concerning tourists' origin —not including Peruvians who reside abroad—, 60% of sightseers were from South America, 18% from North America, and 14% from Europe.
The majority of visitors came from Chile (27%), the United States (14%), and Ecuador (7%).
Likewise, the PTE indicated tourists stayed approximately 10 nights in 2018 and spent US$932 in average.
Furthermore, Australian visitors spent the most money on their trips to Peru, reaching US$3,573.