Peru's Machu Picchu named world's leading tourist attraction

12:37 | Lisbon (Portugal), Dec. 3.

Machu Picchu has won —for the second time in a row— the World's Leading Tourist Attraction award this year, Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) has informed.

The World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 took place in Lisbon, Portugal, unveiling the globe's finest travel brands. 

During the event, the Inca country was awarded two other accolades: World's Leading Culinary Destination —for the seventh time— and World's Leading Cultural Destination

Back in September, WTA announced South America's 2018 winners. 

On that occasion, Peru won four awards: Leading Tourist Attraction, Leading Culinary Destination, Leading Cultural Destination, and Leading Tourist Board. 

About World Travel Awards

WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Today, the WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Each year, WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.


Published: 12/3/2018