Peru moves to Argentina in South America as the country that Chilea

Figures from the National Tourism Service of Chile August are historical, as the first country of the Rio de la Plata is displaced as a destination.

Lima. The report published in the newspaper El Mercurio of Chile said that between January and August 2012 Argentina received 964 000 809 Chileans, while Peru 987 000 739, so that the latter accounts for 37.8% of visits to Chile outside.

According to the report, this trend is because Lima has become a very attractive destination, with Arequipa, Cusco and the country's northern beaches. Another important factor is corporate travel, the growth of trade relations.

In this regard, the commercial manager of Travel Fallabela Andres Sainte-Marie, in eight months highlights that demand for destinations offering packages with Peruvians grew by 70%.

For its part, the Commission for the Promotion of Peru Export and Tourism reported that in 2012 invested more than a million dollars in advertising, strategic alliances, campaign communications and media activities with tourism industry professionals from Chile.

It is estimated that Chileans who arrived in Peru by Jorge Chavez International Airport and the border point of Santa Rosa (Tacna), generated in 2011 about 146 million dollars in foreign exchange.

Currently Chile maintains direct connectivity of 52 weekly flights via Lan, Taca and Sky Airlines. According to a recent study PROMPERÚ on Chilean Tourist Profile arriving at Jorge Chavez airport, it stays in Peru seven nights and spends on average $ 850.


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