Tourism has become the third economic sector in Peru, behind mining

Tourism in the peruse become the third economic sector at the end of this year in Peru, behind mining and fishing, with the arrival of about 2.85 million tourists to the country with a foreign exchange earnings by 3.300 million, said the president of the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur), Carlos Canales.

He estimated that investments in the hotel sector will exceed 1,500 billion between 2013 and 2017 and noted that occupancy levels of the hotels in the Lima district of Miraflores reach 85%.

He argued that Peru is in the areas of international fashion and is an opportunity that should be exploited to generate plants with a return of tourism investment in eight years.
Domestic tourism in Peru

Domestic tourism in Peru

He further stressed that corporate tourism in our country should end 2012 with a growth of over 15%, which means the annual organization of 90 international events, business meetings and conferences.

In that sense, cities such as Arequipa and Paracas (Ica) are in the ability to capture a larger number of events.

In its participation in the fiftieth edition of the Annual Conference of Executives (Cade) held in Arequipa, President of Canatur said that for two years following the growth prospects in this area could be 30%.

There are also international meetings of multinational planning appointments made ​​in Peru, spending approximately $ 600.000 per 500 people per meeting.


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