CUZCO, Peru – As many a Peruvian traveler can tell you, climbing Machu Picchu is easy, especially if you take one of those tourist buses that do most of the work. Cuzco (often spelled Cusco) …
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Peru’s Challenge to Build Tourism Outside the Shadows of Machu Picchu
Peru has done a lot in terms of diversifying its tourism industry, but a stronger emphasis on a unified vision for tourism is still needed. If governments don’t start prioritizing tourism — which has far-reaching impacts on other industries, the environment, and the lives of locals — we’re going to lose critical parts of history that help explain who we are and how we got here.
Rebecca Stone, Skift | 3 years ago
Peru Protects Rainbow Mountain Tourism From Mining Sector
Peru is smart to protect its thriving tourist attractions from foreign mining interests. The short-term payoff from mining concessions is nothing compared to the importance of preserving sustainable tourism growth.
Laura Millan Lombrana, Bloomberg | 3 years ago
Peru Wants Machu Picchu’s Sacred Sister to Attract More Tourists
It's one thing when New York tries to funnel tourists into lesser-known parts of the city. It will be another to pull that off in the remote, delicate ecosystem that contains Machu Picchu and its Sacred Sister.
John Quigley, Bloomberg | 4 years ago