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Articles tagged “peru”

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Colombia and Peru Only Two Countries Increasing Share of U.S. Inbound Travelers in 2021

This chart below from the United States National Travel and Tourism Office came out this week, and two countries are standout in an otherwise dismal-but-improving 2021 inbound travel market. Colombia is emerging as a force to be reckoned with, as we wrote in detail last month. CountryArrivalsShareChange from 2020Change from 2019Change in 2021 RankTotal22,100,453100.00%15.00%-72.20%From 20191Mexico10,396,72447.00%52.70%-43.30%↑+12Canada2,529,02211.40%-47.40%-87.80%↓…

Tourism

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.

Peru’s Challenge to Build Tourism Outside the Shadows of Machu Picchu

Cruises

The Luxury Cruise Lines Sailing the Waters of the Amazon

As European rivers become overcrowded, luxury travelers are looking to escape the masses. They are finding the isolation they seek in Peru's Amazon region.

The Luxury Cruise Lines Sailing the Waters of the Amazon

Tourism

Bangkok Overtakes London as Most Visited International Destination in 2016

The Asia-Pacific region is continues to grow as a powerhouse of international travel destinations. But the global cities enjoying the most spending from international travelers remain the usual suspects.

Bangkok Overtakes London as Most Visited International Destination in 2016

Skift Originals

Searching for the Solution to Tourism Overcrowding in Top Destinations

Overcrowding is one of the biggest issues plaguing destinations. Here I outline a smart new way to allow free-market forces to not only limit overcrowding, but spread out the visitors and help fill the off-peak dates.

Searching for the Solution to Tourism Overcrowding in Top Destinations

Hotels

Best Travel Ads This Week: The Colorful Spontaneous Side of Travel

Best Travel Ads This Week: The Colorful Spontaneous Side of Travel

Airlines

Best travel videos this week: Making viewers care from Peru to Malaysia

Best travel videos this week: Making viewers care from Peru to Malaysia

Tourism

Peruvian developers accused of destroying 4,000 year-old pyramids

Although tourism traffic inflicts a significant amount of wear and tear on historic ruins, there's a clear long-term incentive for most people not to destroy the artifacts on display.

Hotels

Hotel design literally frames the Pacific Ocean along the Peruvian coast

The most remarkable hotel designs are often never built, but their creation is integral to the development of realistic hotel design, even if aspects of each unique idea can only be implemented one at a time.

Hotel design literally frames the Pacific Ocean along the Peruvian coast

Media and PR

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” episode 7 recap: Peruvian chocolate

Parts Unknown has proved itself to be an insightful look at the world of travel and food, where the two intersect, and their very real socioeconomic impacts. Next week is the last season and we’ll be sad to see it end so quickly.

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” episode 7 recap: Peruvian chocolate