Peru is the 3rd most attractive destination in the UK

The English magazine “Wanderlust” selected Peru as the third most attractive tourist destination, this selection was made based on an annual survey among more than 100 thousand readers of this medium in 112 countries.

The Wanderlust Travel Awards took place in the city of London in early February and the award was received by the Commercial Counselor of Peru in this city, Jaime Cárdenas, representing the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism ( Mincetur).

Source: Boletín OCEX Nº 75 (Oficinas Comerciales del Perú en el Exterior) – MINCETUR

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OMT- Standard of Accessible Tourism for All

The ONCE Foundation, the Spanish Standardization Association, UNE and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held the first working meeting to prepare an International Standard for Tourism accessible to all.

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The future Standard will be called: “ISO 21902 Tourism and related services – Accessible tourism for all, requirements and recommendations”. This regulation will be under the responsibility of the Technical Committee TC 228, in charge of tourism and related services within the framework of ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and is expected to be approved in 2018.

Source: SmartTravelNews

Oath of the AGOTUR Directive

On Wednesday, February 22nd of this year, the Association of Official Guides of Tourism La Libertad swore to its new board of directors, headed by its president, Mrs. Pamela Cayetano, in this ceremony was also attended by the main Authorities related to Tourism, Tourism Sub-Management and Local Economic Development Management of the Provincial Municipality of Trujillo and the Sub-Management of Tourism of the Regional Government La Libertad.

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“Marinera Para Todos” Third Festival

It will be held on February 11th at the Inca Coliseum from 4 pm.

Contará con la presentación de coreografías grupales y de parejas a cargo de las agrupaciones D’ Sangre Peruana, Herencia de Campeones, Orgullo Trujillano, Orígenes Moche, Ricardo Llerena, Abraham Rosales y el Centro del Adulto Mayor de Essalud Trujillo, entre otras. Asimismo, campeones de marinera como Gino Morales Padilla.

Tras la muestra, los asistentes recibirán clases gratuitas. El evento tendrá el marco musical a cargo del cantautor de marinera y productor de los discos de marinera cantada ‘Arriba las Palmas’, Guillermo Martínez Vargas; y con la música en vivo de la Banda de la MPT y de la Policía Nacional del Perú.

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“Este es un show de ingreso libre que busca contribuir a la difusión de nuestro baile de bandera y a su vez fortalecer la identidad cultural de la población local”, manifestó la Subgerente de Turismo de la MPT, Miriam Gayoso Paredes.

La finalidad es acercar la marinera al pueblo a través de espectáculos gratuitos de este baile; llevándola a las calles y plazas; sin tener que recurrir a grandes sumas de dinero para poder asistir a espectáculos privados.

En esta edición se espera superar a la cifra de participantes del 2016, la cual fue de más de mil 500 asistentes entre trujillanos y visitantes nacionales y extranjeros.

14th Fair per Day of Pisco Sour

The Provincial Municipality of Trujillo through the Tourism Department co-organized the event of the Chamber of Commerce and Production of La Libertad (CCPLL), attended by around 10,000 people, both locals and tourists, and celebrated

the 14th Pisco Sour and 13th Gastronomic Festival of Trujillo

For the first time, the contest was held on the main esplanade of the Mall  Plaza on Saturday, February 4th from 11:00 a.m.

1 (2)The event was attended by 40 Trujillana companies, most representative of the tourism sector, including restaurants, cevicherías, cafes, confectioneries, gastronomic schools, bars and similar; which made use of modern, spacious and safe infrastructure stands.

Attendees tasted delicious typical dishes, such as kid, guinea pig, ceviche, pig to the cylinder, jungle food, cremoladas and the different varieties of pisco sour.

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