Paracas generates nearly US$3 million


During last week’s Holy Week (Semana Santa) the Ica Region of Paracas may have generated close to US$3 million in tourism services. Have a nice Semana Santa? Did you travel to the Ica región of Paracas by chance?

During this past 2017 Holy Week, the Paracas beach community saw a major spike in hotel and tourism services. *The area earned an estimated US$3 million in sales, a 5% increase from the previous year* according to Andina news agency

If you have visited Paracas before you may be familiar with the site of less than half occupied hotels, but this Holy Week, *hotels reached their capacity, filling 3,000 rooms.* It is reported that on Good Friday, *over 60,000 people flowed into the area* to enjoy the delicious seafood, natural reserve parks, sand dunes and beaches.

It is never too late to visit Paracas, as it is gorgeous throughout the year and located only 4 hours from Lima *(km 245 Panamericana Sur Highway)*.

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