PromPerú, the government’s tourism promoter reported that in 2017, 598,685 U.S. travelers came to the Inca country for tourism. “PromPerú’s numbers detailed that international arrivals to Peru have grown by five percent each year since 2013.”, you can read in Peru Reports.
PromPerú credits the rise to increased marketing campaigns in the United States. “They have collaborated with media like the New York Times and Lonely Planet, and coordinated the final of the popular reality series ‘The Bachelor’ to air its finale in Peru.”, Peru Reports says.
As for how much money U.S. tourists spend in the country, Peru Reports informs that it is a total investment of about $4.5 billion dollars, which translates into an average of $1,5000 US dollars per person.
Visitors from other countries spend about $1,000 dollars per person, according to this information.
“In a recent travel feature, the New York Times recommended Kuélap as one of its ‘52 Places to Go in 2018,’ calling it the perfect alternative to Machu Picchu.”, said Peru Reports.
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