Peru has recently won once again the award for Best Culinary Destination at the international gala of the 25th edition of the World Travel Awards, for the seventh consecutive year.
“The gala, which took place in Portugal, became red and white since Peru not only won the prize for the best culinary destination but expert critics and international tourists chose Machu Picchu as the Best Tourist Attraction”, Perú 21 reported.
Another award won this year was the Best Cultural Destination, thanks to the country’s cultural heritage, its galleries and museums open to the public, informed the Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Exports and Tourism (Promperú).
The World Travel Awards gala, considered the “Oscars of Tourism”, according to the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal, took place in the Patio da Galé in Lisbon (Portugal) and was attended by influential people of the travel sector, Perú 21 informed.
These awards have been given out for the past 25 years, recognizing excellence in all of the sector of tourism in the world.
“The winners are chosen thanks to the vote of the public in the organization’s online platform, made up of tourism professionals, businessmen from the sector and various travelers”, the aforementioned media said.