Town of Machu Picchu. Mar. 31 (ANDINA)- The people of the district of Machu Picchu. also known as Aguas Calientes. will offer a special welcome to the first visitors who arrive tomorrow to the reopening of the Inca citadel. the mayor Edgar Miranda reported Wednesday.
In declarations to Andina news agency. he highlighted that school children dressed with typical clothes and balloons. besides from music bands and dance groups. will welcome the travelers.
The reception will begin at the train station and continue to the bus stop where the buses go up the citadel. The first train will arrive a little after 09:00 hours (14:00 GMT).
The mayor said that the visit of Lima’s authorities is expected as well as the presence of US actress Susan Sarandon. whom might be offered an appreciation for her contribution in the reactivation of tourism. if the circumstances allow it.
Miranda indicated that there are already tourists in the town waiting for the reopening of Machu Picchu. 'There are cases of hotels with an occupancy rate of 50 percent. Tourism has started to move again'.