Lima. May 29 (ANDINA). Foreign Trade and Tourism regional director Victor Hugo Perez reported Saturday that Cusco expects to receive some 800.000 local and foreign visitors during the high season months of June. July and September. that is 100.000 more people compared to the same period last year.
The most popular sites to visit in Cusco include the Sacred Valley of the Incas including the archaeological parks of Ollantaytambo and Pisac. Sacsayhuaman. the museums of Historical Center. Macchu Picchu –reopened in April- and the Imperial City’s festivities.
'We'll spare no efforts in promotion. In these past days in which the visit of tourists has recovered. we will have better prospects of reaching the figures of 2009 and exceed them'. he stated.
The officer ratified their participation in the 2010 Latin America and Europe Trade Show of Tourism. Art and Culture (Euroal) to take place from June 3 to 5 in Málaga. Spain. where experiential tourism in Lamay and Calca will be featured.
Perez also pointed out that they had worked on positioning alternative archaeological regions to Machu Picchu. with great acceptance among the visitors. who travel now by the south valley of Cusco and the provinces of Quispicanchi and Canchis.