Lima. Aug. 24 (ANDINA). The beauty of Lake Titicaca in Puno. southern Peru. can now be seen gracing the cover of Mexican edition of top travel magazine Travel+Leisure. which also includes a 10-page article describing the top attractions of Cusco and Puno.
Mexican reporter Daniela Vaca and photographer Theda Acha were greatly impressed by southern Peru's culture. gastronomy and natural lanscapes. especially Machu Picchu. one of the Seven Wonders of the World. the Sacred Valley and Chinchero peasant community. in Cusco.
During their trip in Chinchero. they met traditional artisans in women's craft collectives and learned about their lives. These women sell their articrafts in a small market located on the top of a mountain. said the article named ‘Esplendor Inca’.
Travel+Leisure is a US-based magazine which focuses on leisure travel and features resorts. restaurants. cuisine. and entertainment. It includes World's Best Awards. a reader survey rating destinations and travel providers.
The Mexican edition of Travel+Leisure is addressed to potencial Mexican travelers. who spend US$15.000 per year. only in travel. Its circulation reaches 46.500 and 186.000 readers.
This article is the result of a press tour organized by Peru’s Export and Tourism Promotion Board (Promperu). June 21-29. as part of its strategy to position Peru's image abroad.
The tour included journalists from Mexican media namely Travel+Leisure magazine. Reforma daily and Expressions magazine. reported Promperu.
All of them praised the great services and quality of Peruvian hotels such as Miraflores Park Plaza (Lima). Monasterio (Cusco). Rio Sagrado (Sacred Valley) and Titilaka (Puno). as well as Lan's service. which provided national and international tickets.