One of the 7 wonders of the world, we refer to Machu Picchu is number 1 in the list of the 25 most popular attractions in the world in the TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards 2016, published today in the most influential tourism portal in the world Tripavisor.
With great emotion the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva indicated that “We are proud to report that our wonder of the world has received the votes of millions of digital users of TripAdvisor, obtaining the first place in the list of the 25 places of most popular interest in the world.
Machu Picchu gained in preferences to other world-class tourist attractions such as the Sheikh Zayed Mosque of the United Arab Emirates, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple and St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican ”
“Hopefully, this recognition from TripAdvisor, probably the most consulted website at a global level at the time of planning a trip, contributes to encourage tourism to our country,” said Mincetur head.
About Tripavisor and these awards:
Edy Cuellar Margholl, director of tourism at the Chamber of Commerce of Cusco, indicated that “TripAdvisor is the largest traveler portal in the world, with close to 350 million monthly visits and more than 300 million opinions.
“Unlike other recognitions, the TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards are chosen through millions of opinions and comments from travelers from around the world, who go to the Tripavisor portal to share their experiences,” explained Edy Cuellar.
Tourism in Peru will be increased with these awards.