Peru received 10 awards in this year’s World Travel Awards South America
The World Travel Awards South America award ceremony – known as the “Oscars of the tourism world” – took place on Saturday, July 13th, in La Paz, Bolivia. Peru was awarded recognition in various categories, which include: Best Culinary Destination in South America, Best Cultural Destination in South America, and Best Touristic Attraction in South America: Machu Picchu. Meanwhile, PromPeru was recognized as the Best Tourism Office in South America. The WTA South America is one of the most prestigious events in our region’s travel industry, and was thus attended by all the main experts from the sector. Pedro Guevara, the commercial economy advisor from Peru’s Office of Exterior Commerce (OCEX) in Bolivia, was there to represent Peru and receive the awards. The winners of the South America edition will compete in the awards’ world edition, which is to be held on the 28th of November in Oman.
Businesses recognized as the best in South America:
Best Boutique Hotel 2019: Casa Andina Premium Arequipa.
Best Business Hotel: Swissotel Lima.
Best Hotel: Swissotel Lima.
Best Travel Agency: Costamar.
Best River Cruise: Jungle Experiences.
Best Green Tour Operator: Explorandes.
Businesses within Peru awarded first place in their categories:
Best Boutique Hotel 2019: Explora Valle Sagrado.
Best Business Hotel 2019: JW Marriott Hotel Lima.
Best Car Rental Company 2019: Avis.
Best Hotel in Peru 2019: Belmond Hotel Monasterio.
Best Hotel Suite 2019: Presidential Pool Suite @ Belmond Miraflores Park.
Best Luxury Boutique Hotel 2019: Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel.
Best Resort 2019: Aranwa Valle Sagrado.
Best Tour Operator 2019: Machu Travel Perú.
Best Travel Agency 2019: Alpaca Expeditions.