South America is a premier travel destination, and continues year on year to show strong growth with international visitors. Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Columbia are the strongest growth counties, with the mature markets of Brazil and Argentina remaining strong. Social and economic stability in the continent over the last 10 years (particularly in Peru & Bolivia) have strengthened international interest for tourism.
South America boasts many points of interest including natural, historic, archaeological and modern attractions, plus more than 60 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Source: www.unesco.org)
In 2011 (according to travel state government statistics – USA) 375,000 US Citizens visited Peru, of which the average household income was 110,000 US Dollars.
Talking from their main sales office in Cusco Peru, Managing Director – Paul Jones commented ‘With the rise in fame of the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Machu Picchu, tourism in Peru is showing strong growth year on year. Luxury properties, services, trains and Amazon River cruises are booming. Recent large investments from well-known hotel chains like J.W. Marriot, The Orient Express Group and lesser known national chains - Casa Andina and Inkaterra only confirm the increase in demand. In response to this increased demand we are proud to launch a new range of luxury Peru tours for 2012. These tours encompass all major destinations in Peru, and are designed to satisfy the needs of travelers that are looking for the ultimate in Peruvian hospitality and luxury travel.’
For more information on luxury travel in Peru, and to see their new selection of tours, please visit their website - http://totallylatinamerica.com/