- Dec. 1, 2016
-- Without a doubt the image of Machu Picchu is one great totems of the travel industry. It is a favorite destination for the global traveler The mix of the exotic, historical, architectural, and geographical features that makes Machu Picchu a universally recognized travel industry icon. In fact it's own popularity places it in jeopardy of being damaged. through The sheer numbers of tourists that visit every year are so large that it cannot be easily managed. Such damage cannot easily be repaired and it is often irreversible. Peru has reduced the number of site visitors to 2, 500 both on the site and on the Inca trail as well. In the 80's visitors peaked at 100,000. However in 2013 tourism grew to 1.2 million in that one year alone.
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