It is with enormous pride that we share with you the wonderful news that the Finch Bay Eco Hotel has been recognized – for the 5th year in a row – as South America’s Leading Green Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2016. The Awards serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry, with votes compiled from the general public and travel [...]
Jan 27, 2015
The New York Times this month released its “52 Places to Go in 2015” list and included Peru’s beach-studded and mysterious northern coastline at a high number 18. Travel writer Nicholas Gill noted the destination as “a desert coast that begs to be explored.” The article mentions some of the prime attractions of the region such as astounding archaeological sites, the colonial centre of Trujillo, natural reserves roamed by Andean spectacled bears, and the beaches where Hemingway once made his rounds [...]
Dec 10, 2014
We are happy to announce that Peru has been named the “World’s Leading Culinary Destination” at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2014 held last Sunday night on the Caribbean island of Anguilla.
It is the third year in a row that our country received such as important recognition. Also, Peru’s tourism portal Peru.travel won in the category of ‘Best Tourism Site’. The awards were received by Mariela Soldi, Director of Image of PromPerú and were handed by Graham [...]
Nov 10, 2014
National Geographic has chosen Machu Picchu, Peru’s most famous World Heritage Site, as the travel destination for 2015. The famous magazine made the announcement via its newsletter, therefore reaching out to thousands of interested and curious international travellers. The newsletter also includes a slideshow with 21 beautiful pictures of the natural wonder of Peru: Machu Picchu.
The header of the advertisement is: “Located high in the Peruvian Andes, Machu Picchu remained hidden from the [...]
Sep 5, 2014
The Central restaurant own by Virgilio Martinez won the award for best restaurant in the region at the Latin America’s Best Restaurants awards 2014 held at the Country Club Lima Hotel. Astrid and Gaston got second place and six other Peruvian restaurants got six positions in the top 50 of Latin America. Furthermore, the Chef Choice Awards, prize delivered by the competing chefs was given to the renowned Gaston Acurio. The third Peruvian winning restaurant was Maido, ranked 7th on the list, Malabar in [...]
December 28 – January 3
Recharge with ancient Inca energy and celebrate New Year’s Eve in one of the most mystical and beautiful places in South America, the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Visit the citadel of Machu Picchu, named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and Cusco City, Capital of the Inca Empire.
End the year with an unforgettable magical Andean Experience!
The program includes two nights in Lima with city tour and visit to Larco Museum; two nights at the Sacred Valley of the Incas, [...]
Nov 11, 2013
By: Carolina Alban – Metropolitan Touring Ecuador
When I first read “Peru, and intense Discovery” I really didn’t understand well; but know that I have been there I know what it means. Every time you go to a place there is something new to see, smell, taste or feel; your 5 senses are developed here.
My first experience was a brief look at the city of Lima; I can tell you it is really nothing as I expected it. It is a nice, clean city, with a great highway in front of the sea that is just being built; like [...]
Dec 16, 2011
The world in which we live and the one we want to pass on to future generations is in our hands, a truism that is reflected in each and every one of our activities that have an impact on natural resources. To a great extent, we cannot return what we take from Nature, despite our best intentions. However, there are many things we can do to lessen the impact we cause.
Metropolitan Touring is constantly working to find new ways to accomplish this goal, since we are fully aware that healthy [...]
Nov 7, 2011
Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica
Traveler: Cristina Bustamante
Marketing manager at Metropolitan Touring Peru
The Amazon Rainforest is for me one of the most amazing and magic places I have visited in Peru; since once you visit it, the warmth of its people, the exotic flavors of its food and the brightly colors of its landscapes catches you, making you want to go there over and over again.
On this opportunity I decided to travel to Puerto Maldonado, home to one of the most [...]