Peru: Machu Picchu elected top tourist attraction in South America in 2022 | News | ANDEAN

has received an international award that recognizes it as an important global attraction. This time, the Inca citadel was chosen as


The important recognition was achieved by the Inca Citadel for the fifth consecutive year – having already won this category in the 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions.

PromPeru recalled that Peru received a total of 20 applications in this regional edition.

As is known, Machu Picchu has already been crowned in this category of the World Edition of the World Travel Awards 2021, competing against the main world attractions, such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, IMG Worlds of Adventure in the United Arab Emirates and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Ireland, among others.

About the World Travel Awards

The World Travel Awards™ were established in 1993 to recognize, reward and celebrate excellence in all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.

Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.

It celebrates its 29th anniversary in 2022. Its annual program is recognized as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry.

Each year it spans the globe with its Grand Tour – a series of regional gala ceremonies to recognize excellence on each continent, culminating in a grand finale at the end of the year.

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