Foreign tourist arrivals to Machu Picchu increase by 9.3%

Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Machu Picchu in CuscoThe number of foreign tourist arrivals to Inca citadel of Machu Picchu increased by 9.3% between January and August this year as compared to the same period in 2015, Cusco-based branch of Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCR) reported on Tuesday (Nov 8).

 

A total of 676,000 foreign tourists visited the Inca site while the number of domestic visits reached 267,000, up by 18.8% compared to the same period last year.

 

A total of 943,412 travelers visited the Inca site during the first eight months of the year; that is, 11.8% more than the figure recorded in the same period a year ago.

 

Revenues from visitors to Machu Picchu amounted to S/101 million (about US$/29.9 million) in Jan-Aug 2016 while visitors hiking the Inca Trail contributed S/19 million (about US$5.62 million) to the revenue which is 11.8% more than the figure recorded in the same period a year ago.

 

Both Inca Trail and Machu Picchu visits combined totaled S/120 million (around US$35.5 million) in revenues, an 11.3% increase from the same period last year, BCR reported.

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