Peru was included in the coveted 'Top Countries in the World' list, which is annually compiled by the travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler, through the 'Readers' Choice Awards' survey conducted among its readers.
"These awards encourage us to continue working for the development and professionalization of the tourism industry, providing high-quality, reliable and safe services for the more than 4.4 million travelers who visit us each year. Having satisfied tourists results in higher foreign exchange earnings for our country that benefit all Peruvians", said the executive president of PROMPERÚ, Luis Torres Paz, after learning the result of the award.
Furthermore, the private tourism sector was also recognized in two categories, headed by the Peruvian chain Aranwa and its hotels in Cusco in one of them:
The Top 30 Hotels in South America:
#1 - Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel, Cusco.
#2 - Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness, Sacred Valley.
#5- Country Club Lima Hotel, Limassol.
#9 - Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel, Aguas Calientes.
#12 – Inktaterra La Casona, Cusco.
#18 – Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Cusco.
#20 – JW Marriott El Convento Cusco, Cusco.
#23 – JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Lima.
#24 – Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Aguas Calientes.
#25 – Titilaka, Titicaca Lake.
#27 – Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cusco.
#30 – Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, Machu Picchu.
The Top 20 Resorts in South America:
#5 – Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Sacred Valley.
#8 – Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Paracas.
#9 – Aranwa Pueblito Encantado del Colca, Chivay.
#11 – Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, Sacred Valley.
About the award
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards are the largest and most prestigious recognition in the travel industry, and are commonly regarded as "The Best of the Best in Travel”. These will be featured in the print version of the magazine in the November U.S. and U.K. editions.
View the full list of winners here.
More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers around the world cast their votes, rating their travel experiences to provide a complete picture of where and how we travel today.