Peru to Host World Tourism Day 2008
Peru has been elected to host World Tourism Day in September 2008, an event that will address climate change and its effects. Mercedes Araoz, Minister of Tourism, said this event will be an opportunity to, once again, bring the attention of the world to Peru and its several tourist destinations.
The secretary of the World Tourism Organization, Francesco Frangialli, said he was very pleased to have this event take place in Peru and has highlighted its enormous tourist potential together with the various archeological sites and vivid culture.
In addition, Peru will host the 3rd International Conference on Tourism and Handcrafts, which will take place next March.
This article was posted by Andrea Tello, our editor in Peru