Lima Takes Over Half All National Tourists

A recent study published by WTTC indicates that Lima accounts for over a half of Peru’s tourism.
Indeed, Lima accounts for 59% of Travel & Tourism GDP in Peru, as the city is a pivotal hub and gateway to the rest of the country, with 90% of visitors to Peru spending at least one night in the capital, revealed a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Latin America City Travel & Tourism Impact. Latin America City Travel & Tourism Impact is one of a series of reports by WTTC which looks at the contribution of Travel & Tourism to city economies and job creation. The study covers 65 cities, six of which are in Latin America. Travel & Tourism contributes 4.6% of Lima’s GDP, a total of US$4.5bn in 2016.

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