To feel the magic of nature again, it is getting closer and closer! Peru, became the third safe tourist destination in Latin America facing the COVID19. The “Safe Travels” seal was delivered to the Cusco and national authorities in the citadel of Machupicchu in Cusco.

The WTTC created the “Safe Travels” Seal with the aim of contributing to the responsible and safe reopening of tourism, once the local authorities determine that the conditions exist for it. For this reason, Peru developed a set of protocols designed under the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This seal also has the backing of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and more than 200 CEOs of the main business groups in the sector around the world.

The Tourism Minister of Peru Rocío Barrios highlighted the importance for Peru of having obtained the “Safe Travels” Seal, which shows that the Peruvian government is fully committed to the tourism sector and its reactivation. She added that the biosafety protocols issued by the Peruvian Executive and that involve the tourism sector have been evaluated by WTTC professionals and have their approval, this task has been fully accomplished, which allows our country to have security standards health in world-class tourism.

“Tourism is the economic activity that has suffered the greatest blow from the coronavirus pandemic. For this reason, for its reactivation, we want to offer visitors the best possible travel experience, with quality tourist destinations and services and complying with strict biosecurity protocols. We have the commitment of the public and private sector. We are going to return, it is time ”, said the minister. It is important to mention that from now on, each region of Peru may request the use of the seal from Mincetur and Cenfotur will evaluate its granting.

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