Corporate tourism in Peru will grow 15% this year, estimated Canatu
The corporate tourism in Peru close the year with a growth of 15 percent with the arrival of more entrepreneurs attracted by the rapid economic expansion and investment opportunities in the country, said today the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur).
Canatur president, Carlos Canales, explained that Peru's economy remains strong, the sun is appreciating against the dollar and the macroeconomic indicators are good.
"There are a number of business opportunities that have been identified to Peru and this has generated an influx of investors analyze investment opportunities in our country," he said.
He said that most of these investments are directed to the agricultural export sector, mining and services, and to a lesser extent tourism.
He said that hotels in Lima, San Isidro and Miraflores primarily, concentrated much of corporate tourism is reflected in the occupancy levels of the hotels in these districts, between 60 and 90 percent.
"Faced with an occupancy rate of 80 percent in the Miraflores district and 70 percent in San Isidro, these percentage figures are attractive for any investor, given that the global average occupancy rate is below 50 percent," he said.