Five new tourist routes to be opened in Colca Valley

July 12, 2010

Five new tourist routes will be opened in the Colca Valley in order to boost visits to this area and improve the quality of life in local communities. Initiatives will be undertaken as part of an interinstitutional agreement signed by Colca Autonomous Authority (AutoColca) and the GEA Group, aimed at supporting tourist micro-entrepreneurs, agro-producers and […]

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Arequipa attractions to be promoted in Colombia fair

February 26, 2010

Arequipa department will exhibit its attractions in the 29th “Vitrina Turistica” Anato 2010, from February 24 to 26 in the city of Bogota, Colombia, which gathers 30 countries of Latin America and Europe, reported Monday the Regional Manager of Foreign Trade and Tourism Rocio Cervantes. She pointed out that the regional management in coordination with […]

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Colca Valley’s tourist arrivals rise 50% so far this month

February 26, 2010

Tourist arrivals in Arequipa’s Colca Valley has risen 50 percent so far in February compared with the same month last year, said the head of Colca Autonomous Authority (AutoColca) Jose Talavera. Talavera pointed out that in the first fortnight of February the number of visitors increased to 5,218 as compared with 1,331 in the same […]

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Camana celebrates 470th foundation anniversary

November 12, 2009

Arequipa is known for its delicious gastronomy where one of the main ingredients is shrimp. This crustacean is the star in all the gastronomic fairs held in this department when one of the cities celebrates its anniversary. This time is Camana’s turn, the city with the same name of the province, which this week celebrates […]

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