PERU: Inkaterra Hotel Takes Top Honors

PERU: Inkaterra Hotel Takes Top Honors


New York, NY – July 9, 2010: Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel has been named one of the Top 10 Resorts in Central and South America by the readers of Travel+Leisure magazine as part of the yearly World’s Best Awards, it was announced this week in New York City. Moving up one place on the list to #3 from last year’s results, Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel becomes the top resort in Peru.

“We are thrilled to be a part of such a prestigious list of hotels and resorts around the world. Inkaterra is committed to sharing Peru’s natural beauty and culture with travelers looking for authentic experiences and we are very happy to see Travel+Leisure readers’ stays with us have been memorable,” said Jose Koechlin, CEO/Chairman of Inkaterra Hotels.

On its 15th year of surveying its reader’s tastes, Travel+Leisure invited travelers to rate resorts on their rooms, facilities, location, service, restaurants/food, and value. The resorts with the best overall ratings were then given the designation of “World’s Best.”

The full results will be featured in the upcoming August 2010 issue of the magazine. For more information, visit

About Inkaterra:
Inkaterra is a Peruvian organization that is celebrating  its 35th anniversary of experience in sustainable tourism initiatives. It focuses on preserving and rescuing Peru’s geography, nature, customs and cultures and sharing them with the world. It currently operates Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, named by Travel+Leisure magazine as one of the “World’s Best Hotels” for 2010; Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, located on the Madre de Dios River and a pioneer of conservation and sustainability in Peru; Inkaterra La Casona, a 11-suite boutique hotel in the historic city of Cusco, first and only Relais & Châteaux hotel; and the newly launched boutique hotel El MaPi in Machu Picchu pueblo, the first hotel under the new affordable brand ‘byInkaterra.’ Inkaterra has an alliance with the NGO Inkaterra Association (ITA) through which the company’s profits are invested in research, conservation, educational and social development programs.

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