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Lima is the most visited city in Latin America

Lima is the most visited city in Latin America

Posted by PanamericanWorld on April 27, 2015

América Economía found that in 2014 more visitors traveled to Lima than any other Latin American city, according to Perú21.

About 5.1 million international visitors arrived in Lima in 2014, making it the most visited Latin American city.

Just two years before, 2.07 million tourists found their way to Lima, representing a 3 million increase in 2014, according to the business magazine’s data. América Economía published on their website, their Chart of the Day where Lima makes the top of the list and way ahead of the game.

Following after Lima in the Index of Global Destination 2014 Master Card is Mexico City with 2.75 million, Sao Paulo 2.51 million, Punta Cana 2.22 million, Buenos Aires with 2.11 million, San Jose 1.51 million, Rio de Janeiro 1.2 million, Bogota 940 thousand, Montevideo 850 thousand, and Quito 670 thousand.

As for the economic benefits, Master Card found that the tourists that visited Lima spent US$ 1.8 billion in 2014, representing an increase of 3.3% compared to 2013.

This year, Lima was also listed as the 31st most visited capital in the world, finishing ahead of other international destinations such as Tokyo, Madrid, and Beijing.

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