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Peru’s Challenge to Build Tourism Outside the Shadows of Machu Picchu

By Rebecca Stone, Skift

Cameron McCallie

Newly implemented rules at Machu Picchu help the destination run like a well-oiled machine, but the country has more work to do; Photographer: Cameron McCallie Cameron McCallie

Skift Take: Peru has done a lot in terms of diversifying its tourism industry, but a stronger emphasis on a unified vision for tourism is still needed. If governments don’t start prioritizing tourism — which has far-reaching impacts on other industries, the environment, and the lives of locals — we’re going to lose critical parts of history that help explain who we are and how we got here.

— Rebecca Stone

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