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 October 15, 2015
Pacific World Expands Into South America; Partners With Lima Tours, Based In Peru

 Pacific World, the integrated global DMC and Event Management organisation has today confirmed a partnership with leading local DMC, Lima Tours, based in Peru.

The collaboration will enable Pacific World to extend their global footprint into South America and build on the local expertise and knowledge of Lima Tours, thus showcasing the destination as a meetings and incentives destination to MICE planners across the globe.

Harsha Krishnan, Strategic Development Director at Pacific World commented, "Peru is rapidly emerging as the leading incentive destination in South America due to an immense diversity of eco-regions combined with an age-old culture, spectacular gastronomy, luxury and international hotel chains with facilities designed for meetings and events, and a high level of safety and security. The capital city, Lima, is establishing itself as a regional meeting hub with the upcoming opening of the Lima Convention Center, which can hold up to 10,000 attendees."

Jose Pedraza, Managing Director of Lima Tours and Country Director of Pacific World Peru commented, "Lima Tours is pleased to bring Pacific World to the South American region for the first time. Together we will offer local solutions for global clients capitalising on Lima Tours' almost 60 years of experience in crafting extraordinary programs in Peru."

With the expansion into Peru, Pacific World now operates in 33 countries and over 100 destinations around the world. Krishnan concludes, "Peru is growing as an important hub in South America and one of the rising destinations in the MICE industry right now. Lima Tours is a long established and renowned player in the inbound travel business in Peru and the perfect partner to assist us in taking our first step in South America."

Pacific World

Founded in 1980 in Hong Kong, Pacific World is a dedicated destination and event management company operating in 33 countries and over 100 destinations in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Pacific World and North America leader ACCESS Destination Services have formed a strategic alliance in March 2014, offering access to 100 destinations around the world to agencies, corporates and associations.

Pacific World is part of Destination Management, a Hotelbeds Group company and a business of TUI Group, one of the world's leading international travel groups, listed on the London Stock Exchange.


Lima Tours

Ever since its foundation in 1956, Lima Tours has steadily gained recognition within the industry as the benchmark travel company in Peru. Warm hospitality, attention to detail and experienced staff are some of the trademarks that have led to successful operation and leadership position.

Currently, Peru offers countless natural and cultural wonders. This is also combined with a renewed infrastructure, abundant hotels and restaurants, a wide variety of activities, amazing attractions and exceptional service, making it one of the best destinations for MICE.

"Crafting magnificent experiences in Peru, one guest at a time" has been Lima Tour's motto for the past five decades, and sharing the country's many wonders is the passion of its entire team.