Discounts of up to 50% in tourism
The application “Jóvenes en Ruta” is aimed at young Peruvians from 15 to 25 years of age. DNI is required to make use of the offers of 60 affiliated companies
Discounts of up to 50% in tourism: Mincetur launches application for young people.
The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Roger Valencia, presented a new application for discounts for young people called “Young People on the Road”.
Its download is free and can be done from the virtual store Play Store – Google Play (Android), and in a few days from the AppStore (iOS). Mincetur reported that an internet connection is not necessary to use it.
In this way, young people can get offers with up to 50% discount on tourist packages, restaurants, hotels, trips in land transport and other services related to tourism. There are also promotions 2 x 1. Everything is done through virtual coupons.
Minister Valencia pointed out that this application seeks to generate a safe travel culture among young people. “Currently, the majority of young people do not usually plan their trips and acquire tourist services during the travel route, that must change and Mincetur has been working on it,” he said.
Minister Valencia said that to date 60 companies are affiliated with more than 100 registered offers. He also invited more tourism providers to join for the benefit of the users of the application.
“There are important benefits for providers of tourist services. The most important: promote their offers, through an official application, and throughout the year, “he concluded.
► The application “Jóvenes en Ruta” is aimed at young Peruvians from 15 to 25 years of age. DNI is required to make use of the offers.
► The exchange of the offers acquired in the mobile equipment is subsequently made in person at the affiliated establishments.
They will offer tour packages with up to 50% discount
Feria Expoviajes will take place this weekend at the Atlantic City Convention Center of Miraflores, in order to promote national and international tourism.
The first edition of the Expoviajes 2015 fair will offer financing facilities and discounts, from 20% to 50%, in air tickets, tour packages, hotels, restaurants, city tours, travel insurance, etc.
The fair will take place from May 15 to 17 at the Atlantic City Convention Center of Miraflores, in order to promote domestic and international tourism with discounts and promotions on air tickets and tour packages anywhere in the world such as Panama, Galapagos, Cancun , Miami, Cartagena. The income is free.
In the case of financing, it could be for 150 soles and to pay up to 12 installments without interest, said Omar Ramírez Prado, representative of Expoviajes en Perú.
“Attendees who attend the tourism fair can access a number of benefits such as 50% discount on tourist services, offers of 40% and 50% on international air tickets from $ 199 and promotions of 20% and 30% on flights nationals below the standard of any travel agency, “he said.
Expoviajes will also offer tour packages from $ 400 dollars and in the case of San Andrés and Cartagena there will be discounts of 30%. The hotels will reduce their costs from 20% to 50%, discounts of 50% on the third passenger, children traveling for free as well as promotions on cruises.
More than 50 tour operators will participate in the fair, including travel agencies, hotels, restaurants, airlines, tour operators, travel insurers, car rentals, among others.
This first edition of the tourism fair will have free entry and will open its doors from 10 am to 10 pm. Passages and tour packages will be raffled among the attendees, the organizers informed.
The executive said that the majority of Peruvians look for tour packages between 5 to 8 days with everything paid. Among the favorite destinations for traveling abroad are Miami, Cancun, Panama, Colombia, Punta Cana and Galapagos.
Also, according to a recent study (February-March) the most frequent preferred destinations for domestic tourism are Lima, Arequipa, Piura, Ica, La Libertad and Áncash.