Lima, Beyond Your Expectations

7th Mar, 2018

The Peruvian capital has hosted a series of key global events in the last few years, such as the United Nations Climate Change Conference in 2014, World Bank Forum in 2015, APEC Peru 2016 and IOC Session Lima 2017. It will host the Pan American Games of 2019. Many other events of cultural, scientific and academic significance were hosted and are to be hosted in Lima in the next few years – something that gives testimony to the multitude of developments made by the city in recent times.

The Lima Convention and Visitors Bureau has been a key figure behind the city’s progress in this area. As the leading private institution tasked with promoting the city as a world-class meeting destination, the bureau works alongside a range of associated members, including some of the most recognized service providers and from the global meetings industry.

Boasting consistent and continuous growth in the MICE industry, the city of Lima has been able to take advantage of changes in the international tourism market by developing efficient practices for exclusive experiences. As a result, the capital of Peru has become a window of opportunity for social responsibility and sustainability programs, adapting to global events to produce first-rate infrastructure, venues and services.

The capital claims to be one the most visited of Latin America’s cities, welcoming more than 5 million tourists in 2016, it has superb global connections, enjoying direct flights to more than 45 international destinations, and boasts an impressive catalogue of international hotel brands. This list is continuously increasing, generating significant growth in the number of hotel rooms in the city. Lima is also widely considered to be the gastronomic capital of the Americas for its offering of high quality and varied foods, with three of the world’s 50 best restaurants located in the city    



Conveniently located only 3.10 miles (5 Km) away from Lima’s Convention Center, the Westin Lima is the best choice for business travelers attending events at this convention center. The hotel features one of the best restaurants in Lima, the largest spa in the city as well as complementary facilities for business meetings, and the best view of the city from any of its rooms.

After a day of work or just exploring the city, the best way to end your day is pampering yourself with a massage at the Heavenly Spa, or eating delicious contemporary Peruvian food at Maras, the Westin’s fine-dining restaurant. Besides the food, you will relax in a very intimate and elegant environment.

Nearby attractions include Museo Larco, where you may spend time exploring the most complete collection of Peru’s pre-Columbian ceramics, Museo de la Nacion, which presents a wide selection of Incan art, and both Huaca Pucllana and Huallamarca ruins, revealing sacred burial temples built as pyramids.

Care for shopping? San Isidro is the best place to find Peruvian designers clothes and crafts. Just take a walk to Conquistadores street. For more indigenous souvenirs, the Mercado Inca is located just 15 minutes away from the hotel.

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