Peruvian Clabe Andina To Invest $6.0 Mln in Four-Star Hotel Near Machu Picchu

Peruvian business group Clabe Andina will invest $6.0 mln (4.35 mln euro) in the construction of the four-star Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel near Machu Picchu, southern Peru, the general manager of Clabe Andina, Angie Clavijo, said on July 15, 2007.

The hotel will be located in the district Aguas Calientes, the starting place for visits to the city of the old Inca Empire, Machu Picchu.

The new hotel will have 60 rooms, Clavijo was quoted as saying. The hotel will offer wireless Internet, TV and room service among other services, Clavijo added.

The hotel near Machu Picchu will be the first one to be built by Clabe Andina.

The construction of the hotel is expected to generate 1,000 jobs, while its opening will create 80 direct ones, the general manager was quoted as saying.

Machu Picchu was recently declared one of the seven New Wonders of the World.

Publication: Business Digest
Provider: AII Data Processing Ltd.
Date: July 16, 2007

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