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The World’s Leading Culinary Destination 2012: a surprise winner

The World’s Leading Culinary Destination 2012: a surprise winner

The World’s Leading Culinary Destination 2012: a surprise winner By Paul Jones on Dec 18, 2012 in Food and Drink , Going Out , Peru , Regions , Restaurants , South America , Travel Miscellany - Read 563 times Tweet When you talk about the best gastronomic countries in the world, you probably think of Italy, France, Japan or perhaps China. So you would be surprised to find out that at this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards the winner for the World’s Leading Culinary Destination of 2012 was actually Peru. Beating off strong competition from nominees China, Thailand, Japan, Mexico, Malaysia, USA, Italy and France, Peru triumphed to win this notable award. The event which was held in New Delhi on 12th December 2012, was created to recognize excellence across all sectors of the world travel industry. Inaugurated in 1993, this year’s event received over 800,000 individual v...

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