Sonesta Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Machu Picchu

The 100th anniversary of the discovery of Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham will be held this July, with events held around Cusco - the ancient Inca metropolis. Events include festivals, concerts, festivals and more. Machu Picchu is an Inca city built between the years 1400-1500. It is considered as one of the most important architectural and archaeological treasures of the Incas. Recognized as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007, the ruins attract hundreds of thousands of tourists annually. Machu Picchu is only three hours by train from Cusco, or four days walking on the Inca Trail. Sonesta Hotel Cusco Sonesta Posadas del Inca Cusco offer discounts if you pay your accommodation in advance. Currently a 60-day advance purchase Save 15% on the best rates available at any hotel. Each of the hotel the best rates and the greatest selection of packages are available in The Sonesta Posadas del Inca is a collection of five hotels in the city and rural homes throughout Peru. The properties are strategically located near famous historical and archaeological sites of the country, such as museums, temples, monuments and natural wonders like Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and the Sacred Valley. Ranging in size from 28 to 87 rooms, each Sonesta Posadas del Inca offer you an intimate experience in the style and tradition of true Peruvian hospitality. Sonesta also offers two full-service hotels, the Sonesta El Olivar Hotel with 134 rooms is located in the business and residential district of San Isidro in Lima, and the Sonesta Hotel Cusco 70 rooms is located at Avenida del Sol, near the market craft and two blocks from the Plaza de Armas. The Sonesta Posadas del Inca Cusco is a property of 22 rooms in the heart of the ancient Inca capital of Cusco, just a few steps from the main square of the city and offers first class accommodation and authentic Peruvian hospitality. Located a few minutes from the airport, Cusco is the center of the Inca and Spanish colonial cultures. Koricancha Temple, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay and the Sun and the Moon Temple are within walking distance. The rooms feature cable TV, individual climate control, direct dial telephone for domestic and international calls, hairdryer, safe and 220 volt power supply. Hotel services include: Inkafe restaurant, business center with Internet access, room service, laundry service, luggage storage, medical assistance, public telephone and gift shop. The Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay of 87 rooms is located in the heart of the Sacred Valley, an hour's drive from the ancient Inca capital of Cusco and Machu Picchu near. The hotel is a former 18th century monastery of colonial style surrounded by beautiful gardens. Amenities include television, individual climate temperature, direct telephone for national and international calls, hair dryer, bathroom with tub, safe and 220 volt power supply. Local attractions include nearby craft markets of Pisac and Chincheros, Maras, the city of Moray, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu. The train station Ollantaytambo is just 15 minutes from the Inn. The Sonesta Collection is a distinctive international collection of luxury hotels, resorts and cruises. Every property reflects the energy, style and spirit of its location. Locally inspired and artfully presented cuisine, luxurious accommodations and dedicated staff at your service creates an authentic and memorable experience to guests. Discover the Sonesta Collection in Boston, New Orleans, Miami, San Martin (2), Chile (3) Colombia (4), Ecuador, Peru (7), and Egypt (13). Opening soon in: Panama City, Panama; Villavicensio, Colombia and Ushuaia, Argentina. Visit 800.Sonesta or call (800.766.3782) in the US and Canada.