Websites are trying to scam tourists visiting Cusco

Pay attention, due to the multiple searches in search engines on topics such as “where to buy tickets for Inti Raymi in Cusco” or related topics, the Municipal Company of Celebrations of Cusco (EMUFEC), makes it public that the staging of Inti Raymi 2021 will be carried out without the presence of the public and urges people to beware of scammers, who have been trying to sell seats for staging. We also want to make a public complaint since we have verified that pages such as: https://www.intiraymi.org/, are trying to scam national and foreign tourists by trying to sell tickets for Inti Raymi 2021. Please be aware of these attempts to swindle.

For this reason, we ask the Cusco authorities, such as the prosecutor’s office as well as the National Police of Peru, to investigate and report the people who are trying to carry out these scams.

The EMUFEC statement can be read on the official website and we copy it below:


Release

The Municipal Company of Festejos del Cusca (EMUFEC S.A.), makes known the following:

FIRST.- The staging of Inti Raymi this year 2021 is scheduled to take place within the framework of the Bicentennial of our independence, and will take place in its three usual stages: Qorikancha (Internal Ceremony), Plaza de Armas del Cusca (Meeting of the Times) and in Sacsaywaman (Central Ceremony), it is necessary to specify that this ancestral activity will take place without the presence of the public and will be transmitted nationwide by the TV PERU signal and by the digital platforms of the institutions that have been promoting its implementation.

SECOND.- It is necessary to specify that since it is an activity without the presence of the public, THE SALE OF ARMCHAIRS AND / OR TICKETS IS NOT BEING MADE to witness this staging.

THIRD: We categorically reject malicious acts through web pages, which have been offering and requesting a reserve amount for seats, it is necessary to reiterate that this year 2021, seats and / or tickets for Inti Raymi are not being put on sale .

FOURTH.- We request the understanding of tourism agencies, visitors and the general public and warn not to be cheated by these false promotions; from EMUFEC S.A. We join the efforts to care for the health of the general population, complying with and abiding by the provisions and scope contemplated in Article 1 of Supreme Decree No. 009-2021-SA, which extends the declaration of health emergency, until 07 of September 2021.

Cusco, June 2021.


Comunicado EMUFEC

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