As a businesswoman of the new wellness tourism brand Peru Wellness Travel and delegate of Thermatalia and the Latin-American net of wellness.
Veronica Napurí comes participating of the work group for the development of the thermal tourism, the multisectoral table that reunites each month representatives of Peruvian institutions responsible for hydric resources, sanitary norms and tourism. The work group has as an objective the systematization of norms and mechanisms to boost the thermalism in the country and identify new places and destinations for this new segment of national tourism. It is integrated by the Vice minister of tourism José Vidal of MINCETUR together with representatives of the Nacional Authority of Water (MINAGRI), the General direction of environmental health and food safety of the MINSA and specialists of the Geological Mining and Metallurgical Institute – INGEMMET.
The development of the thermal tourism as a touristic product is complex: it entails a specialized legal ordinance and demands several procedures established in the valid normative that must follow the process before the mentioned institutions, members of the work group. Likewise, it becomes necessary to monitor periodically the waters of the 147 registered thermal sources in the National Touristic Resources Inventory of the MINCETUR, to analyze their benefits and discard eventual negative effects. For that end there has been 6 prioritized regions identified, that count with a number of important thermal sites and which form part of the 2019 diagnostic, being them Cusco, Puno, Tacna, Moquegua, Arequipa and Lima.
In the third meeting of the work group on the month of November, the results for the 2019 diagnostics, in the prioritized regions were presented as well as the Nacional thermal tourism Strategy 2019-2020 elaborated by MINCETUR; also the intersectoral strategic actions for the development of said market were presented. Likewise, it was agreed to fortify the proposal for the elaboration of a new National Sanitary Directive, specifically for the thermal fountains.