Despite U.S. Blockade, Cuban Tourism Moves Forward

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Buenos Aires, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban tourism continues ahead and we are preparing for a high season with quality, despite the blockade of the United States, which has worsened in recent months, said today Bárbara Cruz, an official of the Ministry of Tourism of that island.

The portfolio’s general marketing director heads her country’s delegation to the Latin America International Tourism Fair FIT 2019, which is attended by more than 1,700 exhibitors from 52 nations until Tuesday.

In a conversation with Prensa Latina, Cruz said that despite the intensified economic, financial and commercial siege imposed by the United States 60 years ago, her nation’s tourism is advancing and all measures have been taken for the high season, now on the doorstep.

He also highlighted the inauguration of new hotels such as the one in Prado and Malecón, in the heart of Havana. Others have been recovered and there are new products about the 500th anniversary of the founding of the capital of all Cubans, which will be celebrated in November, he said. The official said that this Argentine meeting, with headquarters in the La Rural exhibition center, comes with several proposals on board and with the launch of its tourism fair, which in 2020 will celebrate four decades and will be celebrated in large in Varadero.

On the other hand, it meant that today they are working to make this famous resort, known for its crystal-clear beaches, the best in the world after being chosen this year in second place, according to the awards Traveller´s Choice 2019, organized by the travel page TripAdvisor.

With the Varadero International Melia recently reopened, Cruz said that this year new hotels will be incorporated in Cayo Guillermo and another tourist destination will be opened in Cayo Cruz, which is part of the Jardines de la Reina archipelago in the southeastern part of Cuba, located in the provinces of Camagüey and Ciego de Ávila.

We know that in Argentina the combined product city-beach is one of the most attractive for that reason we are convinced that it will be the complement for a better destiny of visitors of this country towards our island, he said.

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