CUBAN TOURISM

Cuban Tourism Grew 7.3 Percent in 2011

Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero announced in Madrid, Spain, that the Cuban tourist industry grew 7.3 percent in 2011, when it received over 2.7 million visitors. According to Marrero, the arrival of 200 000 more visitors compared to the previous year fulfilled the expectations in the ever growing industry.»

Tourism Facilities Renovated in Trinidad, Cuba

New services and facilities are now available for those who prefer Trinidad-Sancti Spiritus tourism destination. According to Radio Trinidad web site, rooms and furniture have been renovated in Ancon and Brisas Trinidad del Mar hotels, on occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the liberation of this ancient village.»

Cuba: Tourism to Reach an 8% Growth by the End of 2011

According to a report presented by Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero to the Cuban Parliament, the leisure industry also showed a rise in income and noted that Canada will reach new heights with one million tourists from that country expected to arrive in the island before the year ends.»