Havana, Tuesday 30 de September de 2014 05:47 am
US Blockade Hinders Modernization of Cuban Sugar Industry

US Blockade Hinders Modernization of Cuban Sugar Industry

The US economic blockade of Cuba makes it very difficult and costly to undertake important investment on the island's sugar industry, said the director of Industrial Plants with the sugar sector in the eastern province of Camaguey Erduin Delgado.

Cuba: Tourist Arrivals Grew Near 7 Percent in August

The most recent figures on tourist arrivals in Cuba, published by the National Statistics Office (ONE) appear as a good sign following a 6.7 percent increase for August, if compared to same month of 2013.

Cuba Expects 200 Cruise Ship Visits this Winter

Cuba Expects 200 Cruise Ship Visits this Winter

Cuba expects the visits of 200 cruise ships in the upcoming winter season, the largest number of calls by those boats ever, according to a Tourism official cited by specialized media.

Cuba to Foster Nautical Activities for Tourism

Cuba to Foster Nautical Activities for Tourism

In an effort to make more attractive and diverse its tourism product, Cuba is committed to develop nautical activities, a modality with great potential but little exploited to date.

Cuba Receives in Brazil Prize to Best Tourist Destination

Cuba Receives in Brazil Prize to Best Tourist Destination

The Italian Club in Sao Paulo was the venue of "The Best Ten of Tourism," a meeting where the most notable executives, companies and tourist destinations in 2014 received prizes. Cuba's Consul General to Sao Paulo, Nelida Hernandez, received the award given to the island as Best International Destination, from the hands of Paulo Roberto Miranda, President of the Brazil Travel News magazine, which celebrated the 30th anniversary of its founding.

Cuba Presents People-to-People Tourist Modality at French Fair

Cuba's Amistur tourist agency presented at France's Top Resa International Tourism Fair a proposal based on visits that combine history, culture and identity in order to promote people-to-people exchange.

Spain's Melia Hotels Expands Operations in Cuba

Spain's hotel chain Melia International will open a new hotel on the Jardines del Rey keys to operate during the upcoming winter season.

Tour Agencies Sign Contracts with Private Rent Houses in Eastern Cuba

Tour Agencies Sign Contracts with Private Rent Houses in Eastern Cuba

About 200 of the more than 700 rent houses existing in Viñales town have signed to date contracts with Cubatur, Havanatur and Cubanacan agencies, in keeping with the politics drawn in the 6th Communist Party Congress, Granma newspaper published today.

Cuba to Promote its Tourist Offers in France

Cuba to Promote its Tourist Offers in France

Cuba, interested in strengthening the French market as one of its main tourists sources, will participate tomorrow in the 36th edition of Top Resa, a fair renowned for promoting tourism in Europe, to be held in Paris.

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