Cuba tourism counts over 2 million so far in 2013
Nov 10, 2013
Over two million visitors in the first nine months of 2013 in Cuba. This
giving tourism to this Caribbean Island Nation even more importance in
their economic struggles.
According to data Publisher by the National Office of Statistics and
Information (ONEI in Spanish), from January thru September 2013, arrived
at this Caribbean archipelago two million 144 thousand 632 visitors, of
which 147 thousand 673 did so in September.
In that period of time, the main emitter countries were Canada, the
United Kingdom, Germany, Argentina and Italy.
According to ONEI statistics, in the last five years, the arrivals of
international visitors have gradually increased.
In three quarters of 2009 arrived 1.8 million visitors and increased to
2.1 million in 2012.
Cuba has over 60 thousand hotel rooms in all the country and last year
it finished with 2.8 million visitors.
As part of the development of the tourism industry, this island besides
the traditional modality of sun and beach, there are offers in
ecotourism, cultural packages, quality of life, business trips and water
sports, among others.
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