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20 Cuban tourism companies are participating in the 13th International Tourism Fair in Argentina
The event, regarded as the most important of its type in the continent, is being attended by the companies Gran Caribe, Cubanacan, Isla Azul, Gaviota, Habaguanex, Hoteles C, Oasis, Sol Melia, Sandals and Accor, as well as Havanatur, Ecotur, Gaviota Tur, Paradiso, San Cristobal, and Cubertura, among others.

The director of the Cuban Office of Information and Tourist Promotion for South America, Mario Ramos Alvarez, told Prensa Latina news agency that in the middle of the financial turbulence that affects the world, Cuba is promoting its main attractions in Buenos Aires as evidence of the consolidation of its tourism industry.

Regarding the flow of Argentinean tourists to Cuba, Ramos said that by the end of 2008, nearly 42,000 people from this South American country will have visited Cuba this year, which represents a 22% growth compared to 2007.

He added that the number of Argentinean visitors in 2009 is expected to reach 45,000 and that, with this purpose, the number of flights between the two countries will increase to four per week during the high season.

(Cuban News Agency)

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