Tourist arrivals to Cuba grew 17% in the first semester
Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero said amount of visitors has grown 17 percent so far this year, thanks to the favorable performance of the main source markets.
The list of countries bringing more tourists to Cuba is topped by Canada, England, Spain, Mexico, France and Italy, reflecting the efforts of the nation to improve the offer in the most important centers of this Caribbean destination.
Recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics and Information indicates that 2 194 134 people arrived to the archipelago in the first half of 2015, representing an increase of 17 percent compared to last year.
“Although we are in a good moment,” the minister said, “it is not enough. We know there are many things to do, but we are going in the right direction, gradually giving response to the demand," he added.