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FITUR 2007
"Long Live Cuba" is the title of a new image campaign at the Madrid International Tourism Fair (FITUR), revealed the Tourism minister Manuel Marrero Cruz.

The minister headed the delegation of his country to FITUR 2007 that was opened at the big fair complex in the capital where Cuba presented one of the traditionally most visited exhibition stands .

In an interview granted to different media Marrero Cruz revealed data of Cuban tourism in 2006 and the perspectives for 2007 as well as the reforms the ministries and the institutions are carrying to make the sector more modern.

He admitted that Spanish visitors had decreased from 4.42 percent in 2006, the second best in the history of Cuba, although the expectations were better.

The strategic plan involves actions like a complete effort of the dependencies and the Ministries to encourage development of tourism, support investments, construct new facilities, and repair and remodel existing hotels.

Source: Prensa Latina

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