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Emblematic catholic temple restored in eastern Cuba

A 10-year restoration effort has successfully concluded at the El Santo Salvador Church, the main catholic temple in the eastern city of Bayamo, the second villa founded by the Spaniards in Cuba. Read More

Russian tourists flocked to Cuba in 2006

Cuba confirmed in 2006 its leading position as Russia's chief tourist destination in Latin America and the Caribbean. Carlos Oscar Hernathendez, representative of Cuban Ministry of Tourism in Russia, said last year the island registered a growth of 34.5% (27,842 visitors) while some 30,000 tourists are expected to visit Cuba in 2007, reports PL news agency. Read More

Cuba expert brings slide show in Vancouver

Travel writer Christopher Baker, author of the Moon Cuba Handbook, will present an evening of Cuban culture at which he will deliver an extensive talk and slide show on his recent journeys and experiences in Cuba. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 1 at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Larch and Second Avenue. Read More

For sustainable and viable tourism

Experts in the tourism industry, judging from numbers and results of recent international meetings, look to sustainability as the most solid way to develop tourism. Read More

Cut prices and upgrades lure us to more cruises

With so many cruise ships and mighty superliners bound for European waters this summer, prices are plunging and customers are being offered upgraded facilities as the leading lines chase bookings. Read More

Madrid tourism campaign for Cuba

"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. Read More

Cuba received 30,000 Argentine tourists in 2006

THE influx of Argentine tourists to diverse Cuban destinations was in excess of 30,000 last year, thanks to the islands attractive offers. Managers at the Cuban Tourism Office for the Southern Cone, with offices in Buenos Aires, noted that the figure surpassed initial predictions for 2006, which had been for 27,500 Argentine visitors. Read More

Underground beauty in Western Cuba

Varadero beach, in the western Cuban province of Matanzas, is the major coastal resort in the Caribbean Island. However, near the city of Matanzas, the provincial capital, are the Bellamar Caves, a true underground treasure that complements the region's tourist attractions. Read More

Statue in Cuba's capital brings strokes of luck

In Cuba's capital, there's a new custom: to stroke the sculpture of the "Gentleman from Paris." Read More

Facilities in El Bagá Remodeled

The Natural Park El Bagá, in Jardines del Rey (King's Gardens), has benefited from remodeling works to create new tourist options. The park's staff rebuilt several wooden facilities, which show visitors the history of the region's Taino culture. Read More

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