Cuban tourism favorable balance in first half 2012

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Havana. – The Cuban tourism sector today reflects a favorable balance in the evolution of main indicators, with increases in arrivals, overnight stays, hotel occupancy and revenues, officials said.

According to the National Bureau of Statistics, from January to June the average occupancy rate was 55.6 percent, with an annual increase of 4.3 percentage points.

Also, overnight stays grew by 7.6 percent, while revenue showed a rise of 9.7 percent for the period exceed one thousand 100 million dollars.

In the latter indicator highlights the contribution of food service with about 415 million dollars and an increase of 6.6 percent.

However, the biggest gain (15.5 percent) corresponds to income from property, totaling $ 338 million.

The various tourist destinations of the island received in the first half of a million 626 thousand 350 visitors, a growth of 5.8 percent.

Canada established itself as the leading issuer of tourists to Cuba 698 000 859 tourists and an expansion of 6.4 percent.

The biggest increase corresponded to Argentina with 44 percent in accounting in the period under review a total of 62 000 481 visitors.

The largest of the Antilles is tourism one of the most dynamic elements of the economy, with aspirations to approach three million vacationers at the end of 2012.

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