Cuban tourism favorable balance in first half 2012

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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.

Prensa Latina

TV Show

  • 18-11-2014
    Argentina
  • 05-11-2014
    Marathon “Malvinas, heart of my country”
  • 23-10-2014
    Fundation Powerchair Football Argentina
  • 25-07-2014
    Argentina’s your world.

National tourism

  • Snow Polo Catedral

    On Sunday August 18, the base of Cerro Catedral is preparing to welcome the 7th edition of the traditional tournament Snow Polo Cathedral, New style Polo on Snow, an event that integrates the sport, solidarity and entertainment, ...

  • Argentina - (Español) Cataratas del Iguazú

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Español.

  • Argentina - (Español) Glaciar Perito Moreno

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Español.



They Aman A Sport But they had nowhere ...

When teamwork overcomes the “can not”    

Read more

Meyer visited the missionary forest ...

Minister of Tourism, Enrique Meyer, next to the provincial governor, Murice Closs, inaugurated in missionary city of the Magnificent new ...

Read more

More than 8,000 people in the Circus ...

In recent days, in the city of Mar del Plata, involving more than 40 national and international artists. Besides various ...

Read more

ANSeS presented its new website

The pension body and climbed to the network its redesigned website with more services, priority access to online transactions and ...

Read more

The new Civil Code will be in effect ...

The Executive Branch official the progress of the implementation of the new Civil Code, which will take effect on August ...

Read more