Customarily awaited in the first week of May is Cuba’s International Tourism Fair, scheduled this year to open its doors May 3, with special events dedicated to Canada, the country’s most important emissary market; to the city of Havana; and culture as a promising tourist option.
Speaking with Granma International, Janet Ayala, director of information for the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur), emphasized that the event will highlight Canada given its weight as a market, and serve to improve relations and build ties with tour operators, travel agencies, and other sector actors.
Culture and Havana will be reaffirmed, in the specialist’s words, as some of Cuba’s best offerings. “We are seeking to disseminate information about the important alliances made between national culture and tourism, and the interdependence they share. Toward this end, collateral events will be taking place in the city,” Ayala said.
Putting the spotlight on the capital, potential for enjoying the country’s heritage and notable cultural events, in a single stop, is evident.