More than 62,000 domestic tourists stay overnight in Cuban resort
Varadero, Cuba, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) More than 62,000 domestic tourists stayed overnight in hotels in Varadero, Cuba's major coastal resort, during the first 12 days of August, the Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) confirmed on Sunday.
The MINTUR delegate in western Matanzas province, Ivis Fernandez, pointed out that the operations with the domestic market average some 5,180 holidaymakers a day in 15 hotels in operation.
In an effort to guarantee a more hygienic and safer tourism, some 9,000 tourism workers in Varadero have been trained in biosecurity measures to prevent getting infected with the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus from visitors and employees themselves, she stressed.
Fernandez made these statements during a working visit by Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero to Varadero beach, during which he was accompanied by Matanzas Governor Mario Sabines and Tourism Minister Juan Carlos Garcia.
Marrero highlighted the progress being made in investments in that destination, including the works in the future Varadero Boulevard, and the general restoration of the Plaza America Convention Center, where he considered that its commercial and gastronomic activities will be of excellence.
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