Organized by the Tourism Council of Japan, the meeting was attended by the economic and commercial adviser of the Cuban Embassy, Katia Monzon, who spoke with the participants about Cuba’s projects and safety to visitors.
Monzon referred to the actions implemented by Cuba to reactivate the sector during the Covid-19 pandemic, including the More Hygienic and Safer Tourism Certification Program, which incorporates more than two 500 facilities.
In addition, measures such as the implementation of health protocols for travelers, the vaccination of workers and digital systems in hotels to facilitate information, procedures and payments, were taken.
Monzon pointed out that all these initiatives were conceived in accordance with the guidelines and measures approved by Cuban health authorities and the World Health Organization.
In addition, she affirmed that Cuba is working on a platform to welcome tourists and reduce waiting times.
Monzon presented to the participants the new tourist emplacements on Cayo Cruz, the Ramon Peninsula and Cayo Saetia, as well as five-star excursions in eastern Cuba promoted by the Gaviota Tourism Group.
She also announced the opening, when conditions exist, of the Telegrafo Hotel as the first hotel in Havana and the second in the country for the LGBTIQ community.