A report published in Cubadebate on Monday adds that despite continuing adverse factors, Cuba received more than 246,000 visitors in the first month of 2023, a very significant increase compared to 86,424 holidaymakers who traveled to the Caribbean island in January last year.
This result contributes to approaching international travel agencies interested in Cuba as a tourist destinations.
Last year, 1,614,087 foreign vacationers visited Cuba, 1,585,712 of whom traveled by air, and the remaining were yachtsmen and cruiser passengers who show a tenuous presence with ships from Europe, the expert added.
Canada was Cuba’s major tourist-sending market.
From 2011 to 2019, more than one million Canadians spent their vacations in Cuban coastal resorts, mainly in Varadero and the northern keys, where Cuba’s best All-Inclusive hotels are located.