HAVANA, November 1 (PL) Cuban recreational attractions will be present at the 35th edition of the International Tourism Fair World Travel Market (WTM) 2014, London, United Kingdom, in early November, local authorities of the sector reported. A statement from the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) stated today that such meeting is one of the major events of this sphere in the world.
The note states that the Cubas delegation will be led by Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero, and including commercial director, Maria del Carmen Orellana, and representatives from hotel chains such as Gran Caribe, Islazul Cubanacan, Gaviota and Habaguanex.
Executives from companies associated to the Cuban tourism such as Iberostar, Barcelo, Blue Diamonds, Super Club, Accor, Melia Hotels International and Roc Hoteles, along with receptive agencies Viajes Cubanacan and Gaviotatours, Palmares and Caracol, will be also present in that group. The delegation will be accompanied by representatives of the Cuban embassy in the United Kingdom, among other executives. The Cuban presence this year in the WTM responds, among other objectives, to the interest for strengthening ties with important English partners for tourist operation from that market to Cuba, states the report.
During the fair, the Cuban delegation will show the latest news of the recreational industry in this country, such as the openings of new facilities and services and, above all, the important work in the field of local brands and products. The official statement also aims to spread the real estate development associated to golf with emphasis for the project named Carbonera, near the western resort of Varadero. The Summit of Ministers WTO-WTM (World Tourism Organization-World Travel Market), with the issue “Tourism and Mega Events: Building a lasting legacy,” will be held during the Fair.