HAVANA._ Cuba’s tourism continues to grow as verified by the official announcement that the island welcomed 3,200,745 visitors in 2014, according to the National Statistics and Information Office (ONEI).
In a recent report, ONEI compared the record figure of over three million visitors to the island last year to the 2,852, 572 recorded in 2013.
Among the main markets sending tourists to Cuba the office mentions Canada (1,175,077 vacationers), Germany (139,136) and the United Kingdom (123, 910) -according to the 2014 figures- followed by Italy, France, Mexico, Venezuela, Spain, Russia, and Argentina.
owever, the markets that recorded the highest growth were Venezuela, Israel, Portugal, Sweden, India, Japan, China, Uruguay, Poland, and Germany, in that order.
In December 2014, the number of visitors was 332,190, well over the 305,827 registered in the same period of 2013.
The countries that sent the highest number of tourists in that month were Canada, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, France, Venezuela, Mexico, Russia, Spain and China.
Cuba is diversifying its tourism product and in addition to sun and beach, it offers nature, adventure, culture, quality of life, congresses and nautical activities, among other modalities.Share on FB Share on TT