Ottawa, October 8, 2019- The Cuban Minister of Tourism, Mr. Manuel Marrero Cruz made a working visit to Montreal and Toronto to promote the high tourist season in Cuba.
The Cuban Minister met with tour operators and airlines such as WesJet, Transat, Air Canada and Sunwing. In both cities he made presentations to the directors of these entities in events that also brought together dozens of travel agents and journalists from general and specialized media, to whom he updated on the current situation, perspectives and priorities of tourism development in Cuba. As the Minister stated, Cuba will continue to be a peaceful, healthy and safe tourist destination for all visitors.
Canada is confirmed as Cuba’s largest tourism source market and it is expected that, as in the last eight years, at the end of 2019 will exceed the figure of one million visitors.
The Minister was accompanied by the Commercial Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Mr. Michel Bernal; the Cuban Ambassador to Canada, Mrs. Josefina Vidal; the General Consuls in Montreal and Toronto, Mrs. Mara Bilbao and Mrs. Tania López; the Tourism advisors in both cities and Senior managers of hotel chains such as Gaviota, Cubanacán, Meliá, Iberostar and Blue Diamond.
Embassy of Cuba in Canada