The President of the Republic, Miguel Diaz - Canel Bermúdez, proposed to the National Assembly of People's Power and was approved, to appoint Manuel Marrero Cruz as a Prime Minister, who served as Tourism Minister for 16 years. The 56-year-old deputy is an architect and he was an investor of tourist facilities in the north of Holguin, and held different positions in the direction of hotels in the eastern provinces and in Varadero.
In 1999 he was promoted to first vice president of the Gaviota Tourism Group and a year later to its Chairman. Throughout his career, he has been characterized by his modesty, honesty, ability to work, political sensitivity and loyalty to the Party and the Revolution.
It has led in a prominent way the Tourism sector, which is one of the main lines of development of the national economy, an activity that has allowed him a permanent interaction with the rest of the agencies of the Central State Administration, the business system and governments provincial; as well as a rich experience in negotiations with foreign counterparts and participation in international events, demonstrating their ability, firmness and skills for the interlocution.
Taken from Granma newspaper.