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Holguín Convenes Biotur- 2019 Event

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gibara holguin2Gibara, in the province of Holguín. Photo: ACN
The travel agency Ecotur Sucursal Oriente together with the Delegation of the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) in Holguín calls for the sixth edition of the Biological Biodiversity and Tourism Workshop (BIOTUR), an event of nature in eastern Cuba.
The meeting will involve tour operators linked to various travel agencies in the country, which will promote the tourist destination of Gibara, the host city, and the eastern region of the country.

Yoel Alberto Domínguez Lauzao, director of Ecotur Sucursal Oriente, said that the event will take place from July 19 to 21 with a wide program of activities that includes theoretical events, excursions and visits to places of historical and ecological interest of the provinces of Holguín and Santiago de Cuba.

According to the program, the Workshop will open with conferences and presentations of tourist products in the morning of July 19th, while in the afternoon there will be tours through different sites of Gibara, such as Los Panaderos cave, where the Caverna Film Festival is held every March; also a visit to the tobacco factory and other places of interest in that coastal city.

The agenda for July 20 includes a tour of La Mensura National Park, belonging to the municipality of Mayarí in Holguin, with two itineraries, which include the Rafael pond and the La Sabina trail. Both tours converge in the Salto del Guayabo, a leading product in the demand of the domestic market. The Day will conclude with the visit to the four stars hotel Segundo Frente, located in the homonymous municipality, in the province of Santiago de Cuba, where a nightly evening is planned.

BIOTUR also includes a visit to the Second Eastern Front Mausoleum, to the Loma de Mícara, to the elevations of Vega Bellaca. In parallel, in the Hotel there will be other options, including hiking and horseback riding.

The Workshop will conclude on July 21st with the launching of the BIOTUR 2020.

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