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Holguin Destination Reports an Increase in 2017 Tourists Arrival

Photo: Radio RebeldeThe Holguín tourist destination received more than 200,000 foreign visitors in 2017, a figure that represents 12 percent higher than that of the same stage of the previous year.

Maikel Robelt, commercial of the delegation of the Ministry of Tourism in the territory, told the Cuban News Agency that the high number of tourists reached in the period demonstrates the growing acceptance of this destination with potential not only in the modality of sun and beach , but also nature, adventure and city tourism.

He pointed to Canada as the main issuing market, followed by the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, which grow substantially.

According to Robelt, in the case of Germany, links were strengthened as of the 37th edition of the International Tourism Fair FitCuba 2017 held in Holguin, which was dedicated to that European nation.

Holguin has 5, 400 rooms distributed mainly in four and five star facilities located on Pesquero, Esmeralda, and Guardalavaca beaches, where is being built the hotel Albatros of the Iberostar chain.

The Frank País García International Airport of this city receives each week a total of 80 flights from 20 companies, mainly from Canada, England and Germany, to which are added the regular commercial flights between the United States and Cuba.

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