Cuba Continues to Receive Tourist Flights
Tourist Flights from the and Europe continue to arrive in full with vacationers who picked different local tourist centers in the country, where there are some 30, 000 tourists at present, according to sources from the Cuban Tourism Ministry.
A flight from London’s Thomas Cook Tour operator landed on the island on Wednesday, with vacationers who selected Cayo Guillermo and Cayo Coco keys, on the northern coast of Ciego de Avila province, as their holiday destinations. Other flights from and are scheduled for Thursday, with vacationers who booked rooms at Varadero tourist center.
Cienfuegos, in the central part of the country, and Manzanillo in the east, will also receive flights from , while another arrival is bound for eastern Holguin on Thursday as well.
CAYO LARGO DEL SUR TOURIST CENTER REOPENS FACILITIES
After several days of inactivity due to the passage of Hurricane Gustav, Cayo Largo del Sur tourist center will reopen its facilities following the arrival of vacationers from the U.K. Tourist Ministry sources in the locality said that actions aimed at safeguarding tourists in the resort prior to the passage of the storm, some 105 vacationers were transferred to tourist resorts in Santiago de Cuba, where they enjoyed services of similar quality category.
MAJOR TOURIST CENTERS CONTINUE IN OPERATIONS
Tourist resorts located in the localities of Varadero, Jardines del Rey, and in the provinces of Havana, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba and Granma continue normal operations including airport services.
As to Holguin, in the eastern part of the country and Trinidad in the center, damage inflicted by hurricane Ike is being cleaned, though facilities and airports continue working. In western Pinar del Rio province and in Santa Lucia, facilities will soon resume operations.
At present, the Cuban Tourism Ministry has deployed a series of commissions made up of high-rank officials, in charge of evaluating the quality of tourist services in the country and of supervising the cleaning of damage inflicted by the recent natural phenomenon.