Havana.- Eastern Holguín province, one of Cuba’s fastest-growing destinations, has reported an increase in tourist arrivals this year.
According to local authorities, tourist arrivals from January to September 2003 grew by 38 percent, compared to the same period last year.
During the said period, 140,000 foreign vacationers enjoyed Holguín’s hotels, beaches and other services and facilities, a considerable increase compared to the entire 2002.
Experts predicted that as of November, when the peak tourist season begins, an average of 50 flights a week would arrive at Frank País International Airport from about 20 cities from all over the world, mainly from Europe.
The Gran Occidental Playa Turquesa Hotel will open in Holguín in November, so the number of hotels in the province will increase to 18.
Grand Playa Turquesa by Occidental | Cuba - Holguin
Deduct up to $100 per couple per week from Conquest’s published prices when you BOOK and PAY in full 35 days prior to departure. Effective for travel Nov 01/03 through Dec 7/04 (completed stays)
Located on beautiful Yuraguanal Beach. 1 hour from Holguin airport and 15 minutes from the town of Guardalavaca.
All Inclusive Features
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily plus snacks
A la carte dining at a choice of 2 restaurants (reservations required)
Unlimited domestic drinks
Selected non-motorized watersports
Use of fitness centre
Daily activities & nightly entertainment
All taxes & gratuities
550 rooms 7 pools including some connected by waterfalls and a children’s pool Main buffet restaurant and 2 a la carte specialty restaurants Beach buffet restaurant Snack bar 3 bars Disco 8 night-lit tennis courts (lights extra) Fitness centre Separate building exclusively for children’s activities
Superior Room: 2 3/4 beds with separate daybed Air-conditioned Satellite TV In-room safe (extra cost) Bathroom with shower only Balcony or terrace (Max occ 3)
Supersaver Room: A Superior Room but at specially discounted prices. Limited availability, so book early!