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Posted October 27, 2003 by publisher in US Tourism to Cuba

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Havana.- The US-Cuba Travel Conference, held in the Mexican coastal resort of Cancun, showed positive results in the analysis of future joint businesses.

The meeting was sponsored by the Association of Travel Related Professionals (ATRIP) and other institutions linked to the leisure industry in the United States.

Travel agents, representatives of airlines and charter companies, tour operators, legal advisors and US specialized reporters joined foreign entrepreneurs doing tourism business in Cuba.

Cuba’s delegation was headed by Tourism Minister Ibrahim Ferradaz, and included executives from Havanatur S.A., Cubanacn S.A., Habaguanex S.A., Gran Caribe, the cruise company Silares and the Civil Aeronautics Institute, among other institutions.

Panels were held on “Travel Sector’s Viewpoints”, chaired by Grad Belt, from ATRIP, and “Doing Business with Cuba”, presided over by Bob Guild, from Marazul Charters.

Ferradaz briefed participants on the current situation of Cuba’s travel industry and its development strategies, as well as the country’s infrastructure.

After the Cancun meeting, participants were invited to visit some tourist resorts in Cuba.

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