Santiago de Cuba has many attractions to develop tourism in the territory.

Local tourism authorities noted the existence of 3,600 rooms distributed in 23 hotels, one third of which are four- and five-star establishments.

According to statistics, an annual average of 115,000 vacationers have visited Santiago de Cuba over the past five years, so the city has become the country’s second major destination.

The Antonio Maceo International Airport, which can receive medium- and large-size planes, has contributed to boosting tourist arrivals in the province.

The airport receives flights from Canada, France, Italy, Spain and the Caribbean region, and many tourists arrived by boat.

The region’s main tourist markets are France, Canada, Germany, Spain, Italy and Holland, among others.