Published on : Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Around 150 thousand Mexican tourists are expected to visit Cuba this year, as anticipated by the tourism representatives at the Cuban Embassy in Mexico.
136 thousand Mexicans visited the island in 2016, signifying a 30 percent increase compared to 2015. There is a growing interest among Mexican vacationers to visit sun and beach, heritage cities, participate in cultural, educational, sporting, health and tourism events, among others. Hence, they prefer touring destinations like Cuba.
There are 63 weekly flights by Cubana Airlines, Interjet and Aero Mexico, from Mexico City, Monterrey, Yucatan and Cancun while Copa Airlines flies from Puebla with more than 76 percent occupancy. Mexico is the third market in air connectivity to Cuba after Canada and the US.
Cuba has international recognition for its infrastructure and organization of events in convention centers, exhibition halls and great hotels with professional staff. Over 300 programs are held in the island due to Cuba’s achievements in science, health, culture, tourism, environment and sports.