|Holguin Shows Record of Tourist Arrivals in 2011|
|Saturday, 21 January 2012 17:28|
HOLGUIN, Cuba, Jan 21. The province of Holguin, considered the third top tourist area of Cuba, after Varadero and Havana, reached its peak in tourist arrivals in 2011 with more than 284,000 foreign visitors, 10% more than in the previous year.
According to ¡Ahora!, Holguin’s local newspaper, Canada maintains its place as the leading market for this eastern region of Cuba, followed by the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Netherlands.
The report says that in 2012, in the peak of the tourism high season, weekly flights to the Frank Pais International Airport add to more than fifty, including a new route recently inaugurated coming from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The province has more than 4,800 rooms available, distributed mostly along the north coast in the Guardalavaca, Playa Esmeralda and Pesquero resort areas.
High-quality services in hotels together with beautiful beaches are two of the main assets of the region.
Récord de visitantes hacia polo turístico holguinero en 2011