In Cuba: More and More Tourists Prefer Cuba’s Jardines del Rey

Cuba’s Jardines del Rey consolidated its preference as a major tourist destination a in 2008, surpassing last year’s numbers by 6 percent.

In December alone, the arrival of vacationers registered a 28 percent increase, with over 90 percent of rooms occupied. The announcement was made during the celebration of the festival dedicated to the 15th anniversary of this tourist enclave.

Tourism Ministry representative in the central province of Ciego de Ávila, Luis Armando González, said that this tourist resort which includes Cayo Coco and Guillermo is in optimum condition to satisfy the demand of the high season.

The resort will be inaugurating the refurbished Sol Cayo Guillermo Hotel and a new facility with more than 300 rooms in the coming days.

Thomas Cook, the tour operator that moves the largest amount of tourists to and from this destination, was awarded with the Silver Ibis Prize during the Jardines del Rey Festival.

For its part, La Redonda center received a similar distinction, in correspondence with the number of attended visitors.

González highlighted that these increasing figures in Ciego de Avila’s northern cays were due to the quality of services, the comfort of facilities and the area’s natural beauty, all of which also significantly increase the number of tourists repeating their visit.

Most of the foreign vacationers coming to Jardines del Rey are from Canada, followed by Argentina, Russia and Colombia.

(acn)

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