The Cuban archipelago, a stronghold for tourism in the Caribbean, is preparing its infrastructure to face the traditional increase in vacationers during the last months of the year.
The so-called peak tourist season is characterized by an increased in tourist arrivals, a trend that begins in November and usually extends until April of the following year.
The main attraction leading to this increase in holidaymakers is Cuba's weather, which contrasts with the low temperatures during winter in the northern hemisphere, in addition to allowing the enjoyment of the transparent waters that surround the country.
Airports, hotels, recreation facilities, car rental companies and travel agencies work together to assimilate the growing flow of foreign vacationers.
Beaches with white sands and warm waters are among the main alternatives for thousands of holidaymakers who come to Cuba every year to enjoy these facilities.
The existence of thousands of rooms is complemented by a large infrastructure of tourist facilities, shows, sports practices, commercial establishments and restaurants, where gastronomy occupies a special place.
Coupled with this, hundreds of rooms in private homes are incorporated into the reception of vacationers to thereby contribute to successfully meeting the demand for accommodation.
In addition, the actions to improve the conditions at lodging facilities have also led to raising the quality parameters in order to respond effectively to requirements of international tourism.
Natural and biosphere reserves, natural landscapes and protected areas make up an extensive network of offers, marked by its wealth, excellent conservation and unique characteristics that distinguish them from others in the region.
Several additional flights link Cuban destinations with tourist-sending countries such as Russia and Europe, together with additional routes from Mexico, and Central and South America.
Previously, the promotional strategy extended its influence to the most diverse markets, in order to capture the largest number of tourists interested in enjoying Cuba's attractions.
As a new element, the Accor group inaugurated a hotel of its SO brand under the name of SO Paseo del Prado, which offers 250 rooms and suites distributed into nine floors, in addition to two restaurants and two meeting rooms.
Cuba's portfolio of options includes sun and beach options, nature, history, culture, health and quality of life, meetings, congresses and incentive trips, nautical sports and circuits.
For this, Cuba has 69,286 hotel rooms, 69 percent of which are in four- and five-star establishments.
In addition, 21 hotel companies operate in Cuba on behalf of recognized foreign firms, accounting for 45,333 rooms and 95 administration contracts.
Together with this, 27 joint ventures cover 5,000 rooms operate in the country, while 610 new projects must be completed by 2030 to bring the total number of rooms to 103,000.