29 de mayo de 2024

Radio 26 – Matanzas, Cuba

Emisora provincial de Matanzas, Cuba, La Radio de tu Corazón

The Ministry of Tourism celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Its largest commercial exchange, FitCuba 2024, will take place from May 1st to 5th, at the Gran Marena Cayo Coco Hotel, Jardines del Rey, in Ciego de Avila.

With the task of designing and materializing the policy of the strategic leisure industry, the Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) of Cuba reaches 30 years of creation this April 21st, recalled in his X account the head of the sector, Juan Carlos García Granda.

«We thank all its workers and founders for the dedication and effort to boost Cuban tourism. We will continue working and overcoming challenges together,» said García Granda , after highlighting the event.


According to the MINTUR’s web page, Decree Law No. 147 of April 21st, 1994 stipulated in its Article 12 the extinction of the National Tourism Institute and the creation of this portfolio, created to direct its development process, global competitiveness, profitability and sustainability over time and to promote the constant link with the improvement of the standard of living and quality of life of the country’s citizens.

The measures adopted at the beginning of the 90’s to face the Special Period imposed to reduce the number of Organisms of the Central Administration of the State and to adapt their functions to the conditions of that conjuncture, factors that determined the emergence of this Ministry.

Since it was founded until now, four have been the heads of the MINTUR: Osmany Cienfuegos Gorriarán (from 1994/99); Ibrahim Ferradas García (1999/04); the current Cuban Premier Manuel Marrero Cruz 2004/2017/2019) and Juan Carlos García Granda began in office in 2019.

Just in these days of celebration of the three decades of this organism, will take place from May 1st to 5th its largest commercial exchange, the International Tourism Fair (FitCuba 2024), whose headquarters will be in the hotel Gran Marena Cayo Coco, Jardines del Rey, in the province of Ciego de Avila.

Photos: Taken from the Ministry of Tourism’s Facebook page.

Written by Eva Luna Acosta Armiñán.









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