The next venue of FITCUBA in 2020, will be Varadero beach , the main sun and beach destination of the island, announced Minister of Tourism of Cuba, Manuel Marrero.
At the closing ceremony of FITCUBA 2019, held at the famous Tropicana cabaret, which this year celebrates its 80th anniversary, Marrero also informed that the theme of the next edition of FITCUBA will be dedicated to the Sun and Beach product and the guest country will be Russia. For the main stage of this meeting, they plan to designate the fairground of Plaza América, while for the sub-venue they will have the International Hotel of Varadero, recently opened, after its total reconstruction. The Minister pointed out that the final figure in FIT Cuba 2019 participants were 7,567 professionals from the sector, from 53 countries, including 263 journalists, specialized in tourism. When speaking about the results of the recently concluded edition, Marrero informed that on this occasion the countries with the greatest participation were Spain with 482 specialists, Mexico with 166 and Italy with 106. He mentioned among the most important negotiations two management contracts with the Canadian firm Blue Diamond and the Cuban hotelier Gran Caribe to operate two new hotels in Cayo Coco and Varadero. Also, during this edition, two new hotel facilities were inaugurated: the Hotel Cueto (Gaviota) and the Vedado Azul (Blue Island). The recently concluded FITCUBA 2019 was the largest of those made so far, according to the opinion of the majority of participants, who are already preparing for the 40th edition, which will surely make history.