Under the motto "Tourism and employment: a better future for all", Cuba celebrates the world day of the sector with the commitment to continue working to make the industry without chimneys a driving force of the economic and social development of the country.
A statement released by the Ministry of Tourism indicates this important branch of the Cuban economy is one of the activities that has grown the most in recent decades and has shown an extraordinary ability to adapt to changes, while constituting one of the main sources of employment worldwide with the creation of one out of every 11 jobs. “The generation of employment as a result of the industry’s offer diversification and the link with other sectors that allow to guarantee the offer of goods and services. It also contributes to the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goal 8, focused on sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”, adds the statement.
Finally, the growth of the Cuban tourism industry stands out, developing due to the efforts of each of its 114 thousand 122 workers and sends a sincere recognition to the work done both by national employees of the sector, as well as customers and partners, tour operators, travel agencies, airlines, associated hotel chains and tourism professionals in general. END