Home World New impetus for tourism to Cuba thanks to the Barcelona-Havana air route

New impetus for tourism to Cuba thanks to the Barcelona-Havana air route


MADRID, 8 March. – Starting in June next year, links between Spain and Cuba will increase thanks to tourism thanks to the new Enjoy Travel Group/Enjoy Barcelona-Havana air route.

During the ceremony, held in Barcelona, ​​with a large influx of tour operators, the public, travel agencies, tourism experts and representatives of the Enjoy Travel Group team, a project was launched that will unite Barcelona with the Cuban capital.

The event also helped introduce the Enjoy Travel Group booking platform exclusively for wholesale tour operators and travel agents: Enjoy Pro as a booking and immediate confirmation tool for airline tickets and travel programs.

Jordi Ballbe, president of the company, commented that the firm is ready to grow much further than in 2019 and connect Barcelona and Havana the way the two cities deserve.

For her part, Merce Escrihs, head of tourism knowledge and quality at the Directorate General of Tourism of the Generalitat de Catalunya, said the fact that this is a non-stop flight will help reduce the carbon footprint.

For his part, Diego Javier González, president of the Spanish Accessible Tourism Network, stressed that Enjoy has moved from words to deeds, referring to an offer Jordi Balbe made to him four years ago when he offered to include Cuba in his portfolio of destinations. as posted by PL. Also attending the event were Alejandro Castro Medina, Cuba’s Consul General in Barcelona, ​​and Juniel Mesa, the firm’s chief executive.

The cultural touches of the evening were handled by three Cuban-born international figures: Max D.S., graphic artist; Roberto Carcasses, pianist, percussionist, composer and producer; and Vivek Llera Mirabal, dancer.

There are already direct flights between Madrid and Havana by Air Europa, Iberia, World2Fly, Iberojet and Cubana de Aviación. According to the Cuban Minister of Tourism of Spain and Portugal, Nyurka Perez, the Barcelona-Havana and Santiago flights will give a new impetus to the development of the industry.

The official was also pleased with Cuba’s presence on the sector’s Portuguese stock exchange, where it announced that direct Lisbon-Varadero flights would be added from the summer.

Source: Juventud Rebelde



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Exit mobile version