Published on : Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Cuba has welcomed the first cruise ship of its current high tourist season, which will stay in effect through March 2022.
With 84 German tourists on board, the World Voyager ship docked at a port of Santiago de Cuba, which is the second largest province of the Caribbean nation.
Soraida Lozano, a delegate of the Ministry of Tourism in the province, said that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic hasharshlyimpacted the global tourism industry.
“We will continue to do our best for tourists to return,” Lozano said, adding that all measures have been taken to safeguard the health of the passengers and crew members of the cruise ship.
The cruise ship will continue its journey to the central province of Cienfuegos on Monday.
The total number of tourists visiting Cuba in 2021 is expected to be less than half a million, according to Cuba’s tourism authorities.