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Cuba plans to build 108,000 new rooms by 2030 to accommodate tourists


Tourists walk outside the Bodeguita del Medio Bar frequented by the late American novelist Ernest Hemingway in Old Havana, Cuba. Desmond Boylan AP

According to reports from government-sanctioned Cuban media outlets, the new construction projects also will include “other non-hotel activities such as marinas and golf courses.”

Cuba plans to build some 108,000 new rooms by 2030 to accommodate tourists, as part of the National Plan for Economic and Social Development, according to delegates gathered for Cuban Communist Party’s 7th Congress, which ends Tuesday, news agency EFE reported.

The plans were unveiled by Manual Marrero, the island’s minister of tourism, who announced that potential locations have already been identified for the future facilities. According to reports from government-sanctioned Cuban media outlets, the new construction projects also will include “other non-hotel activities such as marinas and golf courses.”

Marrero said an investment program would be launched alongside the planned construction.

Read more at InCubaToday.

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