Cuban constructors prioritize today the project of Varadero''s Hotel Internacional (some 140 kilometers east of Havana), with which 940 rooms will be added to capacities of this resort.
The project, in finishing stage -process that should end by December this year- is erected in a more distant area away from the dune, but with exceptional beach conditions,
declared to the Cuban News Agency (ACN), Roberto Rovira, director of the enterprise Construcción y Montaje de Obras del Turismo Hicacos.
Rovira highlighted the architectonic elements of the previous emblematic hotel of the same name built in the 50s of last century, demolished to be adapted to present standard requirements.
The Varadero resort, main sun-beach destination of the island, received in 2017 a record figure of one million 700 thousand foreign visitors, informed recently the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur).
For the tenth year in a row, the locality received over a million foreign tourists and holds the growth rhythm of national tourism which is among the first emitting sources.
Canada kept its leadership as main vacation market, while Germany consolidates its presence and countries such as Russia, Spain and France stand out for high growth rates of clients, said the source.
Varadero has consolidated as tourist destination with a favorable balance in its performance despite the impact of powerful hurricane irma, with totally recovered facilities, highlighted Mintur.
'With the opening of Iberostar Bella Vista exploited by hotel group Gaviota, in association with Iberostar, the total capacity of the resort has 21 thousand 388 rooms, over 80 percent of them concentrated in high-standard accommodations', he detailed.
The note of Mintur detailed that transparency of the waters, the white sands, as well as the combinations of blue in its waters and the very light submarine slope make of Varadero beach the most attractive, said the note.