Despite Trump’s policy, Cuba reports tourism industry is thriving

Despite Trump’s policy, Cuba reports tourism industry is thriving


economy relies heavily on tourism so what kind of impact have president Trump’s Cuba changes had on the number of American tourists to the island local tens hats Avella reports exclusively from Havana Cuba international tourism Fair kicks off tomorrow the setting that old fortress you see behind me the background possible more US sanctions and the implementation of title three just over the weekend the American culture regatta arrived in Havana from Key West sixteen boats showing a friendship still remains between the people of both countries the Cuban government says despite threats from the Donald Trump administration Americans keep visiting the island according to recently released numbers Americans continue to hold second place when it comes to the amount of visitors on the island up until now in the first four months more than two hundred and fifty thousand Americans have visited Cuba the Cuban government says that’s a ninety three percent growth with more than half fifty five percent coming by cruise ship Ambassador John Bolton it was in Coral Gables three weeks ago the Trump administration announced new sanctions against Cuba including restrictions on travel which have yet to be released on the same day it was announced title 3 of the humps Burton law would be implemented and since then last Thursday it went into effect allowing lawsuits be filed against companies that do business with communist Cuba on confiscated properties two lawsuits already targeting Miami based Carnival Cruise Lines on the eve of the international tourism fair here in Havana Spain’s tourism minister met with Spanish companies to talk about title three and its possible effects on them over the next couple weeks she says her government will be sending companies information about what implementation of title three means and how they can protect themselves she goes on to say Spanish companies are still interested in Cuba companies like Melia any metal starp have invested heavily in Cuba and run hotels across the island I’m Hat’s Avila local 10 News Havana

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