Cuba’s Tourism Shows 1 Percent Growth

HAVANA TIMES, July 24 — Cuba received during the first half of this year 13,519 more tourists than the same period in 2009, which confirms the upward tendency of one of the principal sources of financial resources of this Caribbean country.  According to data of the National Office of Statistics (ONE), up to the close of June a total of 1,389,712 visitors arrived, for a one per cent growth, reported IPS.