More Tourists, but Main Markets Fall

HAVANA TIMES, Sept. 29 – Mural in tourist installation HAVANA, Sept. 29 – The number of tourist arrivals to Cuba up to last August increased 1.8 per cent as compared to a similar period in 2009, but the principal tourist markets, headed by Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Germany, reported a tendency to decrease, balanced out by the increase of other non-traditional markets such as Russia, according to a report by the National Office of Statistics (ONE), reported IPS.