Varadero Reaches a Million Tourists in 2009

HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 30 – Varadero beach resort, 120 kilometers east of the Cuban capital, today received its millionth tourist for 2009, a figure that confirms it as one of the country’s principal tourist destinations, reported IPS.   The peninsula located in Matanzas Province welcomes 40 per cent of the tourists who come to the island; today there are 48 hotels.