Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Given the demand of the growing number of foreign visitors to this central-eastern city, vital for the economy of the country, the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) accredits the first hotels with the category of four stars.
The intention to get included within the main tourist destinations favors actions of this type, especially in the facilities of the Complex Camagüey City, of the chain Cubanacán, located in the Historical Center of the city, declared in 2008 Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity.
In the town, located just over 500km east of Havana, there are six facilities functioning under Hoteles Encanto (E) hotel chain, in a list that includes Camino de Hierro, Santa María, La Avellaneda and El Marqués.
The cultural potential of the former Villa de Santa María del Puerto del Principe encourages many foreigners. An example of that is the increase in operations at the Ignacio Agramonte International Airport, which received 250,000 passengers from various destinations in the world in 2017.
When the city achieves its 504th anniversary, the quality expert of the Complex, María Gema, told the Cuban News Agency, the advantages offered by the categorization to the hotels ‘positioned in the first places on the Tripadvisor travel website among the accommodations in Camagüey’.