International Seminar on Journalism and Tourism opens in Cuba

Havana, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The 17th International Seminar on Journalism and Tourism opened in this capital on Monday with a strong presence of Latin American and Canadian communicators.

Some 45 journalists from those regions and delegates from national and provincial media are attending the opening session, along with delegations from Colombia, Ecuador, and Mexico.

The Cuban members of the Circle of Tourism Journalists at the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) are participating, with representatives nationwide.

The Seminar is taking place at the Jose Marti International Institute of Journalism, which organizes meetings, seminars, workshops, and courses on this sector during the year.

The three-day seminar will consist of debates and lectures with the participation of prominent speakers such as scholars from the University of Ottawa, Canada; Cuban academic Jose Luis Perello, and Pavel Pavon, director of Technologies at the Tourism Ministry (MINTUR).

In addition to academic exchanges, participants will visit tourist attractions such as La Bodeguita del Medio and El Floridita restaurants, the Havana Club Rum Museum, and the Tropicana Cabaret. They will also travel to Varadero beach, in western Matanzas province.

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