Amistur Cuba S. A. leading agency in specialized tourism

Mar 13, 2016 by

Amistur Cuba S. A. leading agency in specialized tourism
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 11 (acn) Amistur Cuba S.A., a specialized tourism agency, is the favorite among visitors interested in learning “first hand” the reality of the Caribbean island through people to people programs.
The travel agency working under the Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, ICAP, celebrated its 20th anniversary last January 19th is strengthening the quality of its services and diversifying its products.
Amistur Director, Jorge Abigantud told the press that the agency is currently working in achieving better professionalism of its travel agents and tour operators in addition to working on attractive programs adapted to the economic, political and social realities of the island.
Among the many projects of the entity, one of the most important is working with the solidarity and working brigades that visit Cuba each year to exchange with the island’s solidarity movement.
According to the each group’s interests, Amistur offers specialized programs related to culture and art, sports, education, health care, agriculture, environment and development in addition to others related to the Cuban legal system.
The agency also works in tourism circuits that allow a vacationer to learn about history, heritage and culture in all of the Cuban provinces.
Amistur also offers services in acquiring tourism visas, hotel and extra hotel services, transfers and air, maritime and land reservations and other alternative packages of lodging, food and transportation with the private sector.
According to Abigantud, the agency worked with groups from 83 countries in 2015, visitors mainly from the United States and have “contributed in modifying the opinions of Americans about Cuba”.
The Amistur director added that it’s true that the numbers of specialized groups are increasing, especially from the United States who need to learn about the realities in Cuba.

During Amistur’s two decades, over 110 thousand visitors from 126 countries have traveled to Cuba organized by the travel agency whose main objective is to “construct bridges between peoples and make more friends in the world”.  

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