Analysis: Cuba tourism sector “buried” by pandemic and poor strategies

The poor management of the pandemic and the dismal strategies underpinned by the Cuan government "have buried" the tourism industry on the island, and 2021 is expected to be "catastrophic for the sector," said Friday the Miami-based Havana Consulting Group president Emilio Morales.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tourism in Cuba is "hampered" due to the "chaotic management of the pandemic," the "poor economic strategies" and the deficient use of financial resources by the Cuban government, highlights a new Havana Consulting Group report.

Not even the over US$17 billion investment in the last 6 years has served to rescue the tourism sector, the Cuban economic analyst added in its statements.

The report forecasts a very bleak outlook for the Cuban tourism industry in 2021, down 85% in late July this year compared to the same period in 2020 and 95% compared to 2019 . . .

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