Havana is Among the Most Popular Tourist Destinations in the World
According to the British Wanderlust travel magazine, Havana, Cuba's capital, was named fourth in the category of Most Desirable City by Tourists for 2021.
Havana, The Cuban capital, ranked fourth in the category of Most Desirable City by tourists for 2021, according to the British Wanderlust travel magazine.
The results were published during the World Travel Market (WTM) expo in London. The Expo was attended by representatives of various countries, airlines, tour operators, and tourism professionals.
A report published by the Travel Trade Caribbean website indicated that the best destinations were chosen by more than 2,000 readers of the magazine, who are considered travel enthusiasts and experts in the field.
The most distant cities that tourists aspire to visit following the Corona pandemic, Singapore came in the first place, followed by Cusco, Cartagena, Havana, Chicago, Tokyo, Quito, Luang Prabang, Cape Town, and New Orleans.
France, Italy, Iceland, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Portugal, Georgia, Norway, and Austria came to the fore in the close countries that tourists desire to visit.
Cuba opens its borders to international tourism
Cuba announced the opening of its borders to international tourism, starting from November 15, after it vaccinated more than 80% of its population against the Coronavirus Using locally made vaccines. Travelers should maintain specific health protocols that guarantee their safety.
Cuban Tourism Minister Juan Carlos Garcia announced during a press conference in Havana, that his country will eliminate the mandatory quarantine for international travelers. He noted that the PCR tests conducted by the Cuban health authorities on travelers upon their arrival in the country to detect Covid-19 will be replaced by the submission of health certificates issued in the countries from which they come. The mentioned document could be electronic.
Garcia also noted that in the case of travelers who do not have vaccine certificates, they must present a negative PCR certificate for Covid-19 upon arrival on the island, done 72 hours in advance by an accredited laboratory.
The Cuban minister stressed that epidemiological surveillance will continue to be strictly enforced on the island despite these flexible measures, adding that the health control personnel will randomly conduct samples for diagnostic tests at the ten airports operating in the country.