Italian tour operators hosted by Cuban Ambassador

Italian tour operators hosted by Cuban Ambassador

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H.E. Jose Carlo Rodriguez Ruiz, Cuban Ambassador to the Italian Republic, hosted a delegation of Italian tour operators. This delegation represented Cuba operators and  the country’s largest hotel chains. He hosted the function in his Roman residence at the peak of a roadshow. Meetings were scheduled in Salerno Foggia Pescara and Rome cities.

In the short welcome speech to a big audience of travel companies, the Ambassador highlighted the attractions of Cuba. He discussed the historical values that unite Cub with Italy also. This included the architecture of one of the most famous buildings projected by Italian architects: Vittorio Garatti and Roberto Gottardi. The Italian tour operators in attendance were reminded of the celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana still happening. Month of November this can end with great pomp in the coming.

And the beat goes on

After all, the ambassador said, this event will be repeated in another 5 centuries!

“This season the formula &lsquo we’ve chosen to repeat;Cuba presents itself’ for many reasons,” said Madelén Gonzalez-Pardo Sanchez, Councilor of Tourism of the Embassy of Cuba in Italy in her speech. “Of most it really is an appreciated format first, effective and recognized, but most importantly it has allowed us to attain Italian cities normally beyond your main roadshow circuits.

“The delegation of the roadshow which will culminate at the TTG Travel Experience in Rimini represents an essential meeting point with the operators of the sector and the travel companies, to whom you want to provide a clear message, of optimism and confidence: Cuba will there be!”

Fiesta right time!

Both the Ambassador and the Councilor gave brief introductory speeches which converted into a “fiesta” with dances and songs. This was along with a tasting of Cuban culinary specialties and by drawing some trips provided by the Italian tour operators.


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on the evening of October 10

The Fiesta Cubana will continue also in Rimini. Then it’ll celebrate the success of the commercial promotion set up for a larger presence of Italian tourists in Cuba.

Author: Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy

Mario is a veteran in the travel industry. His experience extends worldwide since 1960 when at the age of 21 he started exploring Japan, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Mario has seen the World Tourism develop up to date and witnessed the destruction of the root/testimony of the past of a good number of countries in favor of modernity/progress. During the last 20 years Mario's travel experience has concentrated in South East Asia and of late included the Indian Sub Continent. Part of Mario's work experience includes multi activities in the Civil Aviation field concluded after organizing the kik off of for Malaysia Singapore Airlines in Italy as an Institutor and continued for 16 years in the role of Sales /Marketing Manager Italy for Singapore Airlines after the split of the two governments in October 1972. Mario's official Journalist license is by the "National Order of Journalists Rome, Italy in 1977.

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