Havana.- Cuba took part at Paris´ Top Resa Tourist Fair to exchange with tour-operators about the island´s offer for the upcoming winter season.
Tourism official at the Cuban embassy in France, Rosa Adela Mejias told Cuba Prensa Latina news agency that they made big efforts to spread information on the local tourist attractions and meet with professionals at the Cuban stands.
Cuba had a significant participation in the international tourism fair by entities and hotel groups to show their products and services.
For Cuba, tourism is a major economic field as an ambitious program is underway on the island, which includes the construction of new hotels of high standard.
France in particular is a main source of visitors to Cuba. By late July, the arrival of French vacationers reached 30.1 percent over the previous year, according to the Cuban Tourism Ministry.
Paris´ Top Resa Fair is being attended by representatives of the tourist sector from 160 countries of the world.