Havana, Cuba.- With the participation of entities specialized in tourist activity in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the II Edition of the Congress of the Association for Culture and Tourism in Latin America (ACTUAL) is being held here on Wednesday.
According to the Cuban Ministry of Tourism, the opening took place yesterday at the Meliá Cohíba Hotel with the presence of representatives of chambers of commerce, travel agencies, tour operators, hotel companies, event organizers, airlines, among other national and foreign participants.
As part of the meeting, the 17th edition of Meeting Place will be held, an event that brings together organizers of congresses, conventions and incentive travel.
The Congress, which is being held in Cuba for the second consecutive year, is presided by the leader of ACTUAL, Armando Bojorquez, and Sunil Kumar, president of the Universal Federation of Travel Agents Association.
According to statements previously made in Havana by the Vice President of ACTUAL, Doris Barrera, Cuba deserved to host the event because of its great tourist and cultural wealth, and this also forms part of the celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana.
The event brings together more than 30 countries, 500 companies from the tourism industry and more than a hundred dedicated to the sector specialized in events and incentive travel or MICE.
The Congress will officially close its doors on Sunday.