Cuban hotels overpriced and underwhelming
Havana, Cuba – 15 February 2017 –
Many tourists flocking to Cuba – the Caribbean’s new “it” destination – complain the state-owned hotel industry is underwhelming and overpriced, Agence France-Presse reported.
Tourists have been flooding Cuba ever since its historic rapprochement with the United States was announced in December 2014.
A record four million visited the communist-ruled island – population 11 million – last year, an increase of 13 percent from 2015.
That has sent prices soaring. But, in a country where limited supply and years of underinvestment are hallmarks of the hotel industry, price doesn’t necessarily mean quality. … Read More