US-Cuba Relations to Be Addressed at 13th Tourism Seminar

Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) Relations between the United States and Cuba will be the main theme of the 13th International Seminar on Journalism and Tourism that will take place in this capital next week.

The Seminar, scheduled from June 25 to 30 in the halls of the International Institute of Journalism José Martí, counts with the presence of 40 journalists, especially from Latin America and the United States.

The first conference of that meeting will be held by Professor Paolo Spadoni of the University of Augusta, Georgia (United States), under the title: Impact on tourism, in the Caribbean, of the new measures of the current government of the United States.

On this inaugural day, there are also topics such as Caribbean competition or integration, by Cuban expert José Luis Perelló, and the presentation of the book Por el Mar de las Antillas: 50 años de Turismo de Cruceros en el Caribe, written by a North American and Cuban collective of writers.

The main organizer of the meeting, Hilda Prieto, told Prensa Latina today that this meeting includes journalists from Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Argentina, Colombia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Uruguay, Peru, Mexico, the United States and Cuba.

The 13th International Seminar on Journalism and Tourism that will take place in this capital will also address heritage, culture, and tourism development.

Prieto, Cuban television journalist and head of the tourist press group of the Union of Journalists of Cuba (UPEC), confirmed that another topic that will be on the table is the 500th anniversary of Havana (November 16, 2019).

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