Varadero reports record highs

The Cuban tourism resort of Varadero saw an influx of roughly 22, 000 tourists last New Years Eve. Minister of tourism for the Matanzas region, Felipe Oliva - reported that these were record figures for the Cuban destination.

Mr. Olivia also noted that 2003 had been a fantastic year for Varadero - the best in its history of tourism. Arrival figures were at an all time high as was revenue created by the sector.