Our Articles Archive - Feb.2011

Paradisus Rio de Oro, number one among TUI UK customers

Thursday, 24 February 2011News
[907:**Paradisus Rio de Oro**] is the hotel preferred by customers of the leading tour operator **TUI UK & Ireland** (First Choice Holidays & Thomson Holidays) as their holiday destination in Cuba, based on TUI UK polls conducted during the current 2010-2011 winter season with clients who expressed a predilection for the hotel and on comments which considered Paradisus Rio de Oro a first-class resort to which they wanted to return. Customers particularly highlighted the excellence of its Royal Service, fabulous location, exquisite cuisine and attentive friendly workers. TUI UK polls also indicated that the hotel in general as well as the quality and variety of the food, excellent service in restaurants and bars, location, comfortable rooms and entertainment facilities were the aspects most valued by guests. According to the survey, Paradisus Rio de Oro tops the list of the five leading hotels in Cuba together with [905:**Paradisus Princesa del Mar**] and [909:**Paradisus Varadero**]. Thus, Sol Melia Cuba's [663:**Paradisus Resorts**] continue to merit the recognition of prestigious international tour operators and customers, due to the culture created by the company which favors high levels of quality and service considered its hallmarks. According to TripAdvisor, the largest travel community on the web , Paradisus Rio de Oro also ranks first among the hotels in Cuba, based on more than a thousand comments lauding its excellence. This Five Star Plus Ultra All Inclusive hotel is located on the north coast of the eastern province of Holguin, about 800 km from [98:**Havana**].

Venezuelan airline schedules flights to Cuba

Tuesday, 22 February 2011News
HAVANA, Cuba -- The Venezuelan airline Conviasa began on Tuesday operations to Cuba with a frequency of six flights per week, which will serve to strengthen relations between these two member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA). According to Cuban television, the Executive vice-president of Conviasa, Eduardo Legaspi, announced that this is an opportunity to strengthen brotherhood ties with Cuba as well as social, commercial and tourist exchanges. According to Prensa Latina agency news, Legaspi noted that Conviasa —founded in 2004, with headquarters in the Simon Bolivar International Airport of Maiquetia, in the Venezuelan state of Vargas— is expanding towards Latin America and the Caribbean. Conviasa announced that the route Caracas-Havana-Caracas is scheduled from Monday through Friday and Sunday using a Boeing 737 for 120 passengers.

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