Cuba’s fledgling private sector caters to tourists

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One of the reasons U.S. President Barack Obama gave for restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba and making it easier for U.S. citizens to travel to the island, was to help boost Cuba’s fledgling private businesses. There has already been a significant increase in U.S. visitors since December much to the delight of Cuba’s privately run tourist sector. CCTV’s Michael Voss filed the report.

Cuba's fledgling private sector caters to tourists

One of the reasons U.S. President Barack Obama gave for restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba and making it easier for U.S. citizens to travel to the island, was to help boost Cuba's fledgling private businesses. There has already been a significant increase in U.S. visitors since December much to the delight of Cuba's privately run tourist sector. CCTV's Michael Voss filed the report.

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  • Cuban hotels are having trouble coping with the increasing number of visitors. The U.S. home sharing website Air BnB now offers private lodgings.
  • Cuba is its fastest growing market ever, with two-thousand homes already signed up.