miércoles, 29 de septiembre de 2010

United Nations Recognizes the National Hotel of Cuba

The Cuban Association of the United Nations delivered , in World Tourism Day, the commemorative seal for the 60th Anniversary of the National Hotel in the capital.

A report released by the Tourism Ministry added that this constitutes one of the meeting programmed for this date that was recognized world wide and now under the slogan of Tourism and Biological Diversity.

Previously the seal was granted to Casa de las Americas and the Cuban Institute of Art and Film Industry (ICAIC) for their historic and cultural values.

Now it was the turn of the National Hotel of Cuba, symbol of tourism in the country and its hotel industry.

The ceremony took place in the Taganana Hall of the hotel in the presence of workers and officials of the institution and coincided with the celebration in 2010 of the 80th birthday of this center of recreation founded in December of 1930.

Symbol of Cuban five star hotel industries the National is managed by the Gran Caribe hotel group.

The hotel was designed by Mokim Mead and White Architects of New York and the construction was done by Purdy Henderson Company.

Its importance is ratified by its hosts such as Johnny Weismuller, Ava Gardner, Buster Keaton, Errol Flynn, Frank Sinatra and other personalities of films and politics.

During the 40s of last century the mark of distinction was supplied by Parisien Cabaret that is second only to the best in the country, Tropicana.

With 457 rooms, most with views of the sea (16 are suites and one is a presidential suite) the hotel is also the center of the most important tourism meetings in the country and other spheres.

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