Miami, Nov 4 (EFE) .- The itineraries to Cuba of the three major US cruise companies. projection of the US-Cuba Economic and Trade Council released today. p>
According to the Council's analysis, based on the data collected up to October 25, the 286 trips Towards Cuba, which in those years the Norwegian companies are expected to do, Carnival and Royal Caribbean will transport some 455,000 passengers, if each boat travels to the maximum of its capacity. p>
Those operations will report to the firms, all based in Miami, revenues of more than 623 million dollars, but also mean for Cuba earnings of 64 millions of dollars in tourist expenses related to land transportation, excursions, restaurants and souvenirs such as habanos. p>
Additionally, the island's government will receive 19 million dollars for port taxes, which for the largest ships, that is, with a capacity between 684 and 2,744 passengers, amounts to about $ 79,000. P>
In 2016, when these US trips were reestablished boats and operated with their different brands. p>
In May of that year, the first cruise to Cuba in more than 50 years, the Adonia, of the Carnival company, after the thaw between the two countries undertaken in the last two years of the mandate of the then US president, Barack Obama (2009-2017). p>
In another analysis published today by the Economic and Commercial Council US-Cuba, its president, John Kavulich, reported that the gross income of the 52 US companies that have been present in Cuba since December 2014 add up to one trillion dollars (a "trillion" in the US.) p>
These companies include the three cruise companies, airlines such as United, Jet Blue, Delta or American; Caterpillar; Resorts Worldwide or Airbnb.