CIBER Focus Interview Series: SP 2016
Inside Look at the Cuban Economy: Tourism Industry and Beyond with Ms. Alicia Perez Viera
April 12, 2016
A Cuban native, Ms. Perez has worked as a tour guide for the island’s national tourism component Havana Tour for more than a decade. Having majored in English language and education from the University of Pedagogical Sciences in Havana, most of her career has revolved around Cuba’s education services and developing tourism sector.
As an experienced practitioner and local tour guide, Ms. Perez gives us her take on the current tourism and hospitality industry challenges and opportunities in Cuba, and how the restored U.S.-Cuba relations can bolster the island nation’s socio-economic state.