Finally, after several months of isolation and uncertainty, Cuba receives the first flights from Canada. Undoubtedly, this is one of the good news of this year. Even when it seemed impossible, the tourism industry seems to start going back to a new normal self.
Nevertheless, the Covid 19 pandemic represents a terrible loss of lives and economies worldwide. Indeed, as the World Trade Organization stated; countries should work together to save tourism. After this declaration, most countries and international organization set up a series of protocols to minimize damage. Always taking as a premise the idea of putting “people first”.
Certainly, Canada has always been on top of the list of tourists visiting the country. Subsequently, and thanks to the proximity with Cuba, they decided to be among the first to come.
Exactly, Cuba is receiving flights from Air Canada Vacations directly to Jardines del Rey airport. Still, it is worth to mention that the Cays were the destinations selected to implement a Safe Stay protocol.
Additionally, the travelers that arrived in Jardines del Rey in September 4th, 2020. Every passenger was PCR tested, and the authorities took their temperature. Yet they will have medical service permanently at their resorts.
Some worries about the rebound of the pandemic
Even if most people may be skeptical, the truth is that life should go on. Unquestionably, the international rebound is keeping the world stressed out. However, the time has come to change our minds and learn how to deal with the situation.
Since August Cuba has been facing a terrible rebound of the pandemic. Yet the Island reinforced the social distancing, and the protocols to minimized the damage. Nowadays, we truly consider an important step to raise awareness. Still, our only option would be to gradually reestablish every activity and stay safe at every situation.
Definitely we should not expect to come back to the reality of 2019. Instead, we have to reinvent a new future. Essentially, we should shape a benefit from this predicament. No doubt, tourism is a good alternative for resilience and distraction. We can count on each other to cope with this challenge. Let us keep up on the news and trust we can do it.