C-SPAN airs FIU's Tourism in Cuba Conference

Faculty from FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute and Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management joined researchers from the Brookings Institution and St. Thomas University in January to discuss policy options for Cuba’s tourism industry, as well as the U.S. role in its future expansion and the potential impact of the Trump administration. The event was aired in its entirety this week on C-SPAN.

LACC collaborated with the Brookings Institution’s Latin American Initiative to produce a report on Cuba’s tourism industry: “Tourism in Cuba: Riding the Wave Toward Sustainable Prosperity.’’

Please click here to view the complete report.

Please click here to view the C-SPAN video.

Image Frank Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, opens the Tourism in Cuba conference at FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus in January.

Image Frank Mora moderated the panel, which included Richard Newfarmer, professor at the London School of Economics and Oxford University; Richard Feinberg, author of "Open for Business: Building the New Cuban Economy"; Jorge Duany, director of the Cuban Research Institute; María Dolores Espino, professor in the Department of Business Administration at St. Thomas University; and John Thomas, professor in the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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