Cuban Beer Crisis after the Arrival of American Tourists

Since President Barack Obama's trip to Cuba in February

Cafe in America

Travellers from the United States came in waves to the land of cigars, especially after US President Obama's re-establish relations with Cuba. The island country's face immediately changed, the impact most felt was the Cuban crisis of beer.

Excerpt from an article published on the Food and Wine site, last year, 3.5 million tourists visited Cuba, up 17 percent from a year earlier, and the interesting note is the increase in traffic by 77 percent, reaching approximately 161,000 people.

The presence of tourists on a large impact on the specific tastes of the tourists, there is a need significantly to the beer according to the tastes of the tourists United States. Some of the famous local beers, such as Cristal and Bucanero, can not meet the demand of tourists whose numbers continue to rise.

Travelers give color to the local people, taste the tourists become a necessity, as reviewed in lifestyle website, CNN Indonesia, specific businesses sector thrive, especially cafés and restaurants, since President Raul Castro made a policy of the communist state did not interfere number of certain private small businesses.

The Cuban government seeks to build a new plant, a joint venture between the government and Anheuser Busch InBev Belgian-owned, is expected to meet needs resulting from the increase in tourist arrivals, particularly from the United States.

Travelers will continue to arrive, and they do not need to be concerned about the shortage of beer. Of course!

(Source S Galikano - CNN Indonesia, Food and Wine /Image A Schramm)


Popular Posts