Cuban Ambassador to Russia Julio Antonio Garmendia Peña said that by the end of this year, many tourist facilities on the island will have the opportunity to pay with Mir payment system cards. He told this to the newspaper “News”.
“We will start by establishing its operations in tourist areas in Havana, Varadero, Ciego de Avila and Camagüey. The Russian payment system “Mir” could be an alternative to circumvent the consequences of the blockade and sanctions, the Cuban ambassador said.
Previously reportedHe said Cuban officials expect Mir payment system cards to be operational on the island by the end of 2023. He added that this process will gradually spread throughout the country, starting with the tourist destinations in Havana, Varadero and the islands of Ciego de Avila and Camagüey provinces. According to the minister, the service will be available in most tourism industry facilities, chain stores and service centers by the end of 2023.
Before reportedIn mid-November, the Russian Mir system began operating throughout Venezuela. Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivan Gil Pinto stated that payments are allowed in 100 percent of the country’s territory, and about 36 percent of all payment points accept Mir cards.
Previously tourism industry experts in the name The most popular foreign destinations among Russians.
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