Cubanacán International Trade and Tourism Corporation S.A. is an entrepreneurial group. It was incorporated on August 5, 1987 and is made up by 15 companies registered in Cuba. It employs more than 30 000 workers in the hotel and services sectors and has more than 55 hotels with approximately 12,500 rooms, scores of restaurants and cafeterias, 2 international marinas, 20 diving centers, 41 beach clubs, 9 fishing stations, health tourism facilities, a travel agency and a transport company. It is also a partner in 23 joint ventures, of which 21 are hotels.
With the inauguration of the Sol Palmeras hotel in Varadero (1990), it became the first Cuban tourist organization to enter operation and commercialization contracts with international hotels groups.
The Meliá Cuba Division operates the following Cubanacán S.A. properties: