Cuba Real Tours and DomRep Tours, well-known in the Swiss market as brands of Caribbean Tours AG, have a new CEO as of 1 January 2016. Andreas Blass, 52, has a background in niche and special interest tour operations, as well as international experience in the airline business with prominent airlines in Spain, Germany, Scandinavia and South America. Blass takes on responsibility for the destination management specialists for Cuba and the island of Hispaniola.
Based in Havana, Blass is heading up a team of 77 employees in Cuba and 8 employees in Santo Domingo. He is also responsible for the company’s marketing and sales employees in Europe, as well as the newly opened branch in Miami, USA. In his capacity as CEO, Andreas Blass participates in and reports directly to the Supervisory Board of Caribbean Tours AG, which is chaired by the company President, Mr Reto Rüfenacht, and is based in Zurich.