CORPORATE PAVILIONS & THEME EXHIBITS
BCTV (British Columbia Television)
General Motors (Spirit Lodge)
The national identity and particular nature of Cuba was captured with a historic overview of transportation and communications developments as well as present day accomplishments. A multi screen slide show told of Cuba's role as a "stepping stone" between Europe and the Americas during the Spanish Conquests.
Modern transportation technologies included the plans for an underground rapid transit system in Havana.
wall was lined with quaint Caribbean style shops, but the main
in this area of the pavilion was the Cigar store. It was
that young, beautiful Cuban women demonstrated the technique of
tobacco leaves into cigars. This pavilion was a hit with
Americans who, because of U.S. government sanctions, had not been able
to import Cuba's famous cigars for over a generation.