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Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet.

InterCaribbean Airways adds more flights from Kingston, Jamaica to Havana, Cuba

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

InterCaribbean Airways announced 2 more weekly frequencies connecting Kingston, Jamaica to Havana, Cuba. Starting March 9th, 2020 with the introduction ... Read More

Cuba Earthquake update for tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2020

Tourism is doing well in Cuba, and visitors are continuing to enjoy their holidays after today's 7.7. earthquake off the ... Read More

Massive 7.7 earthquake strikes off the coast of Cuba

editor editor- January 28, 2020

What was originally reported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as a 7.3 magnitude earthquake, has now been revised to ... Read More

Non-stop from Düsseldorf to Caribbean and Mexico

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

TUI Fly Deutschland, formerly TUI Fly has, after lengthy consideration, decided to launch long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners flights from Düsseldorf ... Read More

Will PM Manuel Marrero raise Cuban Tourism to a new level?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2019

After Fidel Castro, the Republic of Cuba has a new Prime Minister. With the new era for Cuba, the importance ... Read More

Americans not coming: Cuba fails to meet 2019 tourist goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

The expectations of the Cuban authorities that at least 5 million tourists will visit the island in 2019 did not ... Read More

Havana: New life, new tourists

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- November 27, 2019

At the completion of the 61st year of the Revolution, Havana celebrated its glorious 5th century of life. The hashtag ... Read More

United Nations overwhelmingly condemns US embargo against Cuba

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

Since 1992, the United Nations General Assembly has been passing resolutions calling for ending the US embargo against Cuba. As ... Read More

US bans air service to all Cuban airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019

US Department of State announced that the United States has suspended all flights to all Cuban airports, and US carriers ... Read More

Italian tour operators hosted by Cuban Ambassador

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- October 9, 2019

H.E. Jose Carlo Rodriguez Ruiz, Cuban Ambassador to the Italian Republic, hosted a delegation of Italian tour operators. This delegation ... Read More

Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- September 18, 2019

The successfully-concluded OTDYKH Expo in Russia saw the participation of Cuba as a country partner for this 2019 International Russian ... Read More

Best treatment for lung cancer: Medical Tourism to Cuba

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 18, 2019

Cuba is a travel and tourism destination and a life saving medical tourism destination for those with stage 4 lung ... Read More

Archipelago International expands portfolio in Cuba

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 29, 2019

Archipelago International, Southeast Asia's largest independent hotel group, today announced the signing of a Management Contract with Grupo de Turismo ... Read More

Cuba announced as partner country for 2019 OTDYKH Leisure expo

editor editor- July 23, 2019

Cuba has made the exciting announcement that it will be the official partner country at the OTDYKH 2019 expo, which ... Read More

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

MSC Cruises has updated the routes in relation to the changes imposed by Mr Trump administration in the US-Cuba regulations ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to ... Read More

US tourism to Cuba doubles after Trump’s “full and complete embargo” threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Despite Trump administration’s pressure on Cuba and threats to impose a “full and complete embargo”, US tourists have been flocking ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional ... Read More

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral today for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2019

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will ... Read More

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019

Tour bus carrying 40 passengers, including 22 foreign tourists from Argentina, Canada, Spain, the United States, France, the Netherlands and ... Read More

New Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration Tour marks historic changes to Cuban constitution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

A Miami-based travel agency specializing in customized experiences of Cuba, is launching an exciting new tour for 2019: the Havana ... Read More

New Cuban Tourism Advisor for Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- November 19, 2018

Cuban Tourism Minister, Manuel Marrero Cruz, presented the new councilor for Cuban Tourism in Italy - Madelen Gonzalez-Pardo Sanchez, defined ... Read More

Minister: Havana defines the image of tourism in Cuba

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 27, 2018

Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero Cruz said that the 500th anniversary of Havana will be a perfect opportunity to ... Read More

Norwegian Sun completes first season of cruises to Cuba from Port Canaveral

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 30, 2018

Norwegian Sun will complete her first season of cruises to Cuba from Port Canaveral, Florida with her last sailing on ... Read More

US State Department reclassifies Cuba travel advisory to Level 2

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 24, 2018

U.S. Department of State updated travel advisory rating for Cuba from “Level 3: Reconsider Travel” to “Level 2: Exercise Increased ... Read More

Cuba is officially mourning this weekend: 110 dead, 3 survivors at plane crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2018

President Miguel Diaz-Canel announced an investigation was underway into Friday’s crash of the nearly 40-year-old Boeing 737, leased to the ... Read More

Cuba airplane crash: Over 100 dead

editor editor- May 18, 2018

A Cuba airplane crash happened today, Friday, May 18, 2018, at 12:08 pm local time at Havana's Jose Marti International ... Read More

Cigars, rum, vintage classic cars and old Havana evoke memories of bygone times

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2018

Since travel to Cuba from the USA has opened up, many of the cruise travelers served by CruiseCompete have experienced ... Read More

Carnival expands Cuba cruise offerings with first Cuba cruises from Charleston

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 12, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its cruises to Cuba with the addition of 23 three- to five-day sailings to Havana ... Read More

Norwegian Sun sails on inaugural voyage from Port Canaveral to Cuba

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2018

The growth of cruising from Port Canaveral hit another milestone as the Norwegian Sun sailed out of the Port on ... Read More

United Airlines increases service between Houston and Havana to daily

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2018

United Airlines today announced it is increasing service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Havana's José Martí International Airport ... Read More