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Italian tour operators hosted by Cuban Ambassador

Italian tour operators hosted by Cuban Ambassador

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

Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

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

Best treatment for lung cancer: Medical Tourism to Cuba

Best treatment for lung cancer: Medical Tourism to Cuba

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

Archipelago International expands portfolio in Cuba

Archipelago International expands portfolio in Cuba

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

Cuba announced as partner country for 2019 OTDYKH Leisure expo

Cuba announced as partner country for 2019 OTDYKH Leisure expo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

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

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

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

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

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

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

New Cuban Tourism Advisor for Italy

New Cuban Tourism Advisor for Italy

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

Minister: Havana defines the image of tourism in Cuba

Minister: Havana defines the image of tourism in Cuba

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

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

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

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

US State Department reclassifies Cuba travel advisory to Level 2

US State Department reclassifies Cuba travel advisory to Level 2

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

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

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

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

Cuba airplane crash:  Over 100 dead

Cuba airplane crash: Over 100 dead

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

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

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

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

Carnival expands Cuba cruise offerings with first Cuba cruises from Charleston

Carnival expands Cuba cruise offerings with first Cuba cruises from Charleston

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

Norwegian Sun sails on inaugural voyage from Port Canaveral to Cuba

Norwegian Sun sails on inaugural voyage from Port Canaveral to Cuba

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

United Airlines increases service between Houston and Havana to daily

United Airlines increases service between Houston and Havana to daily

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

Carnival Cruise Line adds 20 cruises to Cuba from Tampa in 2019

Carnival Cruise Line adds 20 cruises to Cuba from Tampa in 2019

Carnival Cruise Line announced today it has added another 20 voyages to Cuba aboard Carnival Paradise from Tampa in ... Read More

United and Mesa Airlines to offer daily nonstop service between Houston and Havana

United and Mesa Airlines to offer daily nonstop service between Houston and Havana

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today tentatively awarded United Airlines and Mesa Airlines authority to begin offering daily ... Read More

First U.S. based travel company to open offices in Cuba

First U.S. based travel company to open offices in Cuba

Cuba Travel Services, a charter and tour operator serving the destination with offices in California, Florida, New Jersey, and ... Read More

Tourist guidebooks create false illusion of Cuba

Tourist guidebooks create false illusion of Cuba

Guidebook representations of Cuba regularly promote clichéd ideas about the country and its people, creating an environment that exploits ... Read More

Alaska Airlines discontinues flights to Havana, Cuba

Alaska Airlines discontinues flights to Havana, Cuba

Alaska Airlines will redeploy aircraft used to serve Havana to markets with higher demand. Read More

US tourists should continue visiting Cuba despite the travel ban

US tourists should continue visiting Cuba despite the travel ban

US and other tourists should not be deterred by the travel ban or the effects of hurricane Irma. Read More

Trump administration imposes new travel restrictions on Cuba

Trump administration imposes new travel restrictions on Cuba

New rules, that will make it harder for Americans to visit Cuba, will be released on today. Read More

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts spotlights Cuba

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts spotlights Cuba

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts, one of the Spanish chains with the biggest number of establishments in Cuba, has announced ... Read More

Cuban-American tour operator under sonic weapons attack in Havana?

Marcel Hatch is an American Cuban tour operator living in Havana near the US Embassy. He experiences daily sonic ... Read More