A Michelin-Star Chef is Behind Havana’s Newest Restaurant

By the Cuba Journal staff The Memories Miramar Havana hotel has added a new specialty restaurant, parent company Sunwing Vacations announced. The NeXo restaurant features an “exciting fusion menu,” according to the company. More significantly, the restaurant is the brainchild of Michelin-star Chef Jesus del Cerro, one of the first of a number of culinary … Read more

New U.S. Poll Highlights Millennials’ Interest in Traveling to Cuba

New U.S. Poll Highlights Millennials’ Interest in Traveling to Cuba

Cuba, the formerly off-limits land of vintage cars, beautiful beaches, cigars, mojitos, and Ernest Hemingway, will be opening for American tourism for the first time since the 1960s. A Switchfly Travel Trend Report: How Interested Are U.S. Travelers in Visiting Cuba offers an overview of those Americans who are most curious about visiting Cuba – … Read more

Cuba Releases Latest Foreign Investment Portfolio

Cuba Releases Latest Foreign Investment Portfolio

Cuba is seeking $8.2 billion of foreign investment in 326 projects ranging from rum production to high definition, pay-per-view television. Foreign Trade Minister Rodrigo Malmierca unveiled the ready-made investment opportunities, officially called the foreign investment portfolio, at the 33rd annual Havana International Fair (FIHAV). 40 of the 246 projects described on last year’s wish list … Read more