President Obama Lands in Cuba

President Obama Lands in Cuba

By the Cuba Journal staff Barack Obama is now in Cuba. United States President Barack Obama officially kicked off his historic visit to Cuba on Sunday. Touching down at Jose Marti International Airport, Obama became the first sitting US president to visit the island since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. The visit comes less than a … Read more

Airbnb Gains Broader Authority in Cuba Thanks to Obama

Airbnb Gains Broader Authority in Cuba Thanks to Obama

Today, Airbnb was granted authorization to expand its digital lodging service to travelers from around the world. Airbnb was open only to those Americans traveling on the existing government-sanctioned categories for travel to Cuba. With 4,000 listing in less than twelve months, Cuba is the company’s fastest growing market in the world. Marriott International announced … Read more

Marriott Gains US Approval for Cuba

Marriott Gains US Approval for Cuba

Marriott International, Inc. has announced it has received US approval to pursue a business transaction in Cuba. The company is in discussions to develop a hospitality relationship with potential partners. Yesterday, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced it has partnered with several Cuban entities to manage hotels in the island nation. Starwood’s deals, made possible … Read more