Carnival’s Fathom Will Sail to Cuba with Cuba-Born Passengers

Carnival’s Fathom Will Sail to Cuba with Cuba-Born Passengers

Cruise ship behemoth Carnival Corporation today announced it will sail as planned from the U.S. to Cuba with all travelers, including Cuba-born passengers, for the company’s week-long voyages to Cuba. Carnival worked closely with Cuba to allow its cruise ships to operate in a similar manner as current air charter operations to Cuba, starting with … Read more

Meliá Hotels Reports Strong 2015 Financial Performance in Cuba

Meliá Hotels Reports Strong 2015 Financial Performance in Cuba

Citing improved relations between Cuba and the US, Meliá Hotels recently reported impressive 2015 financial performance from its Cuba revenue base of $435.4 million (management revenue included €19.5 million generated by third-party hotel management in Cuba). The Spanish hotel company was one of the first foreign hotel companies to begin operations in Cuba after the … Read more

Cuba’s Construction and Agricultural Machinery Sectors

Cuba’s Construction and Agricultural Machinery Sectors

In the event that U.S. restrictions on trade with Cuba are lifted, Cuban demand for construction and agricultural machinery is likely to provide U.S. producers of such machinery with significant export opportunities in the near term. Cuba is currently upgrading its infrastructure in most areas and is working to increase the country’s agricultural productivity. Cuban … Read more