General Aviation in Cuba Takes Flight

General Aviation in Cuba Takes Flight

Civil aviation in Cuba got a huge boost last year when the U.S. and Cuba agreed to re-establish regular passenger air service in more than 50 years – now general avaition is taking flight too. When plans were announced for the first Visual Flight Rule (VFR) Air Rally in more than 60 years to Cuba … Read more

Havana Hospitality Conference Addresses Sustainability and Resilient Design

Havana Hospitality Conference Addresses Sustainability and Resilient Design

Cuba’s potential for attracting massive investment from the hotel industry came into sharper focus last week during the South American Hospitality Investment Conference (SAHIC) held in Havana. Among the major hotel sponsors were Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Choice and Wyndham. Resilient design received much attention from the hospitality industry and Cuban leaders. As part of a … Read more

Meliá Reports Strong Cuba Business in 2016, Projects Positive 2017

Meliá Reports Strong Cuba Business in 2016, Projects Positive 2017

According to company reports, Meliá’s 2016 performance results in Cuba improved thanks to a 10.3% improvement in RevPAR, largely attributable to improved rates (+17.1%), especially in Santiago de Cuba and Havana. Meliá Hotels International SA specifically cited: the start of the normalization of relations between Cuba and the U.S.., the arrival from the 4th quarter … Read more

VIDEO: Cuba’s Watery World

VIDEO: Cuba’s Watery World

Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, contains an astonishing amount of pristine marine environments. It has 1,500 miles of coastline, 40% longer than Florida’s 1,197 miles. The island national also houses the largest protected biosphere in the Caribbean. The Caribbean as a whole contains the greatest concentration of marine species in the Atlantic Ocean … Read more

3 Ways Going To Cuba Will Reaffirm Your Faith In Humanity

3 Ways Going To Cuba Will Reaffirm Your Faith In Humanity

In what is likely a breach of Australian guidelines for advertising and marketing towards children, Facebook denied and then apologized for revelations about its marketing plans to sell advertising to vulnerable youths who “need a confidence boost.” The Australian obtained internal documents from the social media giant which reportedly show how Facebook can exploit the … Read more