Cuba’s Habanos SA Inks Agreement To Expand Cigar Sales In China

Cuba’s Habanos SA Inks Agreement To Expand Cigar Sales In China

According to Xinhua, China National Tobacco Corporation and Cuba’s cigar maker Habanos S.A. signed a letter of intent at the end of July to increase Cuba’s cigar exports to China. China National Tobacco Corporation General Manager Ling Chengxing and co-presidents of Habanos S.A., Inocente Nunez and Luis Sanchez-Harguindey, signed the document in Havana. According to … 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