Cuba Tourism Rose 14.2 Percent in the First Quarter of 2015

Cuba Tourism Rose 14.2 Percent in the First Quarter of 2015

Above: Varadero Beach in Cuba By Cuba Journal Cuba’s tourism sector is surging so far in 2015, according to the newest data from the country’s National Statistical Office (ONE). The Caribbean island received 995,670 international tourists in the first quarter of 2015, up 14.2 percent from the same period in 2014. The biggest increases came … Read more

Airbnb Opens For Business In Cuba

Airbnb Opens For Business In Cuba

Last week Airbnb become one of the first U.S. companies to establish a local presence since President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro announced in December that they would restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years of tension.  Presently, there are about 1,000 listings concentrated mostly in Havana.  Called casas particulares, average room rates … Read more