by Cuba Journal staff
Cuba Revealed offers a high touch Cuba travel experience for those seeking a journey that combines culture, education and no hassles. For $5,800, travelers will enjoy university professors, artists, musicians and organic farmers – in addition to bed and breakfast accommodations at various places around the island nation. Fees include air travel from to and from Miami, ground transportation, entrance fees, professional local guides, accommodation, meals and insurance.
Dr. Al Campbell, University of Utah Professor Emeritus in Economics, has researched, lived and played in Cuba for the past twenty years. The trip was created in partnership with Cuba Educational Travel, who holds a license from the U.S. Treasury Department (CT-2013-303986-1) to arrange educational trips to the island, meaning your memorable visit to Cuba is fully sanctioned by the U.S. government.
Trip highlights include:
- Hotel in Miami, round-trip airfare from Miami to Havana, all ground transportation, 4-5 star accommodations, including a stay in one of Havana’s original Mob hotels, guides, speaker fees, entrances, daily breakfasts and eleven hand-picked culinary highlights included;
- Guest speakers include: Marc Frank – the longest serving foreign correspondent in Cuba, Miguel Coyula – architect and urban planner, Frank Delgado – renowned Cuban songwriter, Yriban Rivero – guitarist, Jorge Mario Sanchez – renowned Cuban economist, Nancy Benitez – architect, historian and restoration specialist;
- Visit to the Cueve de San Miguel, an underwater cave with historical significance;
- Cienega de Zapata National Park, Playa Giron and the Bay of Pigs Museum, and more in Cienfuegos, the “Pearl of the South”;
- Stay in family-run Bed-and-Breakfasts (Casas Particulares) in Trinidad and Playa Larga;
- Comprehensive trip insurance, including sick/or emergency evacuation insurance
Dr. Campbell is a recently-retired Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Utah. The Cuban economy has been one of his central research areas. Being engaged in professional research has allowed him to visit Cuba yearly since 1991 – and hence follow in person the tumultuous though peaceful changes on the island over the last two decades in a ways not possible for most Americans.
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