Spanish Travel Confab Celebrates Cuba’s Relationship with Spain

Spanish Travel Confab Celebrates Cuba’s Relationship with Spain

Cuba’s participation in the 36th International Tourism Fair (FITUR) 2016, in Madrid, Spain, showcased the vital link between Spain’s private sector and Cuba’s rapidly expanding travel and tourism sector. The Cuba delegation was led by Cuba’s Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz. The mission was to promote the island nation’s newest top tourist destinations: Varadero, Trinidad, … Read more

Cuba Tops “Luxury Travel” Up-and-Coming Destinations in New Survey

Cuba Tops “Luxury Travel” Up-and-Coming Destinations in New Survey

Today, Travel Leaders Group released its top luxury travel trends for 2016 including the top up-and-coming destinations led by Cuba. “Today’s luxury traveler is someone who seeks incredible, authentic and memorable experiences – not merely 5-star hotels and Michelin star restaurants. So it makes perfect sense that Cuba, Antarctica, and African safaris are among the top … Read more

Josefina Vidal Reflects on Building Blocks for Relationship with U.S.

Josefina Vidal Reflects on Building Blocks for Relationship with U.S.

The first round of talks between the US and Cuba began in January 2015, thirteen months after President Obama announced the normalization of relations. Leading talks and representing Cuba was Josefina Vidal, general director of Cuba’s U.S. Division in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since then, she has been at the table, negotiating and constructing … Read more

Regularly-Scheduled Flights Between US and Cuba to Be Restored

The United States and Cuba have reached a bilateral agreement to establish scheduled air services between the two countries, the US State Department announced.  Scheduled commercial flight service has been suspended for decades. Charter flights have connected the two countries in the interim, with carriers from JetBlue to American Airlines operating the flights. “This arrangement … Read more

New U.S. Poll Highlights Millennials’ Interest in Traveling to Cuba

New U.S. Poll Highlights Millennials’ Interest in Traveling to Cuba

Cuba, the formerly off-limits land of vintage cars, beautiful beaches, cigars, mojitos, and Ernest Hemingway, will be opening for American tourism for the first time since the 1960s. A Switchfly Travel Trend Report: How Interested Are U.S. Travelers in Visiting Cuba offers an overview of those Americans who are most curious about visiting Cuba – … Read more