Iberia Launching Daily Flights to Havana

Spanish air carrier Iberia is launching daily service to Havana, Cuba, the carrier announced. The new flights will launch on June 2, according to a media release on Facebook. Iberia will be operating the service on its new Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The addition of daily service represents a 30 percent increase in flights to Cuba, … Read more

Children’s Harrowing Journey Depicted in Operation Pedro Pan Exhibit

Children’s Harrowing Journey Depicted in Operation Pedro Pan Exhibit

From December 1960 to October 1962, more than fourteen thousand Cuban children arrived, unaccompanied, to the United States. Known as “Operation Pedro Pan,” it was the largest recorded child refugee exodus in the Western Hemisphere. Since it opened in June 2015, more than 15,000 visitors, including the Cuba Journal, have journeyed alongside the Cuban children … Read more

Havana Air’s New Cuba Booking Service

Havana Air has launched the first automated direct airline booking service to Cuba for U.S. travelers. Beginning January 1, 2016, users can begin effortlessly booking their flights via the airline’s website. The user-friendly platform will allow travelers to book their reservations while having the ability to access and submit all required authorization forms and Visa … Read more

An “Eco-Surf and Turf” Trip to Cuba

In response to high demand for travel to Cuba, The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) is hosting an eight-day, seven-night Charter Club trip May 1-8, 2016. The trip will focus on ‘eco-surf and turf’ – a selection of of the island’s marine, cultural, and natural tourism offerings. Activities will include a countryside bed and breakfast … Read more

Frank Gehry Just Sailed to Cuba

World-renowned architect Frank Gehry just visited Cuba — and in classic Gehry style. The Canadian design, who is an avid sailor, legend came to Havana on athe sailboat he designed — Foggy — and quickly offered his expertise to Cuba, the country’s government said. Gehry was in the capital to speak with the National Union of … Read more