Meliá Hotels, the leading foreign hotel company in Cuba, and Airbnb, the U.S.-based room rental platform, are seemingly in the same business. Yet details of each company’s performance in Cuba illustrate how different they are in terms of impact on travelers – with implication for the future of the travel and tourism industry everywhere.
A conversation with Melia Hotels on Cuba By Alexander Britell How will the recent US-Cuba rapprochement change tourism in Cuba? And what does it mean for the hotel companies that are already operating in Cuba? To answer these questions, Cuba Journal caught up with Francisco Camps, the subdirector general of Spain’s Melia Hotels International, which … Read more