An Ex-Fidel Cuba May Help U.S. Travel Interests in Cuba

An Ex-Fidel Cuba May Help U.S. Travel Interests in Cuba

The future for U.S. travel interests in Cuba seemed uncertain in recent weeks as President-elect Donald Trump hardened his rhetoric about requiring greater reforms as a condition from the Castro government to expand or even preserve the current détente orchestrated by President Obama’s historical change of policy with Cuba. Gauging the future of U.S.-Cuba relations … Read more

US Travel to Cuba Is Up More Than 50 Percent

American travel to Cuba is surging. Authorized travel by Americans to Cuba has increased by more than 50 percent this year, according to Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the United States Charge d’Affaires to Cuba. The increase has come in light of eased travel restrictions since the US-Cuba rapprochement at the end of 2014. It’s likely that … Read more

This Company Has 27 Hotels in Cuba. And It’s Expanding.

This Company Has 27 Hotels in Cuba. And It’s Expanding.

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