Copa Launching New Cuba Flights

Copa Launching New Cuba Flights

Launching a new destination in Cuba By Dana Niland Cuba Journal Contributor Copa Airlines has announced it will begin nonstop flights two times a week between Panama City and Holguin, Cuba. The new route will go into effect as of June 21, 2016, the company said. “We are pleased to announce Holguín as our third destination … 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

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

Direct Flights From Brazil to Cuba?

Brazilian air carrier GOL is looking to add flights to Cuba, the company announced. In its latest monthly report, GOL said it was planning to add several new Latin American destinations, including Havana. Right now, Brazil sends a negligible amount of tourists to Cuba, particularly in comparison to other Latin American countries like Colombia, Venezuela … Read more

CheapCaribbean Expanding to Cuba

A major travel player is coming to Cuba. Online travel booking site CheapCaribbean.com has announced plans to begin offering eight-day tours to Cuba beginning in early 2016. The nine tours, all of which will be operated by Cuba tour operator Cuba Travel Services, will start at $5,500 per person including accommodations, meals and air/ground transportation. … Read more