8 Historic Cuban Hotels You Can Stay in Now

HOTEL RAQUEL STYLE: Baroque façade, Art Nouveau interior, very Wes Anderson set. HERITAGE: Former textile warehouse converted, in 2003, to a hotel run by the Cuban government as a tribute to Hebrew culture’s influence on Cuban...

This is why American tourists don’t want to travel to Cuba

TODAY CUBA - A flash of excitement about travel to Cuba after the country opened its borders to the U.S. in 2016 for the first time in decades may have lost some of its...

Cuban Hotels Among Best All-Inclusives of the Caribbean

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Cuban Tourism Boom as January Sees 15% Increase in Foreign Arrivals

TODAY CUBA - María del Carmen Orellana, head of marketing at the Cuban Tourism Ministry (Mintur) announced that the island continues to record growth in the tourism area. According to official figures, last January there...

Things To Do While Visiting Beautiful Havana In Cuba

TODAY CUBA TRAVEL - Activities you cannot miss in Havana, a vibrant capital that dazzles with its majestic fortresses, colorful architecture and magical streets where time has passed at a different speed. Walking around Old...

Interjet Starts Weekly Flights to Central Cuba

The Mexican airline, Interjet, has opened a Mexico City-Santa Clara (Cuba) route, to expand direct flights between the two countries. Interjet will offer twice weekly (Sundays and Thursdays) direct flights to central Cuba, its director...

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