Tag: Cuba

Cuba receives 2.5 million travellers in the first 6 months of 2018

Cuba received 2.5 million travellers in the first half of 2018 and the country eyes to host five million travellers in 2018. The latest figures were revealed during the cabinet meeting presided over by the Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel. In 2017, 4.7 million travellers visited the island nation, an 11.6% increase from 2016 figures. The […]

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4.7 million inbound travellers visit Cuba in 2017

According to 2017 figures, 2017 was the most successful year for Cuba Tourism as the destination welcomed 4.7 million foreign visitors – a 16.2% increase over 2016.  Out of the total arrivals, 44% were Canadian visitors in 2017 who had previously visited Cuba. Cuba remains the number one destination for Canadians in the Caribbean. “Peace, […]

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Cuba welcomes three million tourists in less than seven months

The Cuban Ministry of Tourism has reported that Cuba reached the three million mark in tourist arrivals, 75 days faster than last year. The figures represent a 24% growth in tourist numbers, continuing the country’s upward trend experienced in the last few years. In the first six months of 2017, tourism revenues reached $1.5 billion, […]

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Cuba plans to welcome more tourists in 2017

A Cuban tourism official has said that Cuba will welcome 4.2 million tourists this year, 200,000 more than 2016. In recent years, Cuba has seen a tourism boom with tourist arrivals hitting a record high of just over 4 million in 2016, said Dalila Gonzalez, Deputy Director of Marketing for the Cuban Tourism Ministry, following […]

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Cuba witnesses record breaking tourist arrivals from Brazil

Cuba is witnessing a record breaking arrival of Brazilian tourists to the country with a 31%-126% growth, according to diplomatic sources. Economic Counsellor of the Cuban Embassy, Dagmar Gonzalez recalled that the presence of Brazilian visitors in Cuba’s main tourist resorts was increasingly noted, rising from little more than 16,000 in 2012 to 22,862 in […]

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A guide to travel Cuba

Just 93 miles from Florida, and 13 from the Bahamas lies the Republic of Cuba. It offers so much more beyond the seductive lights of its capital. In Cuba, a long sandy beach is never far away. Source: Expedia

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Cruising Industry now eyeing Cuba

Explore how lifted sanctions is likely to result in the arrival of cruise ships in Havana and ultimately the re-emergence of cruise tourism in Cuba. Source: CNN

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Cuba diversifying tourism products, focuses on Adventure Tourism

Diversifying its tourism products, Cuba is focusing on Adventure Tourism and has developed recreational modality Canopy to increase its offers of active vacations in this archipelago, according to reports of the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur). An island where the main motivation to travel are its beaches, Cuba is also diversifying its offers with cultural, business, […]

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Travel guide to Cuba’s capital, Havana

Havana is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial centre of Cuba. The city attracts over a million tourists annually and is known for its history, culture, architecture and monuments. Source: BBC

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Cuba welcomes more Canadians per month than Americans

Cuba, for the sixth year running, welcomed its one millionth Canadian visitor before the year end, reaffirming Canada’s status as the number one source market to Cuba. Cuba also welcomed its three millionth international visitor in October, which was 74 days earlier than when Cuba achieved the same feat two years ago. For 2017, the […]

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