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Cuba records greater tourist arrivals to the Caribbean

Tourist arrivals to Caribbean may cross the 30 million mark for the first time in 2016. There has been a large increase in visitor arrivals for Cuba and Dominican Republic. Coupled with this is the dramatic increase in arrivals for alternative accommodation, informed Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). “I […]

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Cuba to develop the largest tourist facility in the Caribbean

Cuba is taking measures to develop one of the largest golf courses of Latin America in the province of Pinar del Rio. Yuslenia Saumell, business specialist at the tourism ministry, said that before the end of the year they will iron out the proposal with the Spanish company that will execute the works alongside its […]

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Tourism takes off in Cuba

Cuba, the Caribbean’s largest island is en vogue with tourists with some 3.5 million foreigners visiting the country in 2015 and even more are expected this year. Source: Euronews

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Aruba and Cuba signs agreement for joint promotion of tourism

Aruban and Cuban Governments have signed a cooperative agreement focusing on tourism for the two destinations, including the possibility of a cruise ship route that links the two countries and others in the southern Caribbean. The agreement was signed by Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment and Otmar Uduber, Aruba’s Minister […]

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Cuba hopes to attract a record number of visitors in 2016

Cuba is hopeful of welcoming a record number of tourists in 2016, particularly from the United States, since the trips made easier by regular flights and ferry service. Last year, Cuba exceeded 3.5 million tourist arrivals. The number of foreign tourists increased by 17.8% in 2015, with most of them coming from Canada, Britain and […]

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Cuba welcomes 20,000 visitors via cruise ship tourism

Cuba’s cruise ship tourism seems to have been boosted with the number of cruise visitors adding up to 20,000 so far. Cuban port calls by cruise ships increased six-fold between 2012 and 2014, as indicated by Comparative data from state owned Aries Transportes S.A., with more than 35,000 passengers coming ashore last year. Executives from cruise companies […]

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Cuba to generate over USD 2.7 billion from tourism in 2015

Cuba’s tourism industry has generated more than USD 1.7 billion in revenues in the first half of 2015. Interest of tourists in visiting Cuba has increased in the past six months and the island now ranks as No. 2 among Caribbean destinations. Cuba drew in more than three million visitors for the first time in […]

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CheapAir offers direct flights from U.S. to Cuba

CheapAir is the first online travel agency which is offering direct flights from the U.S. to Cuba, where authorised travellers can fly directly from New York City (JFK) and Tampa to Havana, and Miami to six Cuban destinations – Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Santa Clara, Camaguey, Cienfuegos and Holguin. Travellers departing Miami will arrive in […]

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U.S. travellers swarm to Cuba

Tour companies are rushing to meet the increased demand from Americans who want to visit Cuba. As the restriction, strictness has lessened including family visit, journalistic activity and educational activity. Source: CNN

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Travel expert expects growth in Cuba Tourism

For the first time in 50 years, the U.S. and Cuba relationship have begin to return to a normal state as some Americans are seen roaming in the streets of Old Havana. Travel experts said that the new openings to Cuba would increase U.S. tourism in the following years. Obama has said that some major […]

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