American Airlines to increase flights and travel destinations to Cuba

American Airlines to increase flights and travel destinations to Cuba

On Wednesday, July 13, U.S. authorities granted American Airlines’ request to resume flights to five Cuban destinations that had been suspended in 2019 due to heavy restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration on air travel between the two countries. American Airlines will be able to start flying from Miami to Santiago de Cuba, Varadero,…

Four Cuban Meliá hotels are among the best in the Caribbean

Four Cuban Meliá hotels are among the best in the Caribbean

Four hotels managed by the Meliá Hotels International Cuba hotel chain are among the best in the Caribbean area, according to the specialized portal TripAdvisor. The hotels were crowned with the Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best 2022 award, an accolade based on the numerous positive opinions left by users of this website, and which…

Iberostar’s World2Fly airline opens office in Santa Clara, Cuba

Iberostar’s World2Fly airline opens office in Santa Clara, Cuba

World2Fly airline, owned by the Spanish hotel group Iberostar, opened an office in the Cuban city of Santa Clara on Monday, May 2. Iberostar intends to schedule five weekly flights to the island, a destination where the chain has 17 hotels and expects to soon reach 12,000 rooms in total. The opening of the World2Fly…

Russian market a priority for Cuba, says Cuban tourism minister

Russian market a priority for Cuba, says Cuban tourism minister

Nearly 450,000 tourists had arrived in Cuba by the end of April, a figure higher than the same period last year, offering prospects for recovery, Juan Carlos García Granda, Cuba’s minister of tourism, said on Monday, May 2. Speaking to the national and foreign press in Varadero, García Granda recalled how the tourism business has…

Know the best hotels in Cuba. Which one to choose?

Know the best hotels in Cuba. Which one to choose?

Although lodging in rented houses, private houses, is usually quite frequent and recommendable, hotels continue to enjoy the preference of many travelers and tourists who visit the island of Cuba. Hotels are ideal for those who are looking for privacy, to be inserted in a populated or distant space, with beaches and unique natural attractions….

New hotel to open in the heart of Havana’s Malecon (Cuba) on March 15

New hotel to open in the heart of Havana’s Malecon (Cuba) on March 15

A new hotel will open on the Malecon in Havana (Cuba) on March 15. With 600 rooms, the new Grand Aston Havana will change the skyline of this popular area of the Cuban capital, due to its tall towers. Specifically, the new Grand Aston La Habana is located in the Vedado neighborhood, close to the…

Spanish company Flexible Autos will rent cars to tourists in Cuba

Spanish company Flexible Autos will rent cars to tourists in Cuba

Spanish company Flexible Autos will offer car rental services for tourists in Cuba. Its operations have started in February, according to the Spanish website Agent Travel. The company will provide services through its subsidiary Cuba On The Road, which already has headquarters and offices in the Cuban capital, Havana, in several hotels in Old Havana,…

Italy includes Cuba in the list of countries that integrate the “COVID-19 free tourist corridor”

Italy includes Cuba in the list of countries that integrate the “COVID-19 free tourist corridor”

A new Italian government ordinance was announced this week in which the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza announced that Cuba would be included among the countries within the COVID-19 free tourist corridor, which has been in operation since September 2021. This news has been much awaited both for the tourism sector and for travelers themselves,…

Cuba aims to reach 6 million tourists by 2030

Cuba aims to reach 6 million tourists by 2030

Cuba intends to reach the figure of 6 million foreign visitors by 2030. To achieve this goal, it will prioritize the construction of hotels and lodging facilities in the country’s main tourist destinations. In that sense, Cuba’s tourism authorities forecast a significant growth especially in sun and beach destinations and event tourism, according to statements…