US Travel Association Opposes Trump Administration’s Cuba Travel Warning and Pullout of Embassy Staff

For Immediate Release Contact: Bob Guild, 1-201-755-0217 respect@respectassociation.org   September 30, 2017, Havana, Cuba – Meeting here, RESPECT, the largest association of US organizers of travel to Cuba unanimously rejected the Trump Administration’s Cuba travel warning and its decision to withdraw diplomatic staff from its Havana embassy. The reaction came in response to Washington’s announcement […]

After Irma…Cuba needs you!!!

SECURE DONATION TO MEDICC, working with Global Links and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to ensure that your family and friends have access to polyclinics, maternal homes, hospitals, and nursing homes. elderly people who are equipped and working in the most affected by the cyclone. HOW WE WORK: We use your donation (free of charge) taxes, and legal per license of […]

Havana to Viñales: a classic Cuban road trip

The Malecon comes alive at sunset. This broad ribbon of cement curves around Havana’s waterfront, and as the sun wanes, the sky turns pink and the road is washed in coppery gold light. Orderly rows of fishermen perch on the sea wall, chatting as they cast their lines and hoping for a haul of bonito […]

Gran Teatro de La Habana Calendar

Programming for the months of June and July Live performance are usually from Friday to Sunday Friday and Saturday the show starts @ 8:30PM  & Sunday @5:00PM June 2 – 4/ “Carmen x 2”. Spaniard ballet of Cuba June 9 – 11/ “Carmen”. Camagüey Ballet June 16 – 18/ Combined program. National School of Ballet 23 […]

If you’re visiting Cuba, here’s an easy day trip

The lush Viñales Valley in western Cuba exudes natural beauty with its steep-sided limestone mountains, caves and rich, reddish soil where tobacco for Cuba’s famous cigars is grown. Only about a 2 ½-hour drive from Havana, Viñales is an easy day trip if you’re visiting Cuba, a chance to take in the scenery and visit […]

¿Qué artículos puedes entrar en Cuba sin tener que pagar? (spanish)

Este tema muy importante para todos aquellos desean visitar la isla. Marazul tomó del blog Asesoría Legal y Sociedad esta valiosa información. Las normas para la importación de mercancías con carácter no comercial a Cuba que entraron en vigor a partir del primero de septiembre de 2014 no afectan para nada a los 40 kg que pueden traer los viajeros […]

Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists

In Havana’s Parque Central, shady stone benches and graceful palm trees beckon to mojito-sipping tourists and locals gathering to shoot the breeze. The gathering spot, in the center of town, is surrounded by horse-drawn carriages and long lines of colorful finned-and-chromed 1950s cars. But more utilitarian vehicles have recently begun circling the square: construction equipment […]

Holguín abre sus puertas a FitCuba 2017 (spanish)

Con la importante noticia de que en el día de hoy Cuba alcanzó la cifra de dos millones de turistas, 39 días antes de lo planificado, quedó inaugurada oficialmente la XXXVII Edición de la Feria Internacional de Turismo (FitCuba 2017), la primera que se realiza en el oriente cubano. La Doctora Armgard Wippler, directora de […]

IMF says Caribbean fears over Cuba tourism may be misplaced

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says fears by Caribbean countries that the opening up of United States-Cuba tourism could seriously impact the sector in the region “may be misplaced”.In a Working Paper titled “Revisiting the Potential Impact to the Rest of the Caribbean from Opening US-Cuba Tourism”, the authors found […]

Go over the east of Cuba (4)

Rio Miel (Honey river), in Baracoa Are you tired of salt, of “living water” (jellyfish) and do not want to go very far? So, this is the right place. Walking east along the main beach while the city of Baracoa is left behind, you come to the “Rio Miel”. This river is surrounded by wooden bridges […]