Vintage car rally animates the streets of Havana

The unique mix of old and new is one of the most captivating traits of Cuba’s buzzing capital. Millions of tourists who visit the island every year are fascinated by the fleet of vintage cars that continue to circulate through Havana and through the entire island. Due to scarce economic resources and barriers like the […]

The Target: Tourism in Cuba

In the 1960s the US State Department produced a document that reflected the strategy to follow in Cuba. It said that in a subtle way they should provoke hunger, misery and desperation among the people to push them to rebel and overthrow the government. That has been the guide to US policy since Eisenhower to […]

Cuba reaches 4 million tourist mark well ahead plan

HAVANA, Cuba. The Ministry of Tourism of Cuba (MINTUR) announced that this Monday the island had received 4 million tourists, reaching the milestone 54 days ahead that in 2016. Despite being forced to close over 16 thousand rooms in hotels in the northern keys of Cuba due to the affectations caused by Hurricane Irma, MINTUR […]

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 […]