FIHAV 2018, General Information

Dear Colleagues: Marazul is pleased to invite you to the FIHAV 37th edition , which will be held from Monday, October 29th to Friday, November 2nd, 2018, at EXPOCUBA Exhibition Site. Fihav, the most important multisectoral trade fair in Cuba, has been holding without a break since 1983. It is considered as one of the most […]

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 […]

Go over the east of Cuba (1)

Cathedral of Santiago de Cuba Destroyed by flames several times; coveted by corsairs and pirates; Victim of earthquakes and lashed by hurricanes, today stands the cathedral of this cuban city as one of the most beautiful and ancient places of the city of Santiago de Cuba. It houses the Archdiocesan Museum Monsignor Enrique Pérez Serantes, […]

Where to eat in Havana (4)

Fidel Castro’s Private Chef Reveals the Best Restaurants Everyone who plans a trip to Cuba gets the same advice: you’ll love the country but hate the food. Between ingredient shortages, import restrictions, and a lack of Internet connectivity to help people find local gems, the Cuban food scene is legitimately difficult to navigate. With that […]

Where to eat in Havana (3)

Fidel Castro’s Private Chef Reveals the Best Restaurants Everyone who plans a trip to Cuba gets the same advice: you’ll love the country but hate the food. Between ingredient shortages, import restrictions, and a lack of Internet connectivity to help people find local gems, the Cuban food scene is legitimately difficult to navigate. With that […]