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Mar
30
CBS News, The Associated Press, The Canadian Press Bookings to Cuba jumped 57 per cent for one New York tour operator in the weeks after Washington said it would renew ties with Havana. In February, they were up 187 per cent; and so far this month, nearly 250 per cent. The boom is just one sign that the rush is on to see Cuba now — before, as many predict, McDonald’s claims a spot in Old Havana and Starbucks moves in on Cubita, the island’s premium coffee brand.... + read more
Mar
28
Havana.- Cuba has already been visited by one million foreign vacationers this year, which is considered a record figure at the Caribbean destination, according to the Cuban Tourism Ministry. The figure was reported on Saturday, eleven days before similar number of tourists was announced in 2014, and this stands for a 14-percent increase in arrivals for the first quarter of the year, the Ministry noted. Major tourist sources are Canada, Germany, France, the U.K., and Italy. Having reached... + read more
Mar
28
Havana.- European foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini visited Cuba for crucial talks aimed at normalizing ties between the  European Union and the communist island state. The visit comes as previously icy relations between Cuba and the West are thawing, following the dramatic rapprochement between Havana and Washington in the last few months. Mogherini met Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez during the two-day visit which “comes at a crucial time” for negotiations... + read more
Mar
25
More than two months after President Barack Obama announced that travel restrictions to the island would be alleviated and several weeks later reported that less stringent regulations, travel companies report that questions and reservations have increased while more travel agency involved, according to U.S. press. “There is a kind of sense of urgency by travelers,” said Collin Laverty, owner of Educational Travel Cuba in Washington, DC “People perceive that is about... + read more
Mar
22
Havana.- More than 371,000 Foreign visitors are coming to Cuba this winter season. the number were up by 16 percent in January compared to the previous year, according to figures from Cuba’s Office of National Statistics and Information. In 2014 3.003 million international visitors arrived in Cuba. And that’s not counting hundreds of thousands of Cuban-Americans who travel to the island to visit family. Canada led the way with 181,101 visitors in January for a 15... + read more

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