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Get the down-low on everything that goes on in Cuba, the latest and freshest announcements - from special one-off cultural events to important government reforms, relevant political and legislative changes to fantastic leisure news that go from the opening new hotels and exciting resort developments to the most-trending destinations and improvements on the island's tourism infrastructure.

Everything and anything, big or small, important or trivial happening in Cuba; if we think it may be of interesting to anyone visiting the island, we will be blogging about it, telling you about it in as much detail as possible whilst continuing to search for more to keep you in the loop. Quirky facts, essential facts and all kinds of changes in Cuba; if it's newsworthy (and maybe even if it isn't), you'll find it here.

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  • 21 Mar 2019
  • Travel Story
  • Alan Meadows
The travel community and me

The Cuba Holidays, Melia & Virgin Atlantic Agents Evening

This month we were delighted to welcome our partners in the trade to a no-expense-spared night out, courtesy of our partners at Melia and Virgin Atlantic
  • 21 Feb 2019
  • Travel Story
  • Susana Corona
Connecting Two Islands

Havana rises from its ashes in the lead-up to its 500th anniversary

A freak tornado may have torn through the city just a couple of weeks ago, but Havana, resilient as ever is already dusting off the dust and picking up the pieces. Especially when it has so much to celebrate and get ready for later on this year, which marks the 500th foundation of the city, a milestone birthday they want to celebrate with full pomp and flair.
  • 06 Oct 2018
  • Travel Advice
  • Jana Crowne
Cuba Images

How to write the perfect destination song

What does it take to make a hit song that evokes a very real place on earth? So much so that the destination mentioned becomes as coveted as the song itself, playing endlessly in the back of our minds. Eagles did it with Hotel California, as did The Mamas and The Papas with California Dreamin', and most recently Camila Cabello with her smashing debut single Havana, a resounding global success that topped charts all over the world. So, how did she do it? How did they all do it? We investigate.
  • 15 May 2018
  • Travel Advice
  • Susana Corona
Connecting two islands

FITCuba 2018 - what’s in store for Cuba’s tourism development in the near future?

Last week Cuba celebrated the 38th edition of its annual tourism fair, FITCuba 2018, the biggest event of its kind of the island, which aims to showcase the nation’s most attractive destinations and unveil plans for upcoming tourism development in the short and long term. In this blog, we look at the announcements made, the hotels that were inaugurated for the occasion and the of others that will open soon as well as the most immediate tourism projects in the pipeline.
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