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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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  • 06 Oct 2018
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  • 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
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  • 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.
  • 28 Feb 2018
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  • Travel Story
  • Susana Corona
Connecting two islands

How Cuba is to become the Caribbean's number one golf destination

The current development of various golf resorts in Cuba means that the island will go from having just one 18-hole championship golf course in Varadero to offer at least 11 scattered around the island's north-western coast. Of these golf projects one has been underway since 2014 and is expected to open soon, the other two are much larger and will take several years to develop. Here we explore the ways in which Cuba's new golf resorts will forever change the island's luxury tourism market.
  • 03 May 2017
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting two Islands

High-end luxury comes to Cuba at the hands of Gucci, L'Occitane, Armani and Versace

A previously limited destination when it came to the most refined things in life, closed off to the outside world in more ways than one and severely lacking in some luxury basics that most travellers nowadays take for granted, Cuba is stepping out of the dark and attracting more luxury brands than ever. On this blog, we explore the ways in which this new blossoming, fashionable Cuba is catering to luxury travellers in a variety of ways and at a growing number of locations.
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