Following President Trump's announcement that travel restrictions to Cuba would be reinstated, many tour operators feared that would be the end for them. However, the new policy still allows group travel for educational tours, and one brewery is planning on taking Americans on a four-day beer cruise to the Caribbean island from Miami March next year.
Planet Ocean Underwater Hotels, LLC has recently announced that it is inviting the prominent hotels and resorts to partner with them to open the world’s first underwater luxury boutique hotel. The company has also submitted business plan to the U.S State Department and Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control to operate the Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel and Research Centre vessel in the waters of Cuba.
The number of visitors heading to the Jardines del Rey region of Cuba during the first four months of 2017 increase by 14 per cent, according to the Ministry of Tourism in Ciego de Avila. Iyolexis Correa from the ministry said that more than 231,000 tourists visited the picturesque keys and islets, with the majority originating from Canada and European countries.
The building of six new luxury hotels in Cienfuegos, along with six new golf courses and a collection of residential villas and apartments is currently on the works as a Spanish firm signed an agreement of intention with Cuban authorities for the development of a massive tourism project in this colonial south-central city. Urbas Financing Group is expected to break ground by April 2018.
For travellers who want a unique experience of Cuba, famed travel writer Christopher P. Baker is offering 8- to 14-day guided motorcycle tours of the island. The tours will include stops at many of the country’s most well-known and culturally significant cities, with meals at well-known restaurants and stays at privately-owned bed-and-breakfasts.
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- June 26, 2017 U.S Beer company plans Brews Cruise to Cuba in 2018 despite new restrictions enforced by Trump
- June 24, 2017 Planet Ocean Underwater Hotels plans to launch first luxury underwater hotel in Cuba
- June 23, 2017 Jardines del Rey in Cuba records increase in holidaymakers in first four months of 2017
- June 22, 2017 Spanish Group signs off deal to build 6 new luxury hotels in Cienfuegos
- June 20, 2017 Touring Cuba by Harley
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