During his 12-day Caribbean tour, HRH Prince Charles will be making a stop in Cuba on 24th March as part of an official visit to strengthen bilateral cultural ties and discuss trade and climate change. The visit follows Prince Charles private meeting in London with Cuba´s new president Miguel Diaz-Canel last November and will mark a historical momentum between the two countries following the UK’s imminent departure from the European Union.
An online publication by National Geographic documents Cuba with a series of stunning pictures illustrating the country´s many faces. From untouched landscapes, dramatic rural settings, spectacular beaches, iconic imagery, political rallies and candid urban beauty to the quirks of daily life, traditional celebrations and classic cars, of course! Here we revisit the places they shot and tell you a bit more of the moments they captured, most of which you can experience on a Cuba holiday.
Melia Cuba does it again. The Spanish hotelier who runs the largest percentage of foreign hotels in the island and whose prestige is widely recognised in Cuba and beyond has just welcomed the news that seven of its Cuba properties have been nominated for the World Travel Awards 2019. Among their nominated Cuba hotels is the recently opened Paradisus Los Cayos, a luxury eco-resort in one of Cayo Santa Maria´s finest beach stretches.
Building up to what it could become a fierce and bloody battle between the two American giants, American Airlines is charging against JetBlue in order to be granted more licenses for Cuba flights. After the submitting of applications to the DOT by both airlines (American requested permission for the Miami-Havana route while JetBlue asked for the Fort-Lauderdale-Havana route), American Airlines claims that JetBlue’s FLL-HAV service has flown with an “overabundance” of empty seats in the past.
Self-confessed Cuba expert and wanderluster, Claudia Tavani, the travel writer behind the blog My Adventures Across the World, has named what she considers to be Cuba´s 31 best beaches. In an article published on her travel site, she lists and describes what she calls “31 Incredibly Beautiful Cuban Beaches”. Here we echo her words to let you in on what she deems to be Cuba´s finest shorelines and beachscapes.w
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- March 22, 2019 Prince Charles to become first British royal to visit Cuba in over half a century
- January 31, 2019 National Geographic publishes 25 captivating pictures of Cuba
- January 21, 2019 Seven Melia hotels in Cuba nominated for the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards
- January 15, 2019 American Airlines and JetBlue battle it out to be granted new licences for Cuba flights
- January 14, 2019 Italian travel writer names what she deems to be Cuba's Best 31 Beaches
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