Airbnb's Cuba online portal has been live for little more than a month and already the Caribbean island destination has become the company's fastest growing market. Growing in an unprecedented manner since first launching online, listings for Cuban B&B properties have doubled, making the country Airbnb's most rapidly booming destination.
A documentary covering the recent visit of one of The Roots' band members to Cuba, illustrates the Hip Hop singer's fondness of the Cuban audience that so warmly welcomed his music in 2002 when the group gave their first free concert there. The documentary also shows his engagement with Cuban rappers and musicians whilst exposing his eagerness to reconnect with the island's music scene. At the end he reveals his plans to come back to Cuba and give another free concert with The Roots.
The Minnesota Orchestra will play concerts in Cuba for the first time in 85 years, following the easing of the travel ban recently lifted by the Obama administration. The U.S. orchestra last performed in Cuba back in 1930 and it will return to the island for two concerts at Havana's National Theatre on 15th and 16th May, 2015.
The US Treasury has granted licences to a number of US-based shipping companies hoping to kick-start the popular ferry routes that operated over 50 years ago. Plans are now in the works to offer passenger services for family, business and approved travel visitors.
A brand new 18-hole golf course and resort will be built in Cuba, with the help of Chinese conglomerate Beijing Enterprise Group. Both parties signed an official letter of intent at the recent International Tourism Fair held recently in popular resort Jardines del Rey. It will be the second 18-hole course on the island - and with the island's fortunes slowly turning thanks to the US, there could be more of its kind on the way.
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