Cuba continues to be a popular cruise destination, and Carnival Cruise Line is launching several new itineraries that will include stops on the island. Beginning in 2020, Carnival Radiance will sail from New York City to Cuba, the line's first time sailing to the island from New York.
According to a recent report published by Cuba’s Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR), Mexico is currently the one country in Latin America sending the largest amount of visitors to Cuba, a market that has grown by 22.9 percent so far in 2018. As revealed by EFE, a total of 136,012 Mexican holidaymakers had arrived in Cuba by 23rd October, a figure whose growth Cuban authorities wanted to support with a promotional event held in Mexico City at the end of the month.
JetBlue recently launched its first flight from Boston to Havana. Recent months have seen several American carriers stop or decrease their flights to the island. JetBlue won the bid for Boston service based on a large number of Cuban-Americans in New England.
Despite already having a strong presence in Caribbean destinations like Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic, Spain's biggest, most international hotel chains continue to bet strongly in this part of the world with the announcement of new hotels in all three Caribbean nations, but especially in Cuba, which will see the largest number of new hotels being built by Spanish hotel chains like Melia, Iberostar and Barcelo in the coming years.
As temperatures keep dropping in the northern hemisphere, the online edition of The Telegraph's Travel sections explores what they deem to be the top ten best destinations to escape the winter's frosty weather. Travel writer Chris Leadbeater lists the top ten best cities for a warm winter season this year and one of them is sultry, ever-sunny and year-long beach perfect Havana. Needless to say, we couldn't agree more!
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- December 07, 2018 The Guardian tells us tips to explore Cuba by Campervan
- December 06, 2018 Cuba Holidays' travel agents go on a fam trip to get reacquainted with the island
- December 06, 2018 Cubanacan promotes diving in Cuba with new circuits and tours
- December 05, 2018 Iberostar opens its first Selection hotel in Cuba with Star Prestige service
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