Santiago de Cuba will soon be home to the most modern hotel in the island. The new hotel, which is being designed by Josue Perez Acosta, has a unique design inspired by the Cuban flag. It's a fitting design, given the importance of Santiago de Cuba to the country's history.
Cuba may seem a world away, but that's exactly why it's worthy of a visit. From sparkling beaches to vibrant locals, there's a whole host of reasons to visit Cuba, and the fascinating history of the place is sure to make you want to learn more about this beautiful country.
Last November charter flights linking the Miami-Cienfuegos route took off once again, signalling a boost in the southern Cuban city's tourism and also evidencing that the number of U.S. travellers to the island is on the up again after a period of stagnation following President Trump's reversal of some of Obama's travel-friendly policies towards Cuba. It definitely looks like things are up for American visitors and not only for quintessential Havana, but other colonial beauties like Cienfuegos.
Country music star Tim McGraw has announced plans for a performance in Cuba next year. In May, McGraw will perform for four nights in the country's capital, an event called Tim McGraw: One of Those Havana Nights.
Havana, Cuba is preparing to celebrate its 500th anniversary next year, and numerous events are scheduled. The Telegraph recently provided readers with ideas for travel to the island, including some of the capital city’s most famous attractions.
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