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.
Melia's newest hotel gem in Cuba has opened its doors and started welcoming its first guests. The New Paradisus Los Cayos in Cayo Santa Maria is the Spanish hotel chain's latest luxury beach resort in the island and its first in this part of Cuba. Set in the heart of the Buenavista Biosphere Reserve, this eco-resort seamlessly blends elegance and sophistication with natural beauty, standing in perfect harmony with its lush surroundings.
Melia renews licences for its Cuba hotels up until 2024 and announces $400 million dollar investment
If there was ever any doubt that Melia Hotels International was in Cuba to stay, the Spanish hotel chain has just renewed its licence with the Cuban government to continue managing all of its current properties in the island for the next 23 years. At the same time, the company announced a whopping investment of $400 million US dollars to continue building more hotels in Cuba.
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- 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
- January 12, 2019 Cuba’s southern coast rightly attracts the attention of anglers
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