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.
Canadian travellers will soon have extra options for getting to Cuba and South Florida. Air Transat recently announced additional flights between Montreal and Cayo Coco as well as Toronto and Santa Clara. The airline is also offering additional flights between Montreal and Fort Lauderdale.
Prince Charles could be visiting Cuba early next year, becoming the first British Royal Family member to set foot in the island this century, almost 64 after his uncle, the Duke of Windsor, made it there on a private, recreational visit in 1955. According to official sources, the trip, which is still in its early planning stages, would be part of a wider Caribbean tour and the United Kingdom’s future king would be stopping in Cuba to talk trade and climate change.
Sunwing has announced that it will open another resort in Cuba under its Memories brand. The Hotel Brisas Trinidad del Mar will be rebranded this month as the new Memories Trinidad Del Mar. The all-inclusive hotel boasts spacious guest rooms and suites, as well as a fitness centre, two tennis courts, a Jacuzzi, and several dining venues and bars.
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