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Cuba prioritizes sustainable tourism in northern isles

cayo-santa-maria-ensenacho-las-brujas_1HAVANA, July 8 (Xinhua) — Cuba has launched an ambitious plan to develop sustainable tourism, especially in the northern paradisiacal islands. Santa Maria, Las Brujas and Ensenachos, the keys off the coast of north-central Villa Clara province, are being developed as environmentally friendly resorts. The Caribbean takes the preservation of the pristine islands, which are connected to each other and the mainland via a 48-km causeway with more than 40 bridges, as a priority.

The islands have set up five waste treatment plants that process between 20,000 and 30,000 cubic meters a month of sewage from local hotels; the sewage can be used for gardening.  Continue reading “Cuba prioritizes sustainable tourism in northern isles”

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Maria La Gorda, Josone Park, Guardalavaca: paradises in Cuba – Via CubaTravel

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Maria la Gorda / The  International Diving Center  “Maria la Gorda” is located at the westernmost tip of Cuba, the Guanahacabibes peninsula, near Corrientes Cape. Private, quiet and known for its clear sea beds, ranked among the top in the world and for many the best for diving in Cuba, the Canto del Veril marine platform is about 300m from the coast and its 50 dive sites are always nearby; here you can enjoy a marine flora of indescribable colors by the gorgonian varieties that inhabit them, as well as the contemplation of walls which are covered by black coral colonies, which constitute the largest reserve on the island.

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Lessons: Cuba’s scored yet another global achievement! Under its reforestation program, the island has made some huge gains in recent years / Via Tele Sur English

#FitCuba2018 : Villa Clara Keys

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From May 2 to 6, 2018 this space will be open, where professionals and visitors will enjoy the varied offers that characterize Cuba and this time Villa Clara, as a tourist destination in the central region of the country. A fair of a professional nature, where they will dedicate days to commercial and promotional exchange.

The keys of Villa Clara will be presented: Santa Maria, Ensenachos and Las Brujas, incredible islets of excellent beaches; an impressive natural environment and a first class infrastructure in terms of comfort and facilities; harmoniously inserted in nature.

To this spectacular destination, specialists and promoters of the leisure industry will also visit and appreciate in addition to the bounties of their keys, other cities in development: Caibarien, Remedios, Sagua la Grande and Santa Clara, which complement the offer of Cuban tourism.

On this occasion, it will be dedicated to the United Kingdom as the guest of honor and to the sun and beach modality as a product.

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Travel Destinations: Holguin

Via Cuba Travel Site 

Holguin as a tourist destination, in Cuba, is distinguished by its authenticity, diversity and high level of sustainability. It also stands out for its picturesque relieves of great scenic value. It shows a set of tangible elements, loaded with cultural symbols and resulting in a platform for dialogue not only between cultures but also between man and nature.

The extraordinarily crystalline waters and white sand of the north coast demonstrate the excellence of its beaches. We have the hop-on hop-off bus transfer to the beaches and surrounding places. For lovers of nature, the sunset on these beaches is a unique formulation that contrasts with the progressive predominance of green vegetation over the blue of the sea

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises to sail most immersive luxury Cuba Cruise in 2019 – Via Cruise Trade News

Related: Cruises to Cuba

As the only North American luxury cruise line to be granted permission to offer voyages to Cuba, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is adding eight more visits to the Caribbean island on two itineraries in 2019 and 2020. Seven Seas Mariner will offer the line’s first immersive Cuba itinerary on her 15 October 2019 voyage, calling on Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.

Guests will be provided with opportunities to engage in group, people-to-people activities intended to enhance contact with the Cuban people, and to immerse in the island’s culture. Havana is also being added into Seven Seas Navigator’s 25 April 2020 voyage.

“We are proud to have been the first North American luxury line to call on Cuba and are delighted to offer more opportunities for travelers to visit such a historic and culture-rich destination,” said Jason Montague, president and chief executive officer of Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “On these eight future sailings that visit Cuba, guests will be treated to informative presentations from experts and scholars, as well as enjoy our distinctive, highly personalized service from every member of our exceptional staff and crew.”

As part of Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ most-inclusive luxury experience, guests have the widest selection of free and unlimited, expertly crafted Cuba shore excursions in compliance with the Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) regulations. Guests can meet with the people of Cuba and explore the island’s music, art, history and culture while enjoying as many shore excursions as their time allows.

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Without Doubt: The Safest Country in the World for Tourism

The Excellence Award as the safest country for tourism was delivered to Cuba at the #Fitur2018 International Fair

Via Fox News – U.S. tour groups call warnings about travel to Cuba baseless; vow to continue taking Americans to island

All things considered, Cuba is one of the safest destinations for travelers. It is also one of the most unique culturally, politically, and geographically. InsightCuba was the first organization to bring Americans on tours to Cuba, and has perfected the art after years of experience. All InsightCuba tours are staffed with both a Cuban and an American guide who are available 24/7 to help you learn all about Cuba and ensure that you have an experience of a lifetime – an experience that is unforgettable for all the right reasons.

 

Childhood under attack Via Unicef Dec. 2017.

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Read the report — Childhood under Attack: The staggering impact of South Sudan’s crisis on children.

In South Sudan, children have become the face of a humanitarian tragedy fueled by conflict and economic collapse.

In the world’s youngest country, an entire generation of children is at stake as they face death, injury, hunger, disease, recruitment, forced displacement and loss of schooling since conflict broke out in December 2013. Four years later there is limited progress in bringing hostilities to an end. UNICEF continues to deliver for the children at the center of this conflict.

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