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Travel To Cuba Is Back… And Better Than Ever – Via Insight Cuba

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Cuba… a place and a people rooted in culture, history and curiosity. All but closed to Americans for nearly half a century, insightCuba brought the first Americans for people-to-people trips in 2000. Join us, the leader in legal, small group, people-to-people Cuba travel, and experience firsthand this once-forbidden country in ways never before possible.


Start the day with fresh fruit and great coffee, tea or hot chocolate… – Via Villa Paradiso

Who says Cuban food is bad! Our guests will tell you otherwise – in Baracoa (and at Villa Paradiso!) food is delicious and there’s something for everybody – vegetarian, vegan folks or meat and seafood lovers.

Villa Paradiso offers its guests breakfasts and dinners with the best of Baracoa and Eastern Cuba’s traditional and creative cuisine, all prepared with fresh, organic ingredients from the region.

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The fabulous scene of Havana’s Paseo del Prado – Via Havana Private Suite


Paseo del Prado dominates one of the most popular and well located streets in Havana. All along its extension, we can see some of the most interesting places in the capital for their history and heritage values.

It starts on Malecon, just by La Punta Castle, and almost two kilometers from there it ends, in front of the beautiful art work known as Fuente de la India (Fountain of the Noble Indigenous Woman), next to Parque de la Fraternidad (Fraternity Park). In the surrounding area there are the hotels Parque Central, Sevilla, Telegrafo, Inglaterra; and the magnificent Grand Theater of Havana Alicia Alonso.

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Cuba: Trinidad is declared World Craft City

0731-trinidad-cubaThe city of Trinidad has just been declared a World Craft City, after an extensive evaluation process by the World Crafts Council, which makes of this city located some 4 hours southeast of Havana, one of its kind in Cuba.
Roberto Ponce, director of the Cuban Fund for Cultural Property at Sancti Spíritus, confirmed the news to the press and said that in June the third village founded by the Spaniards on the island was visited by members of the World Council from 11 countries, including Chile, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico.  Continue reading “Cuba: Trinidad is declared World Craft City”

U.S. Citizens Take Strong Interest in Cuba

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HAVANA.- The influx of U.S. tourists to Cuba is one of the topics that draws much attention from journalists specialized in tourist issues, as evidenced at a meeting recently held here. As stated by professor Paolo Spadoni, of the Augusta University (Georgia, USA), if restrictions on the travel of U.S. citizens to Cuba were lifted, about 3.5 million of them would visit the island.

During his talk, the U.S. professor noted that over one million U.S. visitors could come to the island in the short term if the travel restrictions imposed by the government of president Donald Trump were lifted. Continue reading “U.S. Citizens Take Strong Interest in Cuba”

Delta Expanding Service to Cuba from Miami


Delta Air Lines announced Wednesday it will be adding a second nonstop flight from Miami to Havana, Cuba. Starting October 28, Delta will offer the new flight five times a week between Miami International Airport and Havana International Airport on Airbus A320 aircraft, which offer 16 First Class seats, 18 Delta Comfort+ seats and 123 Main Cabin seats.

Delta began serving Cuba again in 2016, connecting Havana with Miami, New York City and Atlanta. The carrier also became the first U.S. airline to open a City Ticket Office at the Havana sector of La Rampa, which was later expanded to accommodate increased customer demand.


04a65a48a8f2e8e65b61e6e5ed2dde5b_lCuba is on track to meet its target of drawing 5 million foreign visitors by the end of 2018, with 2.5 million international tourists arriving in the first half of the year, local media reported on Saturday.  Cuba’s Tourism Ministry was lauded for its efforts to recover tourism flows in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, which lashed northern Cuba in 2017.  In 2017, 4.7 million foreign visitors traveled to Cuba, an 11.6-percent increase from the year before.


Registrations for MITM Americas Havana Meeting Increase

mitm-americasThe organizers of the 22nd edition of the MITM Americas Havana meeting assured today that the interest of professionals from the sector in attending the meeting, planned for September in Havana, is growing.  Organized for September 18 to 21 at Melia Cohiba Hotel in this city, the meeting aims at a strictly business fair, with rigorously selected buyers and not admitting visitors of any kind, an official statement states.
MICE tourism is the acronym for meeting, incentive, congress and exhibition tourism. Since 1997, GSAR Marketing has sponsored MITM Americas, the oldest international MICE trade fair in the Americas and the Caribbean dedicated to professionals in the tourism industry.
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Bellamar Caves: A Gift of Nature in Cuba


Since you go down the first step, you can start imagining, discovering, and dreaming of this site located in the Western side of #Cuba.

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