Tag: Cuba

DoT upbeat about Cuba’s burgeoning tourism

DoT upbeat about Cuba’s burgeoning tourism

| 15/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Tourism to Cuba was boosted last week with the announcement of two major developments: there will be a resumption, after more than 50 years, of commercial flights to the island from the US before the end of the year, and a new Miami-based cruise line is planning trips from Florid [...]

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First US cruise ship for fifty years docks in Havana

First US cruise ship for fifty years docks in Havana

| 03/05/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): More than 700 passengers on the first cruise in almost 50 years arrived in Havana Monday on a Carnival ship, which left Miami on Sunday. The Adonia, which is part of its Fathom cruise fleet, steamed into Cuba to be greeted by waving crowds. Although Americans still cannot legally [...]

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Carnival first major US cruise line to sail into Cuba

Carnival first major US cruise line to sail into Cuba

| 23/03/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): The world’s largest cruise company will be the first of the major American lines to cruise to the island of Cuba in more than 50 years. According to international reports, the Adonia, one of the cruise line’s Fathom brand, will sail from Miami with 704 passengers for [...]

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Cuba and US agree deal for commercial flights

Cuba and US agree deal for commercial flights

| 17/02/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A new agreement between the United States and Cuba could see more than 100 flights a day between the two countries before the end of this year — five times the traffic currently generated by the charter flights that began when hostilities between the two governments began thawing ov [...]

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CAL begins Brac-Cuba flights

CAL begins Brac-Cuba flights

| 14/12/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has launched the first international flight to and from Holguin, Cuba, and expanded its Miami service to Cayman Brac. The flight to the eastern end of the island nation is designed to complement the airline’s existing flights between Havana and Gra [...]

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Cayman Airways to launch Brac-Cuba route

Cayman Airways to launch Brac-Cuba route

| 16/10/2015 | 26 Comments

(CNS Business): The National Flag Carrier will be launching a new weekly flight to Cuba from Cayman Brac at the end of next month, the airline has announced. The new Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) service between the Sister Island and Holguin is the second Cayman to Cuba route and the first outboun [...]

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Cruise ships coming to Cuba

Cruise ships coming to Cuba

| 08/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Starting in May 2016, the world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation, plans to offer trips from Miami to Cuba. On Tuesday the cruise company announced they have won approval from the US Department of Treasury and US Department of Commerce to operate culturally-themed [...]

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US/Cuba discussions continue

US/Cuba discussions continue

| 01/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): On Friday the US and Cuba met for a second round of diplomatic talks to discuss how they can overcome five decades of hostility and suspicion, and move forward with restoring the countries’ ties. Washington severed diplomatic relations with Cuba 54 years ago and the current [...]

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Binge watching comes to Cuba

Binge watching comes to Cuba

| 09/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Following a softening of relations between the US and Cuba at the end of last year, California-based Netflix, the leading Internet film and TV subscription service, has begun offering its low-cost streaming service to people in Cuba with Internet connections and access to internat [...]

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Travel industry eyes Cuba

Travel industry eyes Cuba

| 22/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Share prices in the major cruise lines rose following President Barack Obama’s announcement last week that the US plans to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba. A ban on commercial tourism from the States remains in effect, with only certain travelers from the United Stat [...]

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