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Cuba’s 1st posh hotel ushers could transform tourism

Cuba's 1st posh hotel ushers could transform tourism

Located right on the edge of old colonial Havana and the site where modern buildings were built in the 18th century as a sign of accelerated urban development in Cuba stands the Gran Manzana Kempinski hotel, the first five-star plus luxury hotel in the island country. Since the property made ...

Point of View: Hotel Paradisus Varadero Wins at World Travel Awards

Point of View: Hotel Paradisus Varadero Wins at World Travel Awards

Prensa Latina Agency The Paradisus Varadero Resort & Spa hotel was awarded in the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards, in Cuba’s Leading Resort 2019 category. This facility, located in the homonymous resort (west of the island), stands out for the natural surroundings that make it an option for ...

Point of View: Trump’s Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say

Point of View: Trump’s Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say

Andrea Rodríguez, Associated Press Associated Press writer Michael Weissenstein contributed to this report. HAVANA — President Donald Trump’s Cuba policy is driving millions of dollars from the island’s private entrepreneurs to its state-run tourism sector, the opposite of its supposed goal, according to new government figures. Trump announced in June ...

Point of View: The Cuban Revolution is also a Tourism Product

Point of View: The Cuban Revolution is also a Tourism Product

By Ivet Gonzalez (IPS) HAVANA TIMES – Monuments, battles scenes, colonial architecture and stunning natural landscapes all make up Santiago de Cuba’s tourism potential. This city in the east of our island bases its tourist attractions on the history of the Revolution, which celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. “On ...