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Fihav 2012: The largest trade fair in ten years

Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment said more than 3,000 foreign exhibitors from 62 countries are participating in the 30th edition of Havana’s International Trade Fair, FIHAV 2012, the largest trade event of that kind over the last ten years.

Russia and Cuba strength collaboration during Fihav 2012

The Havana International Fair will facilitate the collaboration and sharing between Moscow and Cuban companies in urban transport, automation, energy and medicine, organizers of the Russian delegation said today, said Cuban agency Prensa Latina. Moscow will present its proposals in the only Russian

TTC Special: New Cuban migration laws

TTC News Service- The Cuban government announced that it plans to rescind the requirement that its citizens obtain exit visas in order to travel abroad, is generating hope on the island. The new migration law eliminates exit permits for the majority of Cubans and extends to 24 months the amount ...

Caribbean: Sun and beach tourism stronger than ever

TTC News Service.- Despite views of some experts who predict the demise of sun and beach tourism in the Caribbean, the mode is now stronger than ever. “Sun and beach tourism on its own is untenable as today’s traveler seeks more variety, and because it has lagged behind in developing ...

U.S.: It’s time to rethink Cuba policy

Washington.- A veteran of the U.S. travel industry and principal at Tom Rockne Travel Resources said to his government that “it’s time to rethink our Cuba policy”. Rockne wrote in Internet that while “we Americans are free to visit Russia, China and Vietnam, North Korea or Zimbabwe and even Iran ...

Jamaica ‘confident’ of winter arrivals boost

Kingston.- Jamaica is in good shape for the upcoming winter season, with advance bookings at many resorts pacing ahead of a year ago at this time. “I’m confident we’ll beat our arrival numbers of 2011, which totaled 1.95 million stopover visitors,” said Wykeham McNeill, minister of tourism and entertainment. “Right ...