Sunday October 20, 2019
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Lessner Gomez named Director of the Cuba Tourist Board in Toronto
The Cuba Tourism Board has named Lessner Gomez the new Director of the Cuba Tourist Board in Toronto.
“We are not going to turn our backs on Canadians”: Marrero
Despite some consumer media reports to the contrary, Cuba’s resorts are fully operational and ready to welcome Canadian vacationers this winter, says Cuba’s Tourism Minister, Manuel Marrero.
Kempinski to open third hotel in Cuba, coming in late 2019
Kempinski Hotels has further expanded its presence in Cuba with the signing of its third hotel on the island.
Hola Sun makes Cuba a priority in milestone anniversary year
With its beautiful beaches, vast array of value-added properties and easy access from Canada, Cuba has traditionally been an easy sell for travel agents. But there are ways to make the process even easier, and we have Hola Sun to thank.
Transat launches Cubamania sale
Got Cuba-bound clients? Transat is offering up to $800 savings per couple to those booking all-inclusive Cuba packages for next fall or winter.
Carnival lowers profit outlook, cites U.S. ban on Cuba cruises
Carnival earned $451 million in its fiscal second quarter, which ended May 31, down from $561 million a year earlier. The results, however, were better than analysts had expected.
Scorpion hitches a ride to Canada in woman’s luggage then promptly gives birth
Remember the snake that hitched a ride to Hawaii? Well, maybe it got the idea from the scorpion that bummed a ride to B.C.
Itinerary changes for RCI, Carnival, NCL in wake of new Cuba policy
Cruise lines have pulled off the impossible, adjusting the itineraries of dozens of cruises with one day’s notice in the wake of restrictive new U.S. policies for travel to Cuba.
Cuba’s Golden Tulip Aguas Claras Resort shines with Transat
Located on a 1.5 kilometre private beach in Cayo Santa Maria, Golden Tulip Aguas Claras Resort is a property that plunges you into nature in all its glory, says Transat.
Kempinski, Gaviota team up again for new 5-star resort in Cuba’s Cayo Guillermo
Kempinski Hotels and Grupo de Turismo Gaviota SA have signed a management contract for Cayo Guillermo Resort Kempinski, marking the arrival of the first five-star luxury resort complex in Cuba.
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Maui Ocean Center exhibits explore connection between Hawaiians and the sea (HI Now)
Jobeth Devera of HI Now tours the Aquarium with Kahu Dane Maxwell, Maui Ocean Center's Hawaiian Cultural Advisor, to learn about the connection between Hawaiians and the sea.
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