Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening date for the upcoming Iberostar Grand Packard, its first luxury hotel in the heart of Old Havana. Combining the original architecture of the property with modern innovation and luxury, the hotel chain has refurbished this historic building, restoring it to original splendour.
Meliá Cuba has announced the reopening of hotels affected by Hurricane Irma in Cayo Santa María, Cayo Coco, Cayo Guillermo and Varadero.
Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana has been honoured by the 2017 World Travel Awards. The new deluxe hotel is the winner of the award for Cuba’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017- Suite Presidential Lorca @ Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana.
Expedia has announced travellers can now book hotels in Cuba on its global points of sale. The destination continues to generate interest as a hot destination among traveller; its ministry of tourism reported more than four million foreign visitors in 2016, with the biggest increase in visitor numbers from the US.
Royal Caribbean is offering travellers more opportunities than ever to explore the vibrant island destination of Cuba, with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas. The cruise company’s newly refreshed ship will sail 58 cruises of four- and five-night itineraries from January 2018 through to March 2019; more than half offering overnight stays in the culturally vibrant city.
Royal Caribbean has made its inaugural visit to Cuba, with the newly revitalised Empress of the Seas calling as part of a five-night sailing from Miami. Adventure-seeking holidaymakers were among the first guests to explore the island country known for its legendary nightlife, iconic music and distinct culture.
Over a third of Brits claim to be more interested in travel to Cuba now than they were two years ago according to new research by Virgin Holidays. The demand has led in part to the launch of a new weekly direct flight from Gatwick Airport to Cuban beach hot-spot, Varadero.
Air Europa is celebrating the arrival of its sixth Dreamliner Boeing 787-8 and commencing has utilised the brand new aircraft on its daily Madrid-Havana route. The flight to Cuba connects perfectly with the Air Europa twice-daily flights between London Gatwick and Madrid’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport.
Oceania Cruises has announced an additional series of journeys to Cuba in November and December 2017. Ranging in length from six to thirteen days with departures from Miami, these voyages include the line’s first calls to Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba, in addition to Havana.