We propose a brief summary of what is happening in Cuba, so that you are aware of the most recent changes that are taking place on the island in the economic, tourist and health fields so that you can prepare that long-awaited trip to the Caribbean. You will find events and news of interest if you plan to travel to Cuba from November 7.
Better times are announced for the island, and this goes hand in hand with the gradual decrease in Covid-19 cases and the gradual increase in the percentage of vaccinated people.
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REAPERTURA DE HOTELES Y AEROPUERTOS EN CUBA A PARTIR DEL 15 DE NOVIEMBRETras largos meses de espera y a causa de la delicada situación epidemiológica en Cuba, las autoridades del Ministerio del Turismo en Cuba anunciaron que próximamente, con fecha 15 de noviembre, se abrirán gradualmente las fronteras cubanas.
This means a reopening of airports and hotel chains facilities such as the Spanish Meliá and Iberostar.
Iberostar will open sixteen of the seventeen hotels it operates in Cuba, and will open another in Cayo Cruz, located in the Jardines del Rey archipelago, in the coming months.
On the other hand, around twenty-three airlines will land on Cuban soil at its different airports, coming from Europe, North America, the Caribbean and Latin America. Among them are American Airlines, Iberia, Air France, Copa Airlines, Viva Aerobús, Turkish Airlines and the newcomer World2Fly.
VIII EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BIG GAME TROLLING SPORTS FISHING TOURNAMENT - October 26-30The Empresa Marinas y Náuticas Marlin S.A. runs the Big Game Trolling International Sport Fishing Tournament . It will take place in the Jardines del Rey, a paradisiacal landscape and tourist destination par excellence located in the northern cays of Cuba. The event will be attended by professional and amateur fishermen from different countries. Therefore, if you practice sport fishing professionally or as a hobby, this meeting may be of interest to you.
The participating crews are specialized and have extensive experience of more than fifteen years in the area. In the Jardines del Rey area there is great potential to practice this sport.
In addition to being well known for the quality of its waters and its paradisiacal beaches, it is an ideal area for this type of practice. Species such as wahoo, marlin, castero, dorado and tuna can be found here.
In this contest the rules of the Sport Fishing Federation (IGFA) will be applied under the modality of marking and releasing the pieces.
REOPENING OF THE HAVANA MALECÓN, BEACHES AND POOLS AFTER NINE MONTHS OF CLOSURE
Cuba is gradually reopening restaurants, bars and public spaces with limited capacity after nine months of total closure. Havana's Malecón is one of those places, so you will be able to take those long-awaited walks along the coast or sit on its walls to enjoy the breeze or a pleasant conversation with friends. You can also access Cuban beaches, although with limited capacity.
The boardwalk of the Malecón these days has recovered its usual traffic, as will happen in the rest of the island. Besides, Cuba is reopening its borders to tourism. In this way, the Cuban economy will be reactivated and the island will gradually return to its daily life.
IBERO-AMERICAN SUMMIT OF ACCESSIBLE AND INCLUSIVE TOURISM - HOTEL NACIONAL DE CUBA
This is the ideal appointment for those tour operators and travel agents interested in Cuba as a tourist destination.
The event, organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Cuba, together with the Skedio Travel Group and Ecotur, will generate a space for dialogue between specialists in the sector. In this meeting they will look for strategies to provide facilities to travelers with disabilities and facilitate access to tourism, especially nature.
LAUNCH OF THE SANTIAGO DE CUBA AÑEJO 8 YEARS RUMFor lovers of good Cuban rum this news is welcome. A new range within the Santiago rum has been launched by the Corporación Cuba Ron S.A.
Its most recent jewel, the Santiago de Cuba Añejo 8 years rum, is characterized by being aged for at least eight years, having a smooth and delicate flavor and having a certain natural sweetness in its bouquet.
This precious liquid has been stored for at least eight years in white oak barrels, and tasting it you can appreciate touches of honey, vanilla, cocoa and tropical fruits.
So if you think about traveling to Cuba soon, in its stores you can buy this new range and enjoy it in the company of friends or in solitude in a comfortable cigar smoking room.
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