Tag: Cuba

US bans air service to all Cuban airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019 17:05

US Department of State announced that the United States has suspended all flights to all Cuban airports, and US carriers "have 45 days to discontinue all scheduled air service between ... Read More

Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- September 18, 2019 02:18

The successfully-concluded OTDYKH Expo in Russia saw the participation of Cuba as a country partner for this 2019 International Russian Travel Market. Cuba brought a wave of joy and lightheartedness ... Read More

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:19

MSC Cruises has updated the routes in relation to the changes imposed by Mr Trump administration in the US-Cuba regulations which prevent all cruise ships from traveling from the United ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 00:15

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for its financial impact. On June 4, 2019, the U.S. government ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 00:25

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and recreational travel. The Treasury Department said in a statement that ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 23:00

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, eliminating the people-to-people travel category that allowed organized group ... Read More

Seychelles among Best Honeymoon Destinations 2019 in Spain

editor editor- May 29, 2019 21:06

It is in a special ceremony held in Madrid earlier this May, that Grandvoyage.com travel agency delivered their awards to the best tourist destinations of 2019, which featured Seychelles nominated ... Read More

Miami Air International Boeing 737 crashed in Florida

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 06:13

A Miami Air International Boeing 737 jet flying US military members from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Jacksonville with 136 passengers and seven aircrews on board slid off the runway into ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:45

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. For those who have already planned such a trip - ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 01:16

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional entities, White House national security adviser John Bolton said. US ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:15

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), one of the major tourism industry expos ... Read More

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 01:05

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral today for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to Cuba, as well as excursions to the Bahamas. Starting Monday, ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 14:00

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last seven years. That's after Ecuador's president Moreno withdrew asylum. That's ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:51

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important development in Russian travel but also a fantastic opportunity for ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:51

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s Experiences platform have been appointed ... Read More

Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight, Third World announced for Curaçao North Sea Jazz 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 19:10

Curaçao announced first names for the ninth edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. This year Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight and Third World will make their appearance at ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:34

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and tourism trade between Cuba and the United States. The message ... Read More

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:30

“Organizations which embrace diversity will see positive repercussions throughout their business – from staff motivation and engagement, heightened innovation and a boosted bottom line. Diversity means diversity of people, minds, ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:40

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for March 2019. Most Popular Cruise Lines ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 17:25

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and rising economies broadening the horizons of many. Whether you’re venturing ... Read More

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 16:10

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police officer, as part of a Black History Month tribute at New ... Read More

Everyone counts – ‘She Means Business’ digs into diversity at IMEX 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 17:20

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, says: “The meetings industry has both a desire and a need to understand and reflect human diversity more fully. I believe that over ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2019 18:30

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will end in November 2019. Its busy calendar includes art, culture, ... Read More

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:15

CruiseTrends report for the month of February 2019 was released today. The report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for February 2019. The CruiseTrends report for ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Gain a head start with EduMonday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 17:12

“Inspiration is one of our core values – we’re firm believers in the power of bringing people together to learn new skills, co-create fresh ideas and innovate. Every year IMEX ... Read More

Iberostar announces 7 new hotel openings in 2019

editor editor- January 31, 2019 02:07

Last year proved crucial in the consolidation of Iberostar’s positioning strategy, with the hotel chain making major progress in this area. Iberostar Group’s turnover for 2018 surpassed 3 billion dollars, ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to celebrate 25th Anniversary in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 15:18

September 10-12 2019 will see the return of the successful OTDYKH Leisure International Russian Travel market. Held in Moscow each year, OTDYKH leisure is a spectacle for the eyes with ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to celebrate 25th anniversary in 2019

editor editor- January 17, 2019 21:43

September 10-12 2019 will see the return of the successful OTDYKH Leisure International Russian Travel market. Held in Moscow each year. Read More

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

editor editor- January 12, 2019 20:21

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn Heights. The historic 14-story, 224-room hotel, once referred to as ... Read More

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 02:08

Tour bus carrying 40 passengers, including 22 foreign tourists from Argentina, Canada, Spain, the United States, France, the Netherlands and Mexico, overturned near Guantanamo in eastern Cuba, killing seven people ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with 4.5 billion airline passengers traveling ... Read More

How Ocho Rios, Jamaica became a life-saving Christmas miracle for two sailors from Costa Rica?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 08:23

Rerouting of the Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas from Cuba to Ocho Rios, Jamaica meant to be a life-saving Christmas miracle for two sailors.  Read More

On the Vegas strip: Let your imagination RUM wild

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:30

The music is on, the cocktails are flowing and the party is just getting started at RHUMBAR at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Read More

New Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration Tour marks historic changes to Cuban constitution

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 10:15

A Miami-based travel agency specializing in customized experiences of Cuba, is launching an exciting new tour for 2019: the Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration tour. The five-day trip will coincide with ... Read More

Hahn Air makes HR-169 tickets available to travel agents in Cuba

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 11, 2017 14:15

Hahn Air, a German airline and the leading provider of distribution services for other airlines, is now for the first time enabling travel agents in Cuba to issue tickets of ... Read More

Cuba and Brazil to strengthen tourism cooperation

editor editor- May 10, 2013 09:31

VARASERO, Cuba - “Our philosophy is very simple: come to visit Brazil during the course of the upcoming events we’re preparing. Read More