Cuba travel news

Having kept COVID-19 rates very low, Cuba will be gradually re-opening for tourists from July onwards

Jeremy John jeremy
  18 June 2020   The Telegraph

Due to the very low number of daily COVID-19 cases now being reported in Cuba, from July 1st 2020 Cuban airspace will re-open, paving the way for the gradual return of tourism into the island, starting with the offshore beach resorts (known as Cayos). Initially, the main tourist flights into Cuba will only be arriving from North America, though it is expected that flights between Cuba and Europe could be operational shortly afterwards. Announcements with more specific dates should be happening soon.

Kids stay free! Iberostar launches new 18-month long offer

Jeremy John jeremy
  13 May 2020   Iberostar

Cuba has always been a popular destination for family holidays, with lots of child-friendly things to do on the island and high levels of safety and care towards children. With Iberostar's new offer, there's even more incentive to book a family holiday to Cuba.

A-Traccion - a fun new way to go off the beaten path in Viñales

Jeremy John jeremy
  21 April 2020   Cuba Direct

Visitors to Viñales now have a new way to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Viñales Valley. Known as A-Traccion, you can buy a ticket to board an all-terrain 4x4 Jeep that is able to go to some of the lesser-known places of the region. Driven by expert local guides, this new fleet of vehicles promises to be both an enlightening and enchanting way to experience Viñales, a part of Cuba that tends to leave a lasting impression on all who go there, from the beauty of nature to the friendliness of the locals.

Havana is getting a new zip-line experience!

Carlotta Goodwin-thorp carlotta
  05 March 2020   Cuba Direct

A brand new canopy zip-line experience is scheduled to open to visitors in March 2020 at the National Botanical Garden ("Jardín Botánico Nacional"), located in the suburbs of Havana. There will be nearly 1,500 metres of lines, allowing visitors to zip across the botanical garden whilst enjoying stunning views of the diverse range of plant species.

Great news for UK visitors to Cuba - more direct flights are coming!

Jeremy John jeremy
  23 January 2020   Cuba Direct

Cuba Direct (the UK's leading independent tour operator for Cuba) and Cubana Airlines (Cuba’s national carrier) had a very fruitful meeting at FITUR in Madrid today about initiating direct flights to Havana and Holguin from London Gatwick. The flights are expected to be twice a week and using modern wide-body Airbus planes.

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