Sunwing Launching New Cruises from Cuba, Jamaica

Expansion in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel firm Sunwing is offering new all inclusive cruises from both Havana and Montego Bay, the company announced. The all-inclusive packges will be on board the MSC Opera beginning in […]


New Tech for Travel Agents to Sell Cuba Trips

Sabre launches technology By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Sabre Corporation will be the first technology provider to offer travel agents in the US, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands an automated certification process for booking trips to, from, or within […]


Central Holidays Now Has a Cuba Division

Central Holidays eyes Cuba growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Central Holidays has named Arthur Berman as Vice President of its newly-formed Latin America and Cuba Division. In his new capacity, Berman will be responsible for implementing strategies that effectively […]


A New Way to Cruise Around Cuba

Another way for Americans to travel to Cuba By the Cuba Journal staff Central Holidays has announced the launch of a new eight-night people-to-people ‘Cruise Around Cuba’ aboard the Celestyal Crystal. This announcement follows the tour operator’s recent addition of […]

How Airbnb Is Creating Wealth in Cuba

Airbnb’s Cuba boost  By the Cuba Journal staff The average state salary in Cuba is somewhere around $20 a month, although many on the island live on far less than that, according to figures from Cuba’s national statistical office. And […]

A New Hire at Carnival’s Fathom Brand

“Social-impact” brand adds another executive By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Fathom, Carnival Cruise Line’s new “social-impact” cruise brand, has appointed cruise industry veteran Michelle Sutter as a senior sales leader. Sutter will take on responsibilities of marketing and business development […]


Pope Francis and the Caribbean

By Michael W Edghill CJ Contributor The 1st Latin American to lead the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis of Argentina, may well be considered the 1st pope of Latin America and the Caribbean. Within a few years, the leader of […]

American Airlines Hails Opening of New US, Cuba Embassies

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor American Airlines welcomed the reopening of United States and Cuban embassies in Havana and Washington in a statement on Monday. American’s Chairman and CEO Doug Parker said the move was an “important step toward building new commercial […]

US, Cuba Officially Restore Diplomatic Relations, Reopen Embassies

New embassies in Washington and Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff In a historic moment for the region, the United States and Cuba reopened their respective embassies in Washington and Havana on Monday morning, officially restoring diplomatic relations. American and […]


New Flights From Houston to Cuba

By the Cuba Journal staff Miami-based HavanaAir Charters is launching new weekly direct service between Houston and Havana, the company announced this week. HavanaAir will be operating the service with air carrier partner Eastern Air Lines Group. “We are very pleased […]

Sunwing Adding Another Cuba Flight

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Sunwing Vacations has announced the addition of a new direct flight from Sudbury, Ontario to Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba beginning on Dec. 24. The weekly Thursday flight will operate from December 24, 2015 to March […]

A Hollywood Legend Visits Cuba

By Cuba Journal Legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola visited Cuba this week at the invitation of the International School of Cinema and Television in San Antonio de los Baños. Coppola, whose portfolio includes the Godfather films and Apocalypse Now, among others, […]


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