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Biosphere reserve in eastern Cuba

Cuba, which has a privileged location in the Caribbean region, also offers unique natural attractions to both national and foreign tourists. Experts noted the existence of six Biosphere Reserves in the country, including two that were declared Humankind's Heritage. One of them is Cuchillas del Toa, in eastern Cuba. Read More

Archeological treasures for tourism

The Indo-Cuban Museum of Baní, in Banes, in the eastern province of Holguín, is an excellent option for both national and foreign tourists interested in aboriginal archeology. According to experts, the museum exhibits more than 22,000 archeological artifacts from two stages of the primitive community, Appropriation and Productive Economy. Read More

Iberostar initiates operations in Trinidad

The Spanish hotel group Iberostar inaugurated an establishment in the village of Trinidad, in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus. The Gran Hotel Iberostar Trinidad is the smallest of the 85 hotels the group runs all over the world, including 18 establishments in the Caribbean. Read More

Cuba to help Antigua restore heritage sites

Antigua & Barbuda will be receiving assistance from Cuba in the restoration of Fort James and other historical sites. News of this follows a recent visit to Cuba by Minister of Tourism Harold Lovell, who led a five member delegation on the visit, during which time the officials negotiated technical assistance in the development of tourism in Antigua & Barbuda. Read More

Sevilla Hotel: first luxury establishment in Havana

In the 19th century Paseo del Prado (Prado Promenade) became the heart of Havanas social life, because its surroundings featured the most luxury mansions of the city, especially on Sundays when the aristocrats took rides in their carriages. Add to this that in the carnival season this avenue was the culminating point of the famous local parties. Read More

Emblematic catholic temple restored in eastern Cuba

A 10-year restoration effort has successfully concluded at the El Santo Salvador Church, the main catholic temple in the eastern city of Bayamo, the second villa founded by the Spaniards in Cuba. Read More

Russian tourists flocked to Cuba in 2006

Cuba confirmed in 2006 its leading position as Russia's chief tourist destination in Latin America and the Caribbean. Carlos Oscar Hernathendez, representative of Cuban Ministry of Tourism in Russia, said last year the island registered a growth of 34.5% (27,842 visitors) while some 30,000 tourists are expected to visit Cuba in 2007, reports PL news agency. Read More

Cuba expert brings slide show in Vancouver

Travel writer Christopher Baker, author of the Moon Cuba Handbook, will present an evening of Cuban culture at which he will deliver an extensive talk and slide show on his recent journeys and experiences in Cuba. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 1 at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Larch and Second Avenue. Read More

For sustainable and viable tourism

Experts in the tourism industry, judging from numbers and results of recent international meetings, look to sustainability as the most solid way to develop tourism. Read More

Cut prices and upgrades lure us to more cruises

With so many cruise ships and mighty superliners bound for European waters this summer, prices are plunging and customers are being offered upgraded facilities as the leading lines chase bookings. Read More

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