Cuba tourism - updates

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US, Cuba open up skies with 1st regular commercial flight

Sep 01, 2016 - 6:20 PM

JetBlue Flight 387 is the first of 110 expected daily trips connecting US cities to airports in Cuba

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - AUGUST 31: Workers and officials watch as JetBlue Flight 387 prepares for take off as it becomes the first scheduled commercial flight to Cuba since 1961 on August 31, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. JetBlue which hopes to have as many as 110 daily flights is the first U.S. airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing Americans greater access to Cuba. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Happy tears as first US-Cuba cruise in decades docks

May 03, 2016 - 3:30 PM

I ve been crying since dawn I can t believe I am here says Miami born Maria Eugenia Peña whose parents hail from Cuba

epa05287056 Cruise ship Adonia, from the new Carnival's Fathom line, arrives in Havana, Cuba, 02 May 2016. Ship Adonia, with a capacity of 704 passengers, is the first American cruise line to make a voyage to Cuba in about 50 years. EPA/ALEJANDRO ERNESTO

First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades sets sail

May 02, 2016 - 4:50 PM

The cost of a ticket on the historic cruise ranges from 1 800 to 7 000 per person

epa05286549 Cruise ship Adonia, from the new Carnival's Fathom line, sails Miami's port escorted by tugboats as it heads to Cuba, in Miami, Florida, USA, 01 May 2016. Ship Adonia, with a capacity of 704 passengers, is the first American cruise line to make a voyage to Cuba in about 50 years. EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA

Cuba's private sector braces for US tourism boom

Dec 23, 2014 - 10:01 AM

Cuba s nascent private sector braces for an influx of visitors should the US embargo ease but many businesses in the communist country appear unprepared for a torrent of tourists

OPPORTUNITY. A Cuban couple eats at a private restaurant in Havana, on December 21, 2014. Photo by Yamil Lage / AFP