The number of international tourist arrivals to Cuba surpassed three million in mid August, despite efforts by the United States government to crush tourism to the Island. Those three million plus tourists flocking to its shores are mainly Canadian, followed b... More »
Ten Spanish hotel chains will participate in the 23rd edition of the MITM Americas 2019 conference. MITM 2019 will take place at the Hotel Nacional in Havana from October 14 to 17. The event will coincide with the city’s 500th anniversary (November 16). The bi... More »
At the request of the Jamaican Ministry of Health and Wellness, additional Cuban doctors are on their way to the Island to assist in providing healthcare services. Since 1976, more than 200 Cuban medical staff have been assisting in Jamaica. In 1976, Cuban med... More »
Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba S.A. (ETECSA) announced a price reduction for its Nauta Hogar prepaid service. The price cut began yesterday at midnight. After account holders have used the 30 hours of their prepaid contract and still have a balance, int... More »
The Canadian Embassy in Havana has reopened following a temporary closure in May which left many Cubans without immigration services. Services previously provided such as visitor visas, study and work permits, and interviews for permanent residence applicants ... More »
In spite of the effects of the recent Trump administration’s tightening of the U.S. embargo against Cuba, the Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero stated on Friday that 4,300,000 tourist arrivals are still expected to visit the Island this year. That number is l... More »
This past April, the Cuban Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Jorge León Cruz received a visit from Khalifa Alqubaisi, the Assistant Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD). The Cuban Ambassador presented Alqubaisi with a letter from ... More »
A Cuban Television News report announced that measures would be taken to increase the salaries of government employees to help improve the purchasing power of the population. These moves are seen as a boost to the economy in the face of increasingly severe eco... More »
The Slovak investment group Proxenta and the Cuban Corporación Alimentaria S.A. Coralsa have signed a joint venture agreement to form a new company Proxcor S.A. Proxcor will manufacture jams, biscuits and other sweet food products for a period of 25 years. Pro... More »
The Cuban government has begun wholesale rationing of staple food items and other basic products in the face of a serious supply crisis, Ministry of Domestic Trade (MINCIN) Betsy Diaz Velazquez said Friday. The move is a response to further consequences of the... More »
As more and more Cubans have the ability to access the internet, the desire and need for hosting websites has developed. The Cuban Telecommunications Company (ETECSA) has started selling internet web hosting packages to Cuban citizens. ETECSA‘s Communication D... More »
Hotel infrastructure in Cuba has vastly improved over the last couple of years because of government initiatives which foresaw the necessity to provide accommodation for the increasing number of international tourist arrivals year over year. The Ministry of To... More »
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