Articles tagged “cuba”

Tourism

Cuba’s Struggling Tourism Sector Banks on Russian Boost

Cuba eyes Russia not only for economic and diplomatic support, but also as a key player in reviving its tourism sector.

Cuba’s Struggling Tourism Sector Banks on Russian Boost

Tourism

Cuba Tourism Faces Shortages of Visitors and Supplies

Tourism officials in Cuba have to fight the perception that a visit isn't worth the hassle because of ongoing blackouts and shortages.

Cuba Tourism Faces Shortages of Visitors and Supplies

Airlines

Southwest’s Holiday Lesson for Other Airlines

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Southwest's technical collapse, an outrageous fine for cruise companies in Cuba, and Dubai's alcohol tax update.

Southwest’s Holiday Lesson for Other Airlines

Cruises

Major Cruise Lines Held Liable for More Than $400 Million in Damages for Cuba Sailings

This lawsuit against major cruise lines, if upheld after inevitable appeals, could open up a floodgate of litigation against airlines and cruise lines that operated in Cuba after the Obama administration cleared the way.

Major Cruise Lines Held Liable for More Than $400 Million in Damages for Cuba Sailings

Tourism

How One Florida County Is Confronting the Tourism Hit From Hurricane Ian

“What Hurricane Ian was not able to wash away, though, is our resilience." Those are the words of hope from one tourism official in Lee County along Florida's Gulf Coast. It will take every bit of that resilience to restore the region's once-thriving tourism trade.

How One Florida County Is Confronting the Tourism Hit From Hurricane Ian

Hotels

Daily Podcast: What Hotels Should Worry About Now

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, May 31, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: What Hotels Should Worry About Now

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Proceed Carefully on Cuba Trips With Eye on 2024 Elections

U.S. tour operators may not have long to take advantage of the eased travel restrictions to Cuba. So they're not wasting time during their preparations because legally taking travelers to the island is very complicated.

U.S. Tour Operators Proceed Carefully on Cuba Trips With Eye on 2024 Elections

Hotels

Cuba’s Tourism Industry Hopes LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels Signal a New Era

Travel executives expect the hotels to help improve visibility for the LGBTQ+ community during a period when the government is considering a family code that, if approved, would legalize civil unions among same sex couples in Cuba.

Cuba’s Tourism Industry Hopes LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels Signal a New Era

Tourism

Cuba Feels Economic Blow From Departing Russian Tourists

The impact of the war in Ukraine continues to cast light on just how many destinations are dependent on Russian visitors.

Cuba Feels Economic Blow From Departing Russian Tourists

Airlines

Scouting New FAA Leadership and More Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, the FAA may appoint a United pilot to be its new administrator, Cuba's tourism industry struggles to reach pre-Covid figures, and IHG returns to profitability after dumping poorly performing hotels.

Scouting New FAA Leadership and More Travel Stories This Week