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Articles tagged “cuba”

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Cuba’s Tourism Troubles

Good morning from Skift. It's Monday, February 21, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Cuba’s Tourism Troubles

Tourism

Cuba Struggles in Its Tourism Recovery Unlike Its Neighbors

Omicron flareups are one thing, but the travel bans for U.S. citizens put in place under President Trump and remaining thereunder Joe Biden, for the most part, are not doing Cuba's tourism industry any favors.

Cuba Struggles in Its Tourism Recovery  Unlike Its Neighbors

Tourism

U.S. Travelers Can Still Travel Legally to Cuba — But Confusion Over Trump Policies Is Keeping Them Away

President Trump hasn't scrapped legal U.S. travel to Cuba entirely, but the drip drip of policies making it seem more difficult or complex will mean some travelers stay away. One travel company wants to make it easier.

U.S. Travelers Can Still Travel Legally to Cuba — But Confusion Over Trump Policies Is Keeping Them Away

Airlines

Trump Administration Bans U.S. Flights to All Cuban Cities Except Havana

Don't read too much into this. It is probably more symbolic than anything else. For a long time, U.S. airlines have had little interest in cities other than Havana.

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Adapts to Disruptions From Cuba Travel Ban

Norwegian Cruise Line's outlook remains bright, despite the industrywide challenge of the Cuba ban in early June.

Norwegian Cruise Line Adapts to Disruptions From Cuba Travel Ban

Business Travel

Travel Advisors Scramble to Find Alternatives for Caribbean-Bound Clients

In the age of mass media, word of incidents in travel destinations quickly spread across the globe, and travel advisors need to be prepared to handle client requests for changes in their wake. It's important for advisors to start looking for backup plans when news begins to break.

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Dodges Big Hit From Cuba Cancellations

The debut of a new private island is helping Royal Caribbean raise pricing on shorter itineraries. If China returns as a major market as well, 2020 could be a strong year for the cruise line.

Royal Caribbean Dodges Big Hit From Cuba Cancellations

Cruises

Carnival’s Profit Plummets After Trump Cuba Ban

After a whopping 20 percent drop in second quarter earnings, Carnival is facing the realization that while itineraries to Cuba might have warranted higher-priced tickets, the political volatility of the Trump administration means they were not a safe bet.

Carnival’s Profit Plummets After Trump Cuba Ban
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Hotels

Executive Q&A: Posadas’ Meteoric Growth in Mexico and Beyond

Posadas has witnessed many shifts within Mexico’s tourism industry over the last five decades since it first launched its Fiesta Americana hotel. The brand continues to evolve and has big plans for major expansion in Mexico and other areas of Latin America.

Executive Q&A: Posadas’ Meteoric Growth in Mexico and Beyond

Tourism

U.S. Travel to Cuba Faces Tighter Restrictions on Non-Family Visits

When the Trump administration took office in 2017, the popular wisdom was that it would eliminate U.S. travel to Cuba. The changes have turned out to be incremental, but now it appears that non-family travel to Cuba will be all but gone.

U.S. Travel to Cuba Faces Tighter Restrictions on Non-Family Visits