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Access Trips Launches Two New Cuba Shore Excursions

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at commons.wikimedia.org) (Click to enlarge)Access Trips, a tour operator that specializes in excursions in Havana, Cuba, has launched two, new curated experiences for clients looking for smaller, more exclusive Cuba shore excursions. (travelagentcentral.com)




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Cruise ship executives want US and Cuba to ‘work out their differences’

The map of Cuba and an example of cruise itinerarySeveral CEOs of major cruise lines traveled to Havana this week to talk to the Cuban government about business. The companies – many of them based in the United States — continue to bring visitors to Cuba despite the icy US-Cuba relations. (local10.com)




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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Adds Cuba Calls For More Complete Caribbean Experience

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at commons.wikimedia.org) (Click to enlarge)Regent Seven Seas Cruises today (Oct. 24) announced the addition of Cuba calls to six itineraries in the line’s 2018-19 Caribbean season. Travelers can visit Havana on select itineraries aboard Seven Seas Mariner, Seven Seas Voyager and Seven Seas Navigator, which depart Miami from October 2018 through March 2019.




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U.S. State Department Issues Cuba Travel Warning

The United States Department of State has issued a travel warning for Cuba. Statement: “Over the past several months, 21 U.S. Embassy employees have suffered a variety of injuries from attacks of an unknown nature. The affected individuals have exhibited a range of physical symptoms, including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive issues, and difficulty sleeping. Investigators have been unable to determine who is responsible or what is causing these attacks”. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Exclusive 2019 Cuba Itineraries From SeaDream Yacht Club

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at commons.wikimedia.org)SeaDream Yacht Club unveiled their new itineraries of immersive sailings around Cuba for the Spring 2019 season. Guests aboard the 112-guest, 95-crew mega-yacht SeaDream II will depart from Havana or Cienfuegos and circumnavigate the island on a seven-day voyage. (travelagentcentral.com)




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Azamara evolves with more visits and richer experiences to Cuba

Azamara Club Cruises announced new 2018 and 2019 Cuban itineraries that range from four to fourteen nights and visit some of the most diverse Cuban ports like Cienfuegos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, providing a variety of getaway options for a range of travel needs. (traveldailynews.com)




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Victory Cruise Line Sails to Cuba

This winter, Victory Cruise Lines’ Victory I will begin a series of six cruises that will circumnavigate Cuba roundtrip from Port of Miami. The first cruise will depart February 8, 2018. (travelagentcentral.com)




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Carnival launches its Tampa to Havana cruise

Port Tampa Bay CEO Paul Anderson couldn’t stop himself from dancing Thursday as a band performed the mambo aboard the ship Carnival Paradise. It was a party, after all, a celebration of Carnival Cruise Line’s first-ever journey to Havana that would launch later that day. (tampabay.com)




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Victory Cruise Lines Receives Approval for Cuba Cruises

Victory Cruise Lines, a small ship company started in 2016, has received approval to bring their sole ship, Victory I, to Cuba. In addition to Havana, the line plans to bring its 202-passenger vessel to Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba and Maria La Gorda. (cruisecritic.com)




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President Trump to ban people-to-people travel to Cuba — report

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at commons.wikimedia.org)Senior US administration officials said in a media briefing Thursday afternoon that President Trump will ban people-to-people travel to Cuba for individual Americans, Skift.com reports on its website. (cruisebusiness.com)




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Trump Administration Set to Rollback Cuba Policy

May 2, 2016: Fathom's Adonia slipped through the channel into Havana Bay, Cuba (Photo credit Reuters/Alexandre Meneghini)U.S. cruise lines calling in Havana may soon be substituting ports as U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement regarding the country’s position on its relationship with Cuba on Friday. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Former crew member writes a tell-all: “12 Hours in Havana: Build your perfect day in Cuba” is now available as an eBook on Amazon

In the cruise-lit world, the crew member nonfiction format rarely strays from the memoir. Greg Shapiro, who worked as a crew member for both Royal Caribbean and Fathom Travel, is breaking the mold with his new book “12 Hours in Havana: Build your perfect day in Cuba”.




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Will low demand force cruise ships to stop sailing to Cuba?

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at commons.wikimedia.org)When commercial flights to Cuba began to rise, major cruise lines followed suit, creating itineraries to the communist island, but low demand forced flights to stay grounded. Now the question remains: Will cruises have to pull out of port as well? (local10.com)




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