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  1. Cuba Sees Huge Spike In U.S. Tourists Since Recent Relation TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Since the thawing of longstanding oppositional relations between the United States and Cuba in the past year, the island nation has seen a serious uptick in American visitors. According to reports, visits to Cuba are up 36 percent in a five-month period in 2015 when compared to the previous year.

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  2. Varadero, CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CNN

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  3. French Hospitality industry partners with Stalinists who occupy CubaRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Babalu Blog

    In honor of the French hotel and liquor companies currently setting up a collaboration with the Stalinist occupiers of Cuba we offer clips of another occupation, where much of the French hospitality industry also collaborated...this seems only proper... "The French company Warwick International Hotels & Resorts took its first steps in Cuban tourism with management and marketing contracts of Cayo Santa Maria Resort and Naviti Varadero Resort Warwick Hotels.

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  4. Accor reinforces its presence in Cuba with the contract for the Pullman Cayo CocoRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Bottom Line

    HFTP is the premier global professional association serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.

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  5. Accor reinforces its presence in Cuba with the contract for the Pullman Cayo CocoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Hospitality Net

    Accor Immeuble Odyssey, 110 avenue de France Paris, 75013 France Phone: +33 1 45 38 86 00 Fax: +33 1 45 38 85 95 Visit Website On the occasion of the French President's visit to Cuba, Accor announces the signature of a management contract with Gran Caribe for the Pullman Cayo Coco hotel in Cuba. This 518-room hotel-resort , will offer upscale services and will notably be the first establishment on the island offering Wi-Fi in all its rooms.

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  6. France's Accor expands Cuban footprint with luxury hotelRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Reuters

    May 11 Accor, Europe's largest hotel group, said on Monday it had sealed a deal to open a luxury hotel in Cuba, the 518-room Pullman Cayo Coco, near the Caribbean island's international airport. Accor, which has been operating in Cuba for nearly 20 years, already manages two mid-scale Mercure hotels there, the 178-room Mercure Sevilla Havana in Habana Vieja and the 385-room Mercure Playa de Oro in the Varadero beach esort.

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  7. Our man in Havana: Cuba, cigars, rum and waiting for the YanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | CBC News

    A picture in Revolution Square in Havana, home to many Fidel Castro speeches. Che's face can be seen on the Ministry of the Interior building.

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  8. Chinese Firm to Build Golf Resort in Cuba as US Tourism Interest GrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Voice of America

    A Chinese company and the Cuban government have signed a letter of intent to build a golf course and resort, official media said on Friday, with an apparent eye to the eventual lifting of U.S. travel restrictions. Cuba currently has one 18-hole-golf course, and its Communist government says it wants to eventually have at least 12 golf resorts on the Caribbean island.

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  9. Cuba and China link up to develop 18-hole golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Miami Herald

    In the early days of the Cuban Revolution, the government regarded golf as a bourgeois hobby and the island's few golf clubs were allowed to languish. But on the closing day of this year's International Tourism Fair, Cuba signed a letter of intent to build what would be only its second 18-hole golf course.

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  10. Chinese firm to build golf resort in Cuba as U.S. tourism interest growsRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Reuters

    May 8 A Chinese company and the Cuban government have signed a letter of intent to build a golf course and resort, official media said on Friday, with an apparent eye to the eventual lifting of U.S. travel restrictions. Cuba currently has one 18-hole-golf course, and its Communist government says it wants to eventually have at least 12 golf resorts on the Caribbean island.

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  11. Sunwing Vacations Will Offer Two Direct Flights From Val-d'Or to Cuba Next WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Travel Industry Wire

    Sunwing Airlines is re-introducing direct flights from Val-d'Or to Varadero and also launching a new direct flight from Val-d'Or to Holguin. Sunwing is the only Canadian tour operator to offer these routes from the Val-d'Or airport.

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  12. Sunwing Vacations Returns to Fredericton, NB With Two Cuba Flights Next WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Market Wire

    Sunwing Vacations is delighted to return to Fredericton, New Brunswick airport next winter for a 9th season, and this time, will offer two favourite Cuban destinations, Varadero and Holguin. Direct weekly flights to Varadero on Fridays will begin on February 13, 2016 and operate until May 7, 2016.

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  13. Ocean By H10 Hotels Adds Two Cuba Resorts to Caribbean Management PortfolioRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bottom Line

    HFTP is the premier global professional association serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.

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  14. Sunwing Adds Direct Flights From Thunder Bay to Cancun, Mexico Next WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Market Wire

    Mexico's Caribbean coastline will become a short flight away next winter for residents of Northern Ontario, as Sunwing adds direct weekly flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun, beginning December 23, 2015. The new route will be the only option to fly direct to Cancun from Thunder Bay, and will be offered in addition to the weekly flight service to Varadero, Cuba that Sunwing has been operating over the past five years.

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  15. I Backpacked Through Cuba Without AIRBNB ReservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Link

    There has been an alarming lack of media coverage on Airbnb's expansion into Cuba, beyond the faux-objective Yogi bear "Oh, this happened," almost PR reporting of the Last month my friend and I backpacked from the easternmost tip of Cuba inland and beyond Havana, and back, with no travel plans nor any reservations. And we did just fine.

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  16. The U.S. is lifting its embargo, but Cubans expect life will remain a struggle for survival.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Like many Canadians, our first foray into Cuba was Varadero. The flight was direct from Winnipeg and the resort area was rumoured to have 20 kilometres of white-sand beaches.

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  17. Glasgow, Joseph look for Olympic qualifiers formRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Martinez and USA's Traci Weamer and Kendra Vanzwieten. Last year, Flores and Martinez won the gold medal in Varadero, Cuba, a silver medal in T&T and the bronze in Antigua Guatemala. They also captured the title at the CAC Games in Veracruz. Weamer ...

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  18. Tourists to Cuba jump 15 pct in Q1Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Tourists to Cuba jumped by 15 percent in the first quarter of 2015, and the trend is expected to hold for the rest of the year, the country's Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said. Speaking at the opening of the 7th International Gourmet Festival of Varadero, the island's leading seaside resort, Marrero did not offer specific figures, but indicated visitor arrivals in the first four months of the year "have been magnificent," communist youth daily Juventud Rebelde reported on Thursday.

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  19. Cuba - from Varadero to HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    What is bound to be a new tourist destination for Americans has been an inexpensive, inclusive vacation for Canadians and Europeans for years. Resort areas like Varadero offer five-star hotels on the beach overlooking the Straits of Florida. 27 comments

  20. Cuba: What it's really like?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Fox News

    American travelers are eying Cuba with pent-up enthusiasm. But where will they stay? Where will they eat? And what will detente mean for cruise lines? President Obama's announcement in December of a new U.S policy toward Cuba has opened the door a bit wider for Americans who want to travel to their island neighbor. 3 comments