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Miami-Dade_County_FL_USA_-_panoramio_31-300x200The U.S. Department of Transportation has provisionally approved new flight routes from the USA to Havana in Cuba. The proposals are currently open for public comment, and a final decision on these routes is expected by the end of April.

These new flights reverse the trend seen in 2017, which saw carriers reducing their services to Cuba. President of tour company Insight Cuba, Tom Popper, explains demand has recently been rising for U.S.-Cuba routes after the dip in interest last year. Continue reading

Airline-300x200In the wake of new restrictions on travel to Cuba from the Trump administration, American travel seems headed in two different directions. A new cruise from Tampa to Cuba took off on Thursday, while Southwest Airlines announced that it would discontinue two of its three routes to Cuba.

The Carnival Paradise, which is headed for Havana, Cuba for a four-day excursion, will be the last individual certified tour available because of the new travel restrictions. Any cruises from now on will need to be certified group tours, which will ensure that Americans visiting Cuba are doing so for educational purposes and not for regular tourism.

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