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Gay Fort Lauderdale Group's Cuban Excursion Draws Fire

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Oct 11
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is forging ahead with plans to tour Cuba next week despite objections from some members of the South Florida LGBT community.

Flying to Cuba on Choice Aire

By Kelsy Chauvin | Aug 26
Considering Cuba? Choice Aire flys direct from key markets and helps travelers with visas, on-the-ground arrangements, and activities that celebrate the best of Cuban culture and history.

Who Will Be Left Out of Cuba's Tourism Boom?

By Andrea Rodriguez | Aug 12
Santiago saw less than a tenth of the tourist traffic in Havana last year and less than a 20th of the visitors to the beach resort of Varadero even amid large-scale government investment in renovating the city for its 500th anniversary this summer.

Visitors to Cuba Discover U.S.-Cuban Connections

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 21
This week's reopening of embassies and resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba opens a new chapter in the countries' complicated relationship.

ALandCHUCK Launch Gay Cuban Cruise

By EDGE | Jul 15
ALandCHUCK Travel announce the first-ever gay cruise to Cuba.

Tourism Dreams Grow in Cuba

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 4
The thawing of U.S.-Cuba relations has inspired many Cubans to think big. Visits by Americans were up 36 percent between January and early May compared to the same period a year ago, and up 14 percent among all international arrivals.

Airbnb Expands to Cuba

By Michael Weissenstein | Apr 4
The popular online home-rental service Airbnb is allowing American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration of detente between the two countries late last year.

U.S. Travel Industry Carefully Eyeing Cuba Tourism

By Scott Mayerowitz | Dec 18
President Barack Obama's announcement of plans to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba doesn't suddenly lift the ban on U.S. tourism. It does, however, give hope to airlines, hotel chains and cruise companies.

US Co-opted Cuba's Hip-Hop Scene to Spark Change

MUSIC | By Desmond Butler, Michael Weissenstein, Laura Wides-Munoz, and Andrea Rodriguez | Dec 13
In early 2009, a U.S. government contractor sent a Serbian music promoter to Cuba with these covert marching orders: Recruit one of Havana's most notorious rappers to spark a youth movement against the government.

A Castro Breaks Tradition With 'No' Vote in Cuba

INTERNATIONAL | By Andrea Rodriguez | Aug 19
Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament.

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