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Viva La Revolucíon: a Musical New Year in Cuba!

Viva La Revolucíon: a Musical New Year in Cuba!

Songlines Music Travel has places on its 16-day small group Viva La Revolución trip to Cuba departing 30 December, which will celebrate all aspects of the vibrant music scene of the Caribbean island, and will be accompanied by Phil Sweeney, author of The Rough Guide to Cuban Music.

Travel interest to Cuba from the US increases by 180%

Travel interest to Cuba from the US increases by 180%

Following President Obama’s statement on 17th December, hotel searches to Cuba made by US users increased by 180 per cent, according to hotel search website trivago.co.uk. In comparison, searches to Cuba made by UK users increased by 42 per cent over the same period.

Buena Vista Social Club! - A musical New Year in Cuba

Buena Vista Social Club! - A musical New Year in Cuba

The world famous Buena Vista Social Club (BVSC) is to embark on a worldwide farewell tour in 2015, but Songlines Music Travel is providing a unique chance for enthusiasts of the British conceived, Cuban project, to join a small group tour to the Caribbean island in the company of Phil Sweeney, author of the Rough Guide to Cuban Music.

The Numbers Game: Cuban tourism is better than ever

The Numbers Game: Cuban tourism is better than ever

Cuba is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world but to some is relatively inaccessible. Longstanding international sanctions banning American tourists (a nearby, relatively wealthy visitor pool) you might think Cuban tourism numbers have taken a hit. In fact, people are still flocking to Cuba, with Cuba holidays in 2014 are set to continue growing at a rate of 0.5% as they did in 2013.

Star Clippers 2014 Cuba programme

Tall ship specialist Star Clippers is to sail to Cuba in 2014 for the first time, offering a spectacular series of itineraries exploring the island in depth, visiting stunning beaches and anchorages, colonial towns and villages and with a pre- and post-cruise option to stay in historic Havana, famous for its cigars, nightlife, architecture and the legacy of Hemingway.

Luxury Havana and Mexico's Mayan Riviera

Specialist tour operator, Journey Latin America, are launching a new luxury holiday combining two of Latin America’s most seductive destinations, Havana and Mexico's Mayan Riviera.

Headwater adds salsa to its menu with its first walking tour in Cuba

Headwater adds salsa to its menu with its first walking tour in Cuba

The Caribbean’s largest island offers holidaymakers the chance to travel back in time, with classic cars, perfectly-preserved colonial architecture and Che Guevara billboards sitting alongside some of the region’s most untouched wild landscapes.

Costa Rica and Cuba surprise best sellers

Cox & Kings, the world's longest-established tour operator, reports a steady increase in bookings Latin America in the last two years.

Make Cuba your home from homestay

Starting from 1 March, Gap Adventures' homestay programme will give and affordable and authentic way to experience Cuba.

Huge savings on long-haul family adventure holidays

Families Worldwide has been able to significantly reduce prices by up to £350 pp on two of its trips for 2011.

First Choice’s top five hot destinations for 2011

First Choice’s top five hot destinations for 2011

As Britain gets to grips with the big freeze, our thoughts turn to sunnier climes and where we can go in search of some much needed sunshine.

Kaleidoscopic Cuba

Kaleidoscopic Cuba

The UK’s leading guided walking holidays’ operator, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, is offering a 16 day holiday to Cuba – famed for its old America limos, vibrant music, lush tropical landscapes, political intrigue and rich colonial history.

Travel insurance mandatory for travellers to Cuba

Insurewithease.com warns that holidays could be stopped before they even start if tourists forget their travel insurance documents when heading to Cuba.

Skyros: The original holistic holiday

Skyros: The original holistic holiday

Skyros, the original holistic holiday destination in Europe, has just announced its 2010 programme.

A New Year, a new you with Skyros

A New Year, a new you with Skyros

Skyros, ‘the most talked about holistic holiday destination in Europe’, has just announced its 2010 programme. It unfolds in Greece, Cuba, Thailand, Cambodia and the Isle of Wight.