• Trump's travel ban drops Cuban tourism

    28 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    According to the official data showed on Wednesday, on the year in July, tourist arrivals to Cuba dropped 23.6%, confirming the blow dealt to the sector by the administration of Trump, tightening of U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island.
    Data from the Statistics Office had shown a 20% decrease in June arrivals, after Washington that same month banning cruises to Cuba and made it even tough for the U.S. citizens to get an exemption from the ban on travel there.
    The constant drop reverses a boom in terms of arrivals and therefore the broader tourism industry in recent years...
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  • Cuba tourism plunged 23 percent on the year in July

    Cuba tourism plunged 23 percent on the year in July

    28 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Arrival of tourists to Cuba dropped 23.6 percent on 2019 July, official data showed on Wednesday, verified the blow dealt to the sector by tightening Trump administration of U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island.
    Figures from the Statistics Office had by now shown a 20 percent decrease in terms of arrivals in June, after Washington that same month banned cruises to Cuba and made it harder for the citizens of the United States for an exemption from the ban on travel there.
    The sustained decline creates a reverse order in boom in regards to arrivals and therefore the broader...
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  • Tourist arrivals to Cuba down by 23.6% post US' travel ban

    Tourist arrivals to Cuba down by 23.6% post US' travel ban

    28 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The Trump administration's tightening of U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island has had its effects on Cuba's tourism sector. Tourist arrivals to Cuba plunged 23.6% on the year in July, official data showed.
    Data from the Statistics Office had already shown a 20% drop in arrivals in June, after Washington that same month banned cruises to Cuba and made it harder for U.S. citizens to get an exemption from the ban on travel there.
    While the decline is impacting the state tourism sector, it is also hurting the many restaurants, bed-and-breakfasts and taxi drivers in the fledgling...
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