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Sun Dec 18, 2016, 10:49 PM

In Cuba, American tourists increase demand for hotels

In Cuba, American tourists increase demand for hotels

December 17, 2016 at 3:51 PM EST


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Two years ago, President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations with Cuba. Since then, Cold War-era travel restrictions that prohibited most Americans from visiting were lifted, leading to a surge of U.S. tourists and a scramble to accommodate them. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Amy Guttman looks at the growing hospitality industry in Cuba.


http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/cuba-american-tourists-increase-demand-hotels/

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Judi Lynn Dec 2016 OP
bdamomma Dec 2016 #1
bettyellen Dec 2016 #2
bdamomma Dec 2016 #3
bettyellen Dec 2016 #4
Judi Lynn Dec 2016 #5
Marksman_91 Dec 2016 #6
Vogon_Glory Dec 2016 #7

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Dec 18, 2016, 11:01 PM

1. thank you for posting this

Cuba is on my list of countries to go to.

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Response to bdamomma (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 19, 2016, 12:47 AM

2. I'm going Wednesday morning! So excited!

 

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 19, 2016, 08:57 PM

3. oh neat

have fun

is it going to your first time, a lot of BnB's out there. post when you come back.

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Response to bdamomma (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 19, 2016, 09:02 PM

4. Yes and yes, am staying at B&Bs or casitas as they're called.

 

Going dancing every night if possible!

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 20, 2016, 03:05 AM

5. Hope you enjoy the heck out of it. You've picked a terrific time: before the stampede arrives!

We envy you, bettyellen!

Bon Voyage.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2016, 12:32 PM

6. Lots of people I know who've visited Cuba say they hope the American tourism doesn't ruin it

 

Wonder how that's gonna play out especially when the embargo is eliminated.

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Response to Marksman_91 (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 20, 2016, 03:17 PM

7. If people like John Bolton take charge of the State Department

Dubya-era travel restrictions will probably be reinstated.

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