Archive for the ‘Modern Havana’ Category

Cuba Digital Media Giant Travelucion Courts Acquisition Offers

    Controlling a gigantic portion of Cuba related internet traffic has just become a unique commodity that the Cuba digital media corporation Travelucion is relishing. The company’s colossal group of 432 multilingual web properties seemingly dominating each and every internet search. Everything from the life of enigmatic American writer Ernest Hemingway in Cuba, to […]

Havanautos Car rental Next to Sidestep Agents

  2014 has been a tough year for travel companies dealing with Cuba. Firstly, the shift away from centralized hotel bookings has seen Cuba’s MINTUR tourism ministry ratchet up direct sales of hotels through Amadeus and locally managed hotel portals.   The second step in this move will see those operating websites purporting to be […]

Cuba Hotel Reservation | Cuba eliminates hotel prepayments

    For over two decades Cuba has been one of the worlds few destinations where in order to receive a hotel confirmation, one had to prepay the whole stay, days, weeks or months in advance. Some visitors having prepaid thousands for a hotel stay in Cuba six months or more in advance. But not […]

Cuba People to People | Marco Rubio wake up call to Obama Administration

  This all started with Senator Marco Rubio who recently slammed the Obama administrations travel openings in the United States senate. Here is an excerpt of his floor speech:   “When I look at this stuff, you know what I want to say? Come on, man! This is about promoting democracy and freedom in Cuba? […]

Autentica Cuba | Tales of corruption, fraud & scams

  Behind the polished image of Cuba´s MINTUR (ministry of tourism) and their recent Autentica Cuba campaign lurks a sinister black market, or so we are told.   Seldom do professionals from the travel industry in Cuba speak out and, less so when they are foreign travel professionals located on the island. Historically, fearful of […]

Car Rental in Cuba – Online Comparison winter 2010

As the Christmas season approaches many of you are looking for Car Rental in Cuba. We´ve compiled this from recommendations at Trip Advisor, Lonely Planet, Trivago, Amadeus. Car Rental in Cuba from USA Here is a short comparison of some of the Cuba Car Rental Companies who offer online reservations. Transtur Rent A Car – […]

Sol Melia prohibits internet use by Cubans in its Cuban Hotels

In an unusual twist right out of a badly written novel, Sol Melia denied access to the internet on camera to two Cuban citizens this past Sunday. In itself a remarkable decision by the Spanish chain with more hotels in Cuba than any other. The video shows a Melia employee alleging that both Etecsa and […]


The Palco Hotel, a key element in congress and incentive tourism programs in Cuba, benefits from its proximity to Havana's International Conference Center, of which it is a complement. Located at a few-minute drive from Old Havana, the hotel is linked to the country's main convention center by a gallery of commercial establishments, where paintings […]

Comodoro Bungalows

Located in the residential neighborhood of Miramar, close to the International Conference Center in Havana and to a private stretch of beach, this four star hotel provides excellent personalized service in a pleasant setting to the west of the city. It is situated 15 km from José Martí International Airport Address: Ave 1ra y Calle […]

Aparthotel Montehabana

Located in Miramar, one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of Havana, and very near hotels, commercial and business centers, and stores, the splendid Aparthotel Montehabana, from the Tourist Group of Gaviota, was built in a wooded terrain of the XVIII century, well-known as Monte Barreto, that gives it name, color and define the warm, natural […]

Villa Loma

Jibacoa, located east of Havana, is one of those few places where you want to come back after you discover them. On this beautiful and quiet beach, Islazul recommends Villa Loma, favored by nature and the sea. Villa Loma has independent houses and the other offers for a pleasant stay. Very close to the beach, […]


Located on the Miramar sea front, in the heart of Havana's financial and diplomatic district, this resort hotel comprises a convention center, making it a favourite amongst business travellers. The top floors of the Neptuno-Triton hotel offer breathtaking views, both of the sea and of the city. Address: Ave 3ra. y 74, Miramar [Show more […]

La Cecilia

<font color=red>Short Term (min. 7 Days)</font>Located on Third Avenue in the trendy Miramar area of Havana and overlooking the sea, this brand new beautifully constructed condominium complex is excellently located for your stay in Havana. Offering fully furnished Studios, One bedroom apartments. Close to the main commercial centers of El Comodoro and the supermarket on […]


<font color="red">Long Term Only (min 2 months)</font>Located between 1st and 3rd avenue on 46th and close to the amenities of the Hotel Copacabana and the National Aquarium. This brand new building in the elegant Miramar District is just off the famous 5th Avenue and one block from the sea. Upper units offer impressive sea views […]


<font color="red">Long Term Only (min 2 months)</font>Conveniently located between 3rd and 5th avenue on 20th this impressive building offers Studios, 1 bed and two bed units in the exclusive Miramar District of Havana. Just minutes from the fashion house of La Maison and the restaurant complex Dos Gardenias, home of the famous Al Jibe, you’ll […]


Founded in 1926, halfway between the city's historic center and modern area, the Lincoln Hotel is certainly Islazul's best option in Havana.Its private atmosphere is further enhanced by the comfort of its rooms and the great services offered at the bar, lobby bar, sun deck, and three restaurants: EL COLONIAL, which serves international dishes; EL […]

Oasis Panorama Habana

The hotel is in the area of the embassies in Miramar, City of the Havana, directly beside the sea, in front of the business center Miramar Trade Center Address: Avenue 3ra, Remain silent 70, Miramar [Show more information or Book It]

CIS La Pradera

This hotel is located in a green belt area, 15 km from the city center and 3 km from the International Conference Center; it is an ideal site for enjoying a pleasant and healthy stay in Cuba Address: Calle 230 e/15a y 17, Siboney, Playa [Show more information or Book It]

Carrusel Bello Caribe

The Carrusel Bello Caribe is to the west of Havana, at a distance of 10 km from José Martí international airport. This hotel is cosy and hospitable. It is decorated with beautiful pieces of art produced by renowned Cuban painters, including Mariano, Flora Fong, Fabelo, Zaida del Río and Choco. In a peaceful atmosphere, this […]


The two star Mariposa hotel, located 15 km away from José Martí international airport, provides its guests with the opportunity to rest in a quiet and comfortable setting Address: Autopista Novia del Mediodia Km 6½ Aroyo Arenas, La Lisa [Show more information or Book It]

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