Caribbean Tourism

Cuba

CUBA: USEFUL INFORMATION

TOURIST OFFICES Cuba Tourist Board in UK Cuba Tourist Board 154 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JT UK Tel: 020 7240 6655 Fax: 020 7836 9265 UK Email: tour...@cubasi.info Official website: http://www.cubatravel.cu/otros/index.php Cuba Embassies Cuban Interest Section, Washington DC, United States: +1 202 797 8518. Cuban Embassy, London, United Kingdom: +44...

CUBA: WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING: Restaurants available - Local, International, Chinese, Japanese, Argentinean and Vegetarian. A 10-15% optional gratuity is customary (gratuities are not included). NIGHTLIFE: Entertainment available includes: Discos. Theaters. Nightclubs. Cinemas. The famous Tropicana cabaret and other cabarets of various hotels. SHOPPING: Authentic Cuban arts,...

CUBA: COUNTRY PROFILE AND MAP

GEOGRAPHY: The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago made up of the Island of Cuba, the Island of La Juventud and approximately 4,195 cays and isles. It has a total surface area of 110,922 square km. It is located at the entrance of the Gulf of Mexico in the Caribbean Sea. Cuba is 140 km from The Bahamas, 180 km from Florida, 210 km from Cancún and 146 km from...

CUBA: MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS: Foreigners, including tourists, who wish to open a bank account in Cuba, may do so at Banco Financiero Internacional (a private bank). This bank has relations with major cities worldwide. BANKING HOURS: Monday to Friday: 0900 - 1300. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: January 1: Liberation Day. May 1: Labor Day. July 26: National Rebellion Day. October 10:...

CUBA: HOW TO GET THERE

AIRLINES: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Aeropostal, Air Europe, Air Jamaica, Condor, Cubana de Aviacion, Iberia, L.T.U., Ladeco, Mexicana, Taag, Viasa. Faesa. Lacsa. AIRPORTS: Major airports: Havana International, 25 km from hotel zones. Varadero International, 15 km from hotel zone. Santiago de Cuba International, 15 km from hotel zone. Holguin, 60 km from...

Cuba, largest of the Caribbean islands

Cuba, largest of the Caribbean islands and 90 miles south of Florida, is a fascinating place to visit. With a predictably delightful climate, the island is agricultural. Large crops of sugar, citrus and tobacco grow in the rolling hills. Mountains are lush and scenic. Sands on the splendid beaches (137) are shades of purest white to black. Renewed interest...

Introduction

Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean Sea, located at the entrance to the Gulf of Mexico. The main island, together with the Isle of Youth -formerly the Isle of Pines- surrounded by over 4,000 cays and inlets. Cuba, with a coastline of beautiful beaches and inlets, has three main geographical regions. In the west, the mountains slope down into fertile...