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Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Key Information for Travelers to on COVID-19 in Cuba
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs: Cuba Prohibited Accommodations List Initial Publication (September 18, 2020)
US Embassy in Cuba: COVID-19 Information
The Congressional Research Service works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. This department recently published the following two reports:
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members and other interested citizens/organizations in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. This organization has a whole section dedicated to the US-Policy regarding Cuba.
Cuba Travel Network is an incoming services travel agency which has an online guide on how to travel legally to Cuba from the U.S.
Cuba Unique (Travel Agency) – Americans in Cuba: Travel Requirements to Cuba in 2021
Tour Republic is an online marketplace where Cuban entrepreneurs offer unique experiences to help travelers enjoy a memorable trip to Cuba. This OTA published two articles to help U.S. travelers prepare their trip to Cuba:
The Hill – “Biden shows little desire to reverse Trump’s Cuba policies” May 31, 2021
Los Angeles Times – “Biden to resume remittances, travel to Cuba, but other Obama-era overtures will take a while” February 12, 2021
New York Times – “Trump Administration Adds to American Travel Restrictions in Cuba” September 24, 2020
Travel Weekly – “The Effect of the Cuba ‘Restricted List’ on American Travelers,” December 4, 2018.
Miami Herald – “U.S. Softens its Cuba Travel Advisory, But Still Advises Caution,” August 23, 2018.
CNN Travel – “Travel to the Caribbean during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go” August 2, 2021
Capture the Atlas – “Is Cuba Open for Travel? – Latest Cuba Travel Restrictions” June 5, 2021
El País – “Russians, vaccines, sun and sand to reactivate the Cuban tourism industry” April 30, 2021
ViaHero – “Can I Travel to Cuba? Here’s What You Need to Know” February 22, 2021
Reuters – “Cuba to require pre-arrival COVID-19 tests as cases rebound” December 23, 2020
Travel Weekly – “What’s the latest on travel to Cuba?” July 13, 2021
Travel Weekly – “Specialists talk about the future of Cuba travel” December 29, 2020
Lonely Planet – “The new rules for Americans visiting Cuba” December 17, 2020.
Travel Pulse – “Cuba: What’s Changed and What’s Coming for 2019,” February 20, 2019.
Boston Globe – “Don’t Believe the Hype, or the Rhetoric. Cuba is Still Open and Ready for American Travelers,” February 19, 2019.
Miami Herald – “U.S. Bookings to Cuba Expected to Rise, but Americans Still Confused About Travel Rules,” February 13, 2019.
Travel Weekly – “The status of travel to Cuba for Americans“ October 6, 2020.
Lonely Planet – “The new rules for Americans Visiting Cuba“ December 17, 2020.
Vanity Fair – “The Real Story Behind the Havana Embassy Mystery,” January 6, 2019.
The New Yorker – “The Mystery of the Havana Syndrome,” November 19, 2018.
The Hill – “State Dept: No Answers in Sonic Attacks in Cuba, China,” July 11, 2018.
Miami Herald – “Mystery Deepens in Havana as U.S. Confirms a 26th Diplomat in Cuba Suffered Health Symptoms,” June 28, 2018.
ProPublica – “The Sound and the Fury: Inside the Mystery of the Havana Embassy,” February 14, 2018.
Huffington Post – “Whose Man in Havana? Why? And How? What We Should Really Be Asking and Doing About the Sonic Attacks on U.S. Embassy Personnel,” October 5, 2017.
Seatrade Cruise News – “Cruise companies in four Cuba lawsuits are discussing settlement” February 26, 2021
Travel Weekly – “With Biden as president, could we see Cuba cruises again?” November 10, 2020
Skift – “Cruise Lines Are Going Just About Everywhere in 2019,” January 6, 2019.
USA Today – “Cruise Giant Carnival to Offer First Voyages From New York to Cuba,” November 13, 2018.
Miami Herald – “Virgin Voyages’ Adult-Only Cruise Ship Will Make Havana its First Destination,” October 31, 2018.
Forbes – “Luxury Cruise Line Announces New Immersive Voyage to Cuba,” October 3, 2018.