On the eve of Obama's visit to Cuba, Starwood has signed deals with three Cuban companies to take over management of several Havana hotels.
Delays in Cuba's government licensing process are putting U.S.-to-Cuba cruise plans on hold, but operators hope to get going soon.
Today was the deadline for U.S. airlines to put in their bids for rights to fly regular air service to Cuba, and they're jumping in with both feet.
Cuba's fleet of classic American cars is legendary, and as with most legends, the truth is actually more interesting than the shiny story.
In Cuba, 19th century nationalist Jose Marti outranks all the other national icons, including Fidel and Che; his tomb in Santiago draws many visitors.
Havana, off-limits to most Americans for half a century, is a city in the midst of big changes, whose ultimate direction is not yet all that clear.
After over 50 years, scheduled air service between the U.S. and Cuba will resume, as early as this fall, under an agreement signed yesterday.
Once the Presidential Palace (and scene of an attempted coup d'etat) this impressive building is now a museum of Cuba's revolutions. In front, a piece of the 17th-century city wall.
Spotted along the Malecon in Havana, this piece of limestone, whose softer elements have been washed away by years of water, looks almost as if it were soft ribbons of lace.
On Santiago de Cuba's waterfront, a fleet of colorful small fishing boats, owned by a fishermen's cooperative, finds its home.
Santiago de Cuba's Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption is a well-polished gem with a long history of disaster and plunder behind it.
Like many port cities, Santiago spills down its hills (or up, if you prefer), leading to creative adaptations.
More of Cuba's unusual cars, and some further notes on them...
A visit to the lovely Havana Cathedral, a 18th century Baroque church, the finest of its type in Cuba.
Winter days shoveling snow remind TG Guru GarryRF of sunnier days on a Cuban beach.