Cuba -- 'The Next Hot Holiday Destination' Reports

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Cuba has been quietly and steadily getting its tourism act together for several years now, and summer 2010 is looking like being the biggest year so far for Cuba holidays, reports So what's the story?

Not so long ago, Cuba was a pretty low profile destination, perhaps suffering somewhat because of its communist status

Once closed to the outside world, Cuba has opened its doors to tourism and people are flocking there in droves. The climate's fantastic, the people are wonderfully warm and friendly and everywhere you go the air is filled with music. The Caribbean provides a delightful backdrop to all this, and low cost flights to Cuba have made Cuba much more accessible.

“Not so long ago, Cuba was a pretty low profile destination, perhaps suffering somewhat because of its communist status,” comments cheap flights and low cost holidays site Ecommerce Director Troy Collins. “But in recent years the public’s acceptance of Cuba as a fantastic holiday destination alongside its Caribbean neighbours now means that the magic, music, mystery and romance of Cuba are as likely option as any other in the region.”    

Cuba holidays deliver much more than sun, sea and sand. Because the country was a communist stronghold for so many years, there's a real flavour of the 1950s. The cars, the architecture... in some respects it's a country lost in time, trapped in the mid-20th century. In other respects it's a thoroughly modern, vibrant place and the tourist facilities, most of which are brand new or only a few years old, are as good as you'll find anywhere in the Caribbean.

The combination of old and new, modern and traditional is a highly attractive one and this year has noticed a distinct rise in the popularity of Cuba holidays and low cost flights to Cuba. “We've been slightly surprised by the demand we've experienced so far” says Collins. “Perhaps it's the low cost of flights and the bargain holidays available, or perhaps the news about Cuba's unique character and flavour is spreading. Whatever the reason, 2010 is looking like Cuba's biggest year yet.”

About was founded in June 2005. The site is a leading flight, accommodation, holiday and car hire price comparison service. travel partners are industry leaders offering the most competitive market travel deals. is not a tour operator or travel agent, it does not sell any travel products. When a travel selection is made, the final transaction is completed in real-time, direct with the operator or agent that the customer has chosen. Alongside the price comparison search and Real Deals the website provides a price tracker, travel tips, destination content and weather trends.


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