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Article: Gateway to Cuba: Experience Two New Destinations Beyond Havana

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Royal Caribbean International recently announce two new port of calls in Cuba, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. They currently have two Royal Caribbean ships traveling to Cuba. Empress of the Seas and Majesty of the Seas sail from Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale, offering immersive Cuba-inspired entertainment, cuisine and guest lectures onboard.

For 2018 and 2019 Royal Caribbean has Several Itineraries that include 4-8 nights cruises. Some of these are Cuba Getaway, which offers 4 or 5 nights Havana plus enjoy additional stops in Key West, Nassau or CocoCay. They have the just announced Immersive Cuba, offering 6-8 night journeys to two unique Cuban ports — Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. Havana Overnight offers two days in port and a night allowing you to experience a Havana Sunset and the chance to see the legendary Cabaret Tropicana.

For a full article of the two new ports head over to Royal Caribbean Connect for more information.

Havana, Cuba is a picturesque city with color-splashed walls and classic cars, but it’s not the only place on this island nation that has plenty to offer a traveler. Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos offer their own unique adventures like numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Instagram-worthy seaside attractions (one of which made our Top Five Beaches list). And with two Royal Caribbean ships visiting all three of these destinations, you can visit each of them on just one vacation: Here’s the inside scoop on each of these culturally rich destinations. And don’t worry; we have the answers to your burning travel questions about Cuba—from passports and currency, to the customary cigar purchase. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba’s Cultural Capital Immerse yourself in the history of Santiago de Cuba with a tour of breathtaking sites like the Moncada Museum, which was named after General Guillermo Moncada, a hero in Cuba’s war for independence from Spain. There’s also Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, the

Source: Gateway to Cuba: Experience Two New Destinations Beyond Havana | Royal Caribbean Connect

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