U.S. demand for travel to Cuba is making a steady comeback.
Since May, tour operators like insightCuba, are seeing increases in leads and bookings, while new hotels on the island are about to launch and U.S. airlines are increasing routes.
“Early signs of a comeback began in early January but were inconsistent, with ups and downs through April, but then in May, something started to happen,” Tom Popper, president of insightCuba told Caribbean Journal. “For the first time in over a year we are showing consistent signs of growth in the marketplace. Each month sales revenue is growing by 25 percent as compared with the previous month.”
But there’s more.
Due to confusion surrounding U.S. travel regulations last year, group demand was at an all-time low, according to insightCuba.
However, since July, the company has seen a 10-fold increase in group requests which are translating into fully deposited bookings, including an increase in multi-generational families as well as professional organizations. Read More