HAVANA, March 11th Cuba used to depend on aid from its oil-rich ally Venezuela. But with Venezuela in turmoil, opening luxury hotels is “a new stage,” but also “a necessity,” Cuba’s Tourism Minister says as his country scrambles for other revenue sources.
HAVANA, Jan. 25th (Xinhua) Havana’s skyline is gradually looking glitzier as luxury hotels rise above the cobblestone streets of the capital. In the past year and a half, the island’s first two luxury hotels, considered five-star-plus, have opened in the city’s historical downtown area, known as Havana Vieja, or Old Havana.
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