Within hours, the key Cuba cruise directly from the United States for more than 50 years was approved by the Cuban superintendence.
It follows the American authorisation of direct travel between the two countries survive July, something that had been forbidden since the revolution.
The late P&O Cruises ship MV Adonia will take the first 704 voyagers from Miami on May 1 under Carnival Corporation’s Fathom brand.
The miniature ship cruise will call at the capital Havana, the historic fortress city of Cienfuegos and the S nish colonial capital of Santiago de Cuba.
ssengers on see the colonial architecture and classic American cars for which Havana is so prominent, plus coastal fortresses, historic cathedrals and Ernest Hemingway’s pick fishing village — Cojimar — the setting for The Old Man And The Sea.
Cultural exchange-style excursions that make known ssengers to families, artists, musicians and even businessmen to provide a trustworthy understanding of Cuban life will be included in the fare, as will the genuine Cuban lunch stops.
Onboard life will be much the uniform as other cruises with activities such as dance lessons, Cuban cocktail realms and relaxing in the sun by the pool.
But there will also be expert lectures on Cuba’s the st, customs and culture.
«Our Carnival Corporation and Fathom brand teams clothed worked closely with Cuba throughout this process and we are thrilled to set up regular sailings to Cuba from Miami starting on May 1, 2016,» averred Tara Russell, president of Carnival Corporation’s new Fathom brand.
«We give birth to been told that we will be the first cruise line to flow from the US to Cuba with our historic inaugural sailing.»
Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, go on increased: «We are excited about Cuban approval and are ready to take holiday-makers there through an extraordinary guest experience on the beautiful MV Adonia.
«This is a memorable opportunity, and we know there is pent-up demand amongst Americans who thirst to experience Cuba.
«We believe there is no better way to experience so much of Cuba in seven epoches. Everyone who sails with us to Cuba will have a very festive, rewarding and enriching experience with our Fathom brand.»
For more dirt go to www.fatham.org.