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Circumnavigating Cuba on the Louis Cristal with New Canadian Cruise Line Cuba Cruise

Travel and Hotel News


September 21, 2011

The sun deck aboard the Louis Cristal cruise ship from Cuba Cruise

With the easing of travel restrictions, Cuba is slowly becoming one of the most popular travel destinations on the planet, and as of December 2012, travelers will have a new way to visit. Canadian cruise line Cuba Cruise has announced regular weeklong voyages around the island on the 1,200-passenger Louis Cristal. Featuring Cuban music and dance, as well as local guides and interpreters, each cruise will offer a full immersion into the Cuban lifestyle — with a few exceptions, such as the Canadian beer served on board! Guided tours will include six UNESCO World Heritage Sites and four national parks, and the varied collection of excursions will also encompass Cuba's rich cultural history, from cigar and rum outlets to Hemingway's favorite haunts.

Rates from $586 to $1,565, depending on the week. For more information, visit www.yourcubacruise.com


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