OFAC Changes

Contact To Cuba Now for Group Travel to Cuba

Contact To Cuba Now for group travel to Cuba.  On July 25th, OFAC (Office of Foreign Asset Control) issued additional guidance on business and travel to Cuba.  Updated guidelines will allow “group travel” to Cuba under qualified programs, as offered by, To Cuba Now.  OFAC changes will only affect individual self directed travel, individual travel will no longer qualify under new Treasury Department guidelines.

 

Cuba Business Travel

Providing world-class insight and advice on the emerging Cuba market

Working closely with our key partners in Cuba, we provide the business and legal guidance to navigate the challenges and opportunities presented by current U.S./Cuba relations – organizing business travel and cultural exchange related travel programs to Cuba for U.S. individuals, businesses and organizations.

Cuba today is poised – like never before – for economic development and growth

The recent change in U.S. Policy in 2015, coupled with legal changes in Cuba, allowing for private ownership, entrepreneurism and private enterprise means that we are at an historic juncture in U.S.-Cuba relations and the future of the island and her people.

Our Cuba travel programs provide a customized approach to allow you to see, hear and feel what it’s like to live, work and do business in Cuba

There are extraordinary new opportunities for U.S. businesses, non-profit and educational institutions to work in tandem with the Cuban people on projects related to: future economic development in Cuba: the reconstruction of historic buildings and future structural development, professional training and entrepreneurship, agricultural and rural development, private enterprise financing and numerous other activities.

Have a “meaningful impact” in Cuba while being a part of history

Your organization can position itself as a benefactor and beneficiary of the ongoing transformation in Cuba for years to come. Cuba is a melting pot of history, culture, creativity, and enduring potential; a potential that is today simply waiting to be maximized.

Cuba in the News

Passport to Cuba: The surprising connection between Cleveland and Cuba, and why it matters

In early October, Cleveland became the first northern port city to sign a memo of understanding with Cuba’s maritime administration—effectively paving the way for future trade possibilities. NPR’s “All Things Considered” called the move an “economic olive branch” amid rising diplomatic tensions between the U.S. and Cuba, and should the current trade embargo be lifted, Cleveland would likely be in pole position to conduct business with the island nation. See more at Passport to Cuba: The surprising connection between Cleveland and Cuba and why it matters

Inside Havana’s First New Five-Star Luxury Hotel

Cuba’s first true five-star luxury hotel has finally opened. The long-awaited Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana debuted in June in the historic heart of the UNESCO-designated Old Havana—just days before President Trump announced new restrictions on travel to Cuba. For travelers eager to see this landmark hotel—and the magical city in which it is located—now is the time to go.

Contact us for group travel to Cuba. On July 25th, OFAC (Office of Foreign Asset Control) issued additional guidance on business and travel to Cuba. Updated guidelines will allow “group travel” to Cuba under qualified programs, as offered by To Cuba Now. OFAC changes will only affect individual self directed travel, individual travel will no longer qualify under new Treasury Department guidelines.  See more at . . . Inside Havana’s First New Five-Star Luxury Hotel

How can US businesses and investors track improvement of the business climate in Cuba?

The recent tightening of US policy toward Cuba makes business opportunities more limited, but falls well short of a reversal of the historic opening with Cuba in 2015. For the time being, American companies and investors can use several economic and political indicators to track in what places and how quickly US commercial policy may change favorably. See more at … How can US businesses and investors track improvement of the business climate in Cuba?

 

 

Connect with To Cuba Now and let’s get the discussion started! Let us know your industry, your specific interests – or even a quick Q & A on how you can get involved in the historic, exciting opportunities that To Cuba Now can faciliate. This is our specialty, our interest – our passion – so we look forward to it!