Royal Caribbean becomes the second cruise line to gain approval for U.S.
to Cuba trips
BY CHABELI HERRERA
Royal Caribbean Cruises will set sail for Cuba, the company announced
The Florida-to-Cuba cruises will launch aboard cruise lines Royal
Caribbean International and Azamara Club Cruises for people-to-people
trips, the Miami-based cruise company said. Itineraries will be released
in the near future, Royal Caribbean said.
"Our guests have expressed real interest in having the opportunity to
experience Cuba, and we look forward to bringing them there," said
Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, in a
statement. "Our discussions with our travel partners indicate that Cuba
is a destination that appeals to a new generation of travelers."
Carnival Corp.'s Fathom brand was the first American cruise line to gain
approval to sail to Cuba.
This story will be updated.
Source: Royal Caribbean, Azamara cruise lines receive approval to sail
to Cuba | Miami Herald -