US cruise industry wants in on Cuba

Cuba

The normalization of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba is moving forward and so are the cruise lines that are ready to set sail for the island.

CCTV America’s Nitza Soledad Perez filed the story from Miami.

The US cruise industry works to get stops in Cuba

The US cruise industry works to get stops in Cuba

The normalization of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba is moving forward and so are the cruise lines that are ready to set sail for the island. CCTV America's Nitza Soledad Perez filed the story from Miami.

Highlights:

  • There is only 222 miles between Port Miami, the cruise industry headquarters and Cuba.
  • A long political stalemate is still preventing U.S. cruise liners and its passengers to stop on the island.
  • The American Society of Travel Agents estimates that more than half a million American cruise travelers would visit Cuba within the first two years.