How Travel to Cuba May Change for U.S.
President Obama’s order on Dec. 17 to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than 50 years has many ramifications, including for travel. Many restrictions remain in place for Americans wanting to visit Cuba, but the order makes it easier for a number of prospective travelers.
Q. What impact will President Obama’s announcement have on the number of Americans wanting to travel to Cuba?
A. It’s too early to tell but there was a large increase in online searches for United States-to-Cuba travel after the announcement, according to the data marketing company Sojern, which has access to real-time information from major airlines, online travel agencies and search engines.