Marriott, Starwood Eye ‘Green Light’ for Expansion into Cuba

There are few destinations where major hotel chains like Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have yet to make their presence felt. But Cuba is one of them. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the two companies are working to complete deals that would allow them to begin doing business in the Caribbean island nation,…

Shared Ownership In Cuba, The Next Frontier

In 2014, 350,091 U.S. citizens arrived into Cuba and the numbers are rising. This was the second-largest nationality in terms of visitors after Canada. International arrivals in Cuba have increased a staggering 18% from January to August, compared to last year, just at the time when the US Embassy in Havana has been reopened. Jet…