Cruises to Cuba Continue as Scheduled, Despite New Government Restrictions

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at recent wave of new government regulations regarding travel to Cuba led many to question how cruises to the island nation might be affected. In the three weeks since the April 17 announcement, little clarity has been provided by the U.S. government pertaining to how the policies would (or wouldn’t) affect the cruise industry. Reports of unprecedented lawsuits against Carnival Cruise Line for using ‘seized’ terminal facilities in Havana also have elevated concerns about the future of Cuba cruises. (