Cuba sees tourism dropping 8.5% due to Trump travel restrictions

Dancers of the famed Cuban cabaret Tropicana perform at the closing ceremony of a tourism fair in Havana, Cuba May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini/Files

HAVANA (Reuters) – Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday, and the decline in arrivals will further hurt Cuba’s already ailing centrally planned economy. A boom in tourism over the last few years has helped […]

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