One of the fabulous things about supporting the AMBI Gala is that you are not only giving to a worthy cause, but you have the opportunity to meet some fascinating individuals. Take Ben Soave, for example. Here, we have a gentleman who has a spent a lifetime helping others—and he isn't finished.
The Hemingway International Marlin Tournament, the fishing event in Cuba in memory of Noble laureate novelist Ernest Hemingway, held its 61st edition this year. One hundred thirty-one fishermen grouped in 21 teams from 13 countries answered the call to come in peace and friendship, said the event`s organizers.
The 10th International Nature Tourism Event (TURNAT) 2015 will take place in Pinar del Río from September 24 to 27. This tourism event which focuses on nature and the environment has practically become a tradition, demonstrating the Cuban authorities’ commitment to promoting active leisure and adventure trips.
By: Mercy Ramos, Photos by: Jose (Tito) Meriño, Jorge Victor Gavilondo and Publicitur
Cuba’s International Tourism Fair (FITCUBA) 2016 will be dedicated to Cuban culture and Canada will be the country of honor (country representing Cuba’s largest source of visitors whose number totalled over one million in 2014).
Skillful fishermen from 16 countries experienced a swell of emotions as they competed in the 62nd Ernest Hemingway International Marlin Fishing Tournament. This year's event was held, as usual, just off the coast of Havana, in a new development that strengthens the current state of the island's marine recreation.
The Ernest Hemingway International Billfish Tournament, the oldest tourism-sporting event of its kind in the world and a must for adventuresome fishing fans seeking excitement, is held every year along the Cuban coastline.
The Pan-American Dog Show held recently at Havana’s Monte Barreto Eco-friendly Park provided a unique opportunity for the exhibition of diverse breeds of dogs, allowing Cuban families to socialize and share their knowledge about animal care and exchange tips on how best to look after them.
Nautical activities rank among the most attractive and important programs offered by the Cuban tourism industry, which is why The Havana Reporter was distributed at the annual International Boat Show held in Miami last month. The newspaper, which covered this and its regular topics, was well received by most of the thousands of people who attended the February 12-16 event.
In this year´s newer version this traditional Cuban fishing tournament, tourism and sport are combined, forming one of the largest events of its kind. Cuban authorities predict that the participation at this 65th edition will be a record in the history of the tournament.
From November 7 to 9 the Havana Melia Cohiba Hotel hosted the CETA International Conference on Sustainable EduTourism attended by Canadian, Cuban and international speakers and tourism industry representatives.
In an exclusive interview with Cubaplus, Cuba's Chamber of Commerce VP Odalys Seijo asserted that this year's International Havana Trade Fair (FIHAV), the 27th, will go beyond strictly commercial promotion by also providing a space for development, friendship and multilateral cooperation.
Attendees will include exclusive Habanos cigar distributors from around the world, national and international personalities, businessmen, producers and plastic artists, among others, who will have the pleasure of tasting some of the new brands that Habanos S.A. will launch in 2015. They can discover or rediscover the roots and secrets of the Habanos culture in Cuba, a centuries-old tradition.
In September 1979 it became known to the world with the 6th Summit Conference of Heads of State or Government of the Non-Aligned Movement. Today its involvement is much more solid, as evidenced by its hosting of the Second Summit of the State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in January 2014.
The presence of more than two thousand businesspeople from across 60 countries at Havana´s 32nd International Fair (FIHAV 2014) endorsed Cuba´s desire to increasingly take part in the world economy and demonstrated international support towards this objective. The Fair, which took place from November 2 to 8, was the perfect venue not only for entrepreneurs already established on the Island but also for new potential associates attracted by the opportunities presented by the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) and the new Foreign Investment Policy.
The Habanos Festival, organized by the Habanos S.A. Corporation and the Tabacuba Business Group, celebrates its 13th Edition this year, in Havana, from February 21st to 25th. The Festival is a celebration and tribute to the Habano, a distinctive product which is the result of a unique combination of Cuban soils, climate, centuries old knowledge and history.