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Cool cruises to hot Cuba

The Caribbean island nation heating up as a cruise destination as US-Cuba relations warm.

Tourists at the Plaza de la Catedral in Old Havana (above). Cuba is attractive to travellers because of its unique culture resulting from the country's isolation.

Celestyal Cruises (above) will introduce a seven-day Cuban itinerary from December 2015 to April 2016.

AS AMERICANS await travel restrictions to Cuba to be lifted in the wake of the recent landmark US-Cuba agreement to resume full diplomatic ties, tourists from all over the world are already flocking to the communist country - hoping to catch its retro 1950s vibe before it fades.


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