Entries tagged: Cuba

10 Things You Need to Know About Cuba Travel Now

10 Things You Need to Know About Cuba Travel Now

UPDATE: On June 4, 2019, the US State Department implemented additional travel restrictions on Cuba travel for US citizens. Group educational and cultural trips are banned alongside cruise ships, yachts, and private planes. Despite this news, please note that commercial airline flights remain unaffected, and Ker & Downey’s Support for the Cuban People programs are still permitted.

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Traveling to Cuba with Ker & Downey

Traveling to Cuba with Ker & Downey

We have been partnering with travelers to create their own journeys to Cuba since August 2015. Recent policy changes on American travel have stirred up questions about traveling to Cuba. The good news: it’s not out of reach with Ker & Downey.

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Exploring the Real Cuba with Ker & Downey

Exploring the Real Cuba with Ker & Downey

On December 1, 2016, Ker & Downey travelers Judith, Adrian, Astrid, and Marc departed on Delta’s inaugural flight from Miami to Havana – a flight 55 years in the making. Below, Judith recounts their favorite support for the Cuban people experiences in Cuba with Ker & Downey, which took place during Cuba’s mandated period of mourning for Fidel Castro, and describes why traveling to Cuba with Ker & Downey can truly make all the difference.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites to See With Ker & Downey

UNESCO World Heritage Sites to See With Ker & Downey

Travel with Ker & Downey to see UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe. You’ll enjoy the best of luxury travel with private guides and custom journeys. Ningaloo Coast, Australia The Ningaloo Coast is one of Western Australia’s natural treasures. Named to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2011, the 604,500 hectare coast is alive with an abundance of marine life, turquoise waters, and dazzling white beaches set against a backdrop of rugged limestone ranges. It’s also home to annual migrations of sea turtles, dolphins, humpback whales, manta rays, manatees, and whale sharks who can average 40 feet in […]

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Luxury Travel to Cuba: Enriching, Meaningful, and Unexpected

Luxury Travel to Cuba: Enriching, Meaningful, and Unexpected

Luxury travel to Cuba is something we’re going to start seeing more often. Travel with Ker & Downey as we take luxury travel to Cuba to a whole new level. Here, Carol LaMastra Weil explains what keeps drawing her back to Cuba. It is that rare and satisfying travel experience when a place you have dreamed about, studied, followed your whole life, actually delivers in deep and meaningful ways once you arrive. Cuba always intrigued me, ever since I first learned about the embargo in high school many, many, many years ago. Obviously our political relationship with the island nation is […]

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Luxury Cuba Tour with Ker & Downey

Luxury Cuba Tour with Ker & Downey

Ker & Downey’s luxury Cuba tour is a people-to-people trip that takes a social journey into the soul of the island nation through the handiwork and talents of its people.  Cuba has suddenly jumped to the top of many travel lists as the must-go destination of 2015. The historic re-opening of the embassy, initiation of trade, and eased travel restrictions have international significance in all sectors. At Ker & Downey, we’re excited about the rare opportunity to explore another culture in its purist form, reaching the shores of Cuba before globalization takes hold. Experts believe that business in Cuba will remain […]

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