Travel to Cuba is on the up-and-up and YMT Vacations has added new dates in 2014 for its people-to-people program.
“We’ve seen our 2013 dates fill very quickly,” says Jerre Fuqua, president of YMT Vacations, “so we are pleased to continue the program and offer even more departures for travelers to choose from in 2014. Cuba has been a destination that was unavailable to Americans for so many years and now that we are able to offer this exclusive people-to-people program, interest in going there has just exploded.”
The Cuba, Its People & Culture package includes a full-time educational program in Cuba, as well as a Q&A session in Miami; 14 meals; a YMT tour manager; a Cuban guide; charter flights from Miami to Cuba; some gratuities; and a Cuban visa. Rates also include 7-night accommodations: a 1-night stay in Miami, a 4-night stay in Havana and a 2-night stay in Cayo Santa Maria. Highlights of the tour include visiting a local market in Santa Clara to meet local traders; exploring the town of Remedios, where guests will visit the cathedral and meet the priest and locals; and a visit to Viñales in the province of Pinar Del Rio to experience Cuba’s countryside.
YMT Vacations offers travel agents 10 percent commission. Rates start at $2,499 pp. For more information, call (800) 922-9000 or visit ymtvacations.com.