On December 17, 2014, the United States and Cuba announced steps towards the normalization of diplomatic relations for the first time in almost 56 years. Within an hour of the announcement, venturecuba.com was registered as a domain.
Commerce in Cuba will develop quickly, but there are will be complex situations unlike anywhere else in the world. VentureCuba will be the platform for information,news and available opportunities. It will be a business community where entrepreneurs come together to establish deals. Though the United States , especially Miami, is poised to benefit the most, the site welcomes businesspeople from everywhere in the world.
The travel industry is already benefiting from legal ,educational trips from the US to Cuba. Travel will expand exponentially. Pictured above is Cayo Coco, only about 45 minutes by air from Miami – and almost totally undeveloped.
NEWS FLASH ……… As of tomorrow morning, January 16th, many features of the Embargo are relaxed. Miami Herald article here. Tourism ( other than educational ) is still not permitted , general business or journalism related travel no longer requires US Treasury Department permission. Details coming as they are provided.