Dear clients and friends: 

Happy New Year!  We hope your 2017 is off to a great start.  January always proves to be a busy month for us as vacation schedules are getting approved and people start planning their travels.  

Where do you want to go this year?  How about... 

                                                                      CUBA!

The travel industry has been abuzz about the Caribbean nation for the past year as the travel requirements are changing, airlines are starting to provide scheduled service, and ports are opening up to the cruise ships.  It is an exciting time! 

Go for a drive in a classic 1950s car, enjoy fresh seafood and amazing cuisine, sample rum at the local factory, take some salsa dancing lessons, and perhaps enjoy one of those famous Cuban cigars.  But most of all, connect with the locals and enjoy this warm and engaging culture.  
Major cruise lines are now offering stops in Havana and other ports, here are some options:
  • Azamara Club Cruises:  12-night Hemingway Hideaways, round trip from Miami, March 2017, with an overnight in Havana.
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines:  4-day sailings to Cuba, round trip from Miami, May 2017.  Only FIVE departures are available aboard the Norwegian Sky.
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises:  a 7-night Sunset Splendors cruise, round trip from Miami.  Two departures, April 1 or April 8.
  • Oceania Cruises:  two 10-night sailings and one 14-night sailing, all in March, round trip from Miami.
  • Fathom:  7-night cruises, round trip from Miami.  Multiple departures available, with stops in THREE Cuban ports!  
If you're looking for a more in-depth exploration of the country, Professional Travel Service, Inc. is pleased to partner with Cultural Explorations Cuba to provide a land-based journey that will immerse you in the Cuban culture.  Small groups,  large groups, themed departures, and custom itineraries are all available!


I am sure there will be more Cuban opportunities opening up in the near future, but there are some exciting options available if you want to go now.  

Thank you for reading our newsletter!  We appreciate your continued business, and the connections we have made with so many of you.  Please call us with any questions or insights, we would love to hear from you, 425-827-5656, or toll free at 1-800-275-9876.

Sincerely,
Anita Bornemann, Owner
Professional Travel Service, Inc.
Kirkland, WA

P.S. --  We have created an archive of these newsletters on our website, so if you remember seeing an announcement in a previous email that you'd like to follow up on, you can look for it there.
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Anita Bornemann
Owner, Professional Travel Service, Inc.
  (425) 827 5656 
anita@ptserv.com