Following the announcement by the Cuban Ministry of Tourism of the gradual reopening of borders as of November 15, the Iberostar Group has announced a planned schedule of reopenings for the coming months to bring its hotels in Cuba back to normal.
On Nov. 1, Grupo Iberostar plans to reopen Iberostar Grand Packard, its top luxury property on the island, along with the Iberostar Selection Bella Vista Varadero, Iberostar Selection Ensenachos, Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Ensenachos, and Iberostar Daiquiri, just in time for this year's Black Friday.
On Dec. 1, Iberostar Bella Costa, in Varadero, and Iberostar Selection Holguín will reopen along with the Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Holguín.
On Dec. 22, Iberostar Playa Alameda and Iberostar Heritage Grand Trinidad, which, in addition to the previous ones, will be ready to welcome those who decide to celebrate Christmas in the Greater Antilles.
The reopening dates may depend on the reactivation of demand and airlift, the company said on Wednesday (Sept. 22).
Iberostar Selection Playa Pilar, in Cayo Guillermo, is also scheduled to open in January next year.
Grupo Iberostar provides its guests with a safe and peaceful stay, thanks to the How We Care program, with more than 300 measures that offer a safe environment, hygiene standards, social distancing and an innovative experience.
With the resumption of hotel operations in Cuba, Iberostar is reactivating its Havana-Varadero and Havana-Los Cayos package tours.
High-end Coral Level
Iberostar's reopening calendar also includes the inauguration of Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Esmeralda on December 22, reinforcing the chain's commitment to quality tourism in Cuba.
The Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Esmeralda belongs to Iberostar's new Coral Level concept, with which the company offers its guests a higher experience within another hotel.
The Coral Levels are all-inclusive luxury, exclusive getaways located in unique settings over looking the sea with a reserved area on the beach and rooms fitted out with the best conveniences.
In addition, guests at these hotels can also enjoy the facilities of the resorts or hotel in which they are staying. In this case, this Coral Level is nestled in the Iberostar Selection Esmeralda Resort.
The Iberostar Group currently has five Coral Level hotels in its portfolio worldwide, two of them in Cuba (Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Holguín and Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Ensenachos).
In keeping with the company's strategy as a benchmark for responsible tourism and as part of the Wave of Change Movement for the preservation of seas and oceans, this new hotel will b inaugurated free of single-use plastics in its rooms and is fully committed to discarding them completely in all areas.