ORLANDO, Fla., May 04, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — On July 8th Island Travel & Tours, Ltd. will begin its new non-stop service between Orlando, Florida and Havana, Cuba with two flights a week, one each on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Orlando is the entertainment capital of the southeast and a popular destination for Americans and visitors from throughout the world. Its central location places 60% of Florida’s population within a two hour drive of Orlando’s airport and numerous entertainment parks such as Disney World, Epcot Center, Universal Orlando, Sea World Orlando, Discovery Cove and many more.
Phil Brown, Executive Director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, points out “the convenient access of Orlando International Airport further positions the airport as a gateway to desired destinations around the world.” This new destination for Orlando clearly supports that goal.
“We are very excited about providing this new service as our company is constantly seeking new ways to provide our clients the ultimate in customer service. New routes to Cuba that will make our clients visit to the island more convenient and more enjoyable is a primary company objective,” said Bill Hauf, President of Island Travel & Tours, Ltd. “These new flights will provide more options to more travelers wanting to visit Cuba including local colleges, universities, religious groups, business organizations, cultural institutions, and agricultural companies that are legally eligible to travel to Cuba.”
Island Travel & Tours, has joined with iHeart radio in a promotion that began today offering over 100 free of carrier charges flight tickets on Island Travel & Tours air charter flights between Orlando and Havana. (US Government taxes and fees of $63 and Cuba Departure Tax of $25 and Cuban mandatory medical insurance of $46 per passenger are applicable to award travel).
Passengers to Cuba will be traveling for educational purposes under a US Department of Treasury OFAC General License.
The 90 minute flights will be flown by Swift Air and will use 126 passenger Boeing 737-300 aircraft with 114 Coach Seats and 12 First Class Seats.
Island Travel & Tours, Ltd. also flies 6 times a week from Miami to Havana and provides complete land packages including hotels, rent-a-cars and complete tour programs through the Cuban island.
All of ITT’s flights have received official US Government approval by the US Department of Transportation.
For more information please contact Island Travel & Tours, Ltd. at their Tampa Office at 813-872-8313 or the Miami office at 786-953-5906.
SOURCE: Island Travel & Tours, Ltd.
Island Travel & Tours, Ltd.
William J. Hauf, 786-953-5906
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Market Watch, May 4, 2015