How does our trips fall under the category of Support for Cuban People?
The Support for Cuban People category means that the tours are structured in a way that directly benefit Cuban people and emphasizes cultural interactions between Americans and Cubans which will provide a deeper understanding of Cuban life and its people, something which the independent travelers wouldn’t necessarily experience. Our trips have always directly benefited Cuban people because we work with Cuban entrepreneurs, those who casas particulares, paladares, independent guides and small businesses. In this way, your trip is directlyl benefiting Cuban people.
A people-to-people tour is a group tour in which a US chaperone must be the group at all time whereas the category of Support for Cuban people it is not required thus it is the way to have a legal travel to Cuba for Americans. Espíritu Travel to Cuba offers specially designed Support for Cuba People itineraries which will allow you to travel to Cuba without a special permit legally even with the recent changes in the regulations.