According to the Embassy of Cuba in Moscow, more than 146 000 Russians visited Cuba in 2021. Compared to 2020, the tourist flow from Russia has almost doubled.
Most often, Russians in 2021 visited the resorts of Varadero (82,3 thousand arrivals) and Cayo Coco (61,4 thousand) in Cuba. Also, about 1,5 thousand Russians entered Cuba through the Havana airport.
The tour operator Coral Travel has started its flight program to Holguin since January 26th. The flights of Royal Flight are announced on Wednesdays. Also, there are direct flights from Moscow to Varadero with a frequency of 2 times a week.
The tour operator Anex Tour has been flying from St. Petersburg to Varadero since December. Direct flights on the boards of Azur Air are carried out once every 11 days. So far, this is the only regional flight program to Cuba.
Intourist tour operator flies to Cuba with Azur Air from Moscow. There are 4 flights a week to Varadero, and one flight to Cayo Coco every 11 days.
Also, in the assortment of Intourist the tour operator offers tours on regular Aeroflot flights to Varadero and the Cuban capital. Aeroflot resumed the flight program on the Moscow-Havana route at the end of December.
The tour operator Pegas Touristik in cooperation with Nordwind airline offers the flights to Cayo Coco with departures 2 times a week (on Tuesdays and Fridays) and to Varadero (twice a week - on Wednesday and Saturday). Also, package tours with a flight to Havana and vacation at the hotels of Varadero are available for booking.
Package tours to Cuba can also be purchased from another tour operator - Tui Russia. The company takes blocks of seats on Azur Air flights from Moscow to Varadero and Cayo Coco, and also offers tours on regular flights from Moscow to Havana.
Moreover, the tour operators Russian Express, Ics Travel Group, Pax, Pac Group and Tez Tour offer tours to Cuba on regular Aeroflot flights to Varadero and Havana.