ASJA Cuba Trip 2020



Cuba is a country unlike any other in the world, and we invite you to join our premier, all-inclusive weeklong trip to this fascinating island country. Utilizing our extensive contacts and expertise, we’ve designed a very special, customized trip that will allow you to experience Cuba in a way few have before.

Click here to see the tentative itinerary


Our tour will take us from Havana to Cienfuegos to Trinidad, where we will meet with distinguished writers, journalists, poets, historians, political scientists, economists, and sociologists; visit museums with renowned art historians; enjoy music at private concerts with Cuba’s foremost jazz and trova artists; hear the stories of Afro-Cuban and LGBTQ activists; visit the private studios and homes of celebrated artists;  and drink and dine at the new paladars (private restaurants), introduced as part of Raul Castro’s economic reforms.










The all-inclusive cost of this March 21 – 28, 2020 weeklong tour is $3885 / $4285 per person for double / single occupancy, which includes five nights at the four-star NH Capri Hotel de Habana, two evenings at a private guesthouse in Trinidad, all ground transportation within Cuba, guided tours, seminars, lectures, entrance to Cuba’s preeminent museums and attractions, several private music concerts and dance performances, all your meals, including libations, and many other captivating activities and events.

Your journey will be hosted by Charles Bittner, who has brought thousands of academics, writers, diplomats, musicians, and physicians to Cuba. Charles teaches sociology at St. John’s University in NYC, where his work focuses on cultural and political institutions.


For the itinerary, other information, or to register, contact Charles Bittner at
For questions, call Charles at 617-833-1435.

Travel to Cuba is authorized under a “support for the Cuban people” license. A portion of the proceeds will help support ASJA.

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