Though just 90 miles from the United States, Cuba remains a location difficult to access for many Americans, but it’s once again possible only through educational travel. On this in-depth, six-night program, travelers will experience this enigmatic island through the eyes of its people. See Havana through specially-arranged meetings with locals from all walks of life, including artists, diplomats, and museum directors. Savor Cuban cuisine en vogue paladares, dining in the homes of Havana residents who open their kitchen and set their tables for travelers to rest and eat.
- Engage with Cuba’s leading creators in exclusive gatherings, with intimate discussions at the homes and studios of artists, a private rehearsal at a famous dance company, and a phenomenal evening of art and music at Havana’s Fábrica de Arte Cubano.
- Celebrate and mingle with fellow travelers at exclusive receptions, including a cocktail reception with a sumptuous dinner in the company of the President of The Ludwig Foundation of Cuba and an after-tours tour and reception at the dazzling Ceramics Museum.
- Meet the thought leaders who are shaping Cuban society, including the former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, who will share profound insights on Cuban politics.
- Spend a day in the western province of Pinar del Río, known for its lush tobacco plantations. In the Viñales Valley, we will encounter spectacular caves, underground rivers, and the famous Mogotes, the iconic hillocks of the region.
Day 1: Arrive Havana
Day 2: Havana
Day 3: Havana/Viñales
Day 4: Havana
Day 5: Havana
Day 6: Havana
Day 7: Depart Havana
**Pricing Subject to change - See Operator Terms & Conditions**
Ramon Lecuona T is an assistant professor of business administration in Tuck’s strategy group. He earned his PhD in business administration at the London Business School and a Master of Public Policy degree at Harvard University. Before joining Tuck, he was part of the faculty at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Prior to that, Ramon served as a staff member of the Office of the President of Mexico for more than seven years. His academic research is focused on the design of organizational structures that make firms more productive and innovative, and he has specific expertise in the field of mobile communications and the offshoring of production facilities to emerging markets. In addition to his academic work, Professor Lecuona T has been part of the founding team of multiple start-ups and serves as an adviser for senior leaders of multinational companies and governmental agencies. He teaches Tuck’s core strategy course.