Author: 180fusion

December 18, 2015 180fusion No comments exist

December 17, marked the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s announcement that the US and Cuba would normalize relations and seek ways to end the embargo that has caused so much pain and harm to the Cuban people without achieving its goal of bringing about regime change in Cuba. Over the past year, much progress has been…

December 11, 2015 180fusion No comments exist

The Earth lost one of its greatest eco-warriors this week. Doug Tompkins was truly a pioneer — as an entrepreneur, outdoorsman, philanthropist, and conservationist. He was also a personal hero of mine. On Tuesday, December 8, he died in a kayaking accident on a lake in southern Chile. I’ll never forget the two times I…

September 18, 2015 180fusion No comments exist

Cross Cultural Journeys was mentioned in The Wall Street Journal this week! In an article published 9/16 about the challenges Cuba is facing as it struggles to meet the growing tourism demand from the US, our CEO Cilla Utne said: “If you have large groups you have to almost steer them outside of Havana, and…

July 21, 2015 180fusion No comments exist

Everyday, our office receives phone calls from those wishing to spend a holiday in Cuba. This exciting, once off-limits island has captured the world’s attention since January 16th when Obama announced an amendment to the travel restrictions for Americans. We often hang up the phone with a sign. Taking a holiday is not as easy…