People from Around the World Can Now Visit Cuba Through Airbnb
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As President Obama and his family headed to Cuba for a historic trip today, the Obama administration made a big announcement about people traveling to the Caribbean nation.
People from around the world will now be able to visit Cuba if they use the online lodging service Airbnb, The Washington Post reported.
READ MORE: How Americans Can Travel To Cuba Right Now
Airbnb helps visitors find local residents who are willing to rent out their homes.
After the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations in April, the San Francisco-based online platform opened up in Cuba, allowing U.S. citizens to book lodging in the country through Airbnb, the Post said.
Now anyone can visit Cuba if they stay at an Airbnb property and are traveling to the country for one of 12 reasons approved by the U.S. government, according to the Post. Among the reasons listed are: visiting family, conducting professional research and working on humanitarian projects.
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