Airbnb Finds Interest In Cuba But Hurdles Must Be Overcome First

April 10, 2015 9:06 AM

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On this week, when improving U.S. relations with Cuba are on display - the presidents of both nations are attending a summit - we have news of tourism in Cuba. It involves Airbnb, a popular service where you can rent rooms or homes online for a few days or weeks. This service launched last week in Cuba, extending to the island. And many Americans got their first glimpse into that country's real estate market. This story also gives us a glimpse into business opportunities in Cuba, business opportunities that come with some challenges. Here's NPR's Yuki Noguchi.

YUKI NOGUCHI, BYLINE: Michael Zuccato manages Cuba Travel Services, which, for 25 years, has chartered flights to the island, where I reached him on his cell phone.

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