Without adoubt, 2016 has been a historic year for Cuba. Probably the most historic year since the Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1961. History in 2016 started with the visit of US Presiden Obama, continuing with the Rolling Stones’ “Concert of the Century” in Havana. Shortly afterwards, Chanel with Karl Lagerfeld presented their annual cruise collection, turning the famous Prado avenue in Havana to a catwalk fort he international jet-set. Thus, socialist Cuba witnessed the visit of three important western icons, all number one in their respective fields of politics, rock and luxury almost at the same time.
In November 2016, the legendary Cuban Revolutionary leader Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz passed away. A political figure who had outlasted and dealt with 10 US Presidents.
Although continuing on it’s course as a socialist revolutionary country, Cuba has entered into a phase of closer integration with the international community. And open up more in terms of economic reforms.
This new MOMENTUM in Cuba has also been a source of motivation in the creation of Habanos Room