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MAR, 2017         Personal Tour: Eight long time friends are traveling

                         East to West of Cuba. Private Guide, Driver and accompanied

                         by GRTC Leadership. For information on scheduling your own

                         U.S. Government appropriate Personal Tour email:




MAR 17-24, 2017 Global Relations Cuba Discovery Tour: Small

                          group accompanied by Dan Rutherford and Josh Lanning.

                          SOLD OUT 

MAR 31-APR 7, 2017 Specialty Tour: Exploring Funeral Service in                                 Cuba. Directors and Coroners (active or retired) for an

                               absolutely unique visit to the Pearl of the Antilles,

                               Cuba. Tour historic cemeteries, learn of the funerary

                               process and visit with Cuban people on the mourning and

                               funeral process. Accompanied by Dan Rutherford and Josh


                               SOLD OUT   

APR 21-28, 2017  Specialty Tour: Cuba's legal system, up front & personal. An

                           introduction to the Cuban legal system. This is primarily

                           for Attorneys and Judges (active or retired).

                           Accompanied by Dan Rutherford and Josh Lanning. 

                           SOLD OUT

May 19-26, 2017   Private Tour: Cuba like few get to see: From Habana to the

                            country-side & back. Accompanied by Dan Rutherford and

                            Josh Lanning. For information of scheduling your own

                            U.S. Government appropriate Private Tour email:


JUNE 9-16, 2017    Global Relations Cuba Discovery Tour: Small

                            group accompanied by Dan Rutherford and Josh Lanning.


July 12-19, 2017    Specialty Tour: Old Habana to the Caribbean

AUG 7-12, 2017    Specialty Tour: The People of Cuba's Rum, Cigars, & Golf

SEPT 15-22, 2017  Global Relations Cuba Discovery Tour:

                            Small group accompanied by Dan Rutherford

                            and Josh Lanning. 

OCT 6-13, 2017     Specialty Tour: Illinois Municipal League Tour to Cuba: TBA 


NOV 3-10, 2017     Accompanied by Dan Rutherford and Josh Lanning. TBA


Global Relations Cuba Discovery Tour

Dan Rutherford

This most popular Cuba tour is inspired and hosted by Dan Rutherford, a former 25-year international vice president of a Fortune 100 Company, extensive world traveler, and accomplished Illinois legislator and constitutional officer. His Midwest charisma and charm makes for a fun deserved adventure abroad.

Together with Josh Lanning, an energetic youthful Midwesterner and Cuba expert, they help you navigate ever changing US-Cuban relations. This Cuba expedition falls under the legal people-to-people education and cultural exchange category of US approved Cuba travel.

Josh Lanning

Global Relations Cuba Discovery Tour – well into its tenth edition – is geared to people who seek to engage with everyday Cubans. It’s for Americans that want to meet the 'real Cuban people' and learn about island culture and society. This tour is an opportunity to visit an exotic foreign country and let your hair down. Ask anybody who’s been to Cuba, They will describe it as a tropical paradise.

These economical tours are ideal for history buffs and lovers of music, culture and architecture. The tour’s diverse itinerary spans western Cuba from the metropolis of Havana to the mountain jungles of the Viñales Valley where Cuba’s famed tobacco is grown. The tour sports comfortable accommodations with tasty Cuban cuisine throughout.

We warmly invite you to join us!

The island nation of Cuba has been elusive to Americans for over 50 years. With proper legal documentation and preparation, it is doable. Strictly following the U.S. Department of Treasury requirements, members of Global Relations Travel Club (GRTC), partnering with our Cuba travel colleagues, will be able to participate in a forever memorable trip to Cuba.

Membership in Global Relations Travel Club is a prerequisite, per the Rules, for participation in the Cuba trips.

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