Travel Editor: Off-Limits Cuba a Diamond in the Rough

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Yes. There might be a mad rush to develop its physical plant to accommodate what's going to be a gigantic increase in tourist traffic. It's going to take a very enlightened tourism policy to do that right. On the waterfront in Havana, there are these incredible Spanish colonial buildings, and many have been refurbished after being in complete disuse after years of damage from sea and salt. So we're starting to see the former glory of this place, and there could be an incredible Renaissance of what is essentially a beautiful city. As long as they stop there and don't start adding McDonald's on every corner, it will be great. We'll see.

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