In September 2015, LGC acquired 40% of the issued share capital of Travelwelcome Ltd. (“Travelwelcome”), a private company incorporated in the United Kingdom. Through its representative ofﬁce in Havana, Travelwelcome provides the services of a specialist Cuban ground handler which works with other specialist travel companies around the world to assist with tailor-made trips to Cuba for their clients. This includes booking local hotels, transport, local tours and guides as well as other specialist activities such as art tours, horse riding, deep sea ﬁshing, ﬂy ﬁshing and scuba diving. In addition, Travelwelcome has the capacity to assist with the organization of special events such as conferences, weddings and group activities around Cuban festivals such as the Cigar Festival and Film Festival.
In November 2015, LGC announced that it had finalized arrangements for Travelwelcome to combine with the Cuban music, TV and film industry specialist InCloud9 group of companies in Havana. LGC’s interest in the combined Travelwelcome and InCloud9 group remains at 40%.