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Here's Why American Tourism Won't 'Ruin' Cuba

03/25/2015 03:59 pm ET

It's been roughly three months since President Obama repealed the American embargo on all things Cuba, which made travel to and from the island nation easier than it's been in more than 50 years. Americans are taking advantage, flooding into the country. But at what price does this tourism boom come?

A five-person panel -- Alex Rodriguez, President & CEO of DCG Public Affairs; Tom Megginson, the Creative Director at Acart Communications; Raul Moas, Executive Director for Roots of Hope; Nina Strochlic, reporter at The Daily Beast; and Tom Popper, the President of Insight Cuba -- joined HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps on Wednesday to discuss the two-sided affair.

Check out the rest of the video above to see their answers, and watch the full HuffPost Live conversation here.

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