However, in a fact sheet released along with the statement, the Department of Transportation made clear that travel to Cuba as a tourist is still strictly prohibited. Only those who fall under one of 12 federal categories, including religious work, journalism, family travel, and official government business, can make the journey south.
Last year, President Obama announced that it was time to ‘begin a new journey’ with the Cuban people
Keep in mind, you can travel solo, without a group, but you still need a VISA and have to have one of the reasons to travel to Cuba as listed above.
Foreign Policy, David Francis, 6/10/2016