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1. Terracotta roof tiles that act as invisible solar panels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terracotta-roof-tiles-that-act-as-invisible-solar-panels

In the historic Italian city of Vicenza, Veneto, a typically-Italian family business of artisans is handmaking not-so-typical solar panels....

2. Cyprus taps into expat travel pros across the pond

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-taps-into-expat-travel-pros-across-the-pond

Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios has concluded a first visit to Washington and New York with a view to gathering information and promoting Cyprus as a tourism destination with a 'positive impression' he told CNA....

3. Paphos: Over 15 million euros in foreign investment in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/paphos-over-15-million-euros-in-foreign-investment-in-2022

According to the Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, foreign investment in the city has surpassed €15 million. ...

4. More tourists embarking on sustainable travel this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-tourists-embarking-on-sustainable-travel-this-year

A new report from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Trip.com Group has revealed that 69 percent of travelers are actively seeking sustainable travel options for 2023....

5. Royal Caribbean opens an office in Cyprus.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/royal-caribbean-opens-an-office-in-cyprus

Royal Caribbean Group, a giant in the cruise sector, has announced the opening of an office in Cyprus within the first half of 2023. ...

6. North buys car ferry in new trade-tourism bid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-buys-car-ferry-in-new-trade-tourism-bid

Turkish Cypriots have reportedly bought a Ro-Ro ship that will sail between the island’s northern coast and southern Turkey, as new avenues are being sought to boost tourism and transport...

7. Cyprus welcomed 3.2 million tourists in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-welcomed-3-2-million-tourists-in-2022

For the period of January – December 2022, arrivals of tourists totaled 3,201,080, compared to 1,936,931 in the corresponding period of 2021, 631,609 in 2020 and 3,976,777 arrivals in the same period of 2019, announced the Statistical Service of Cyprus....

8. Cyprus tourism starts year with legendary treasure hunt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-starts-year-with-legendary-treasure-hunt

The Tourism Deputy Ministry and the Department of Forests organize a treasure hunt for hikers in the forest of Paphos on January 29...

9. Travelers affected by COVID curbs may be entitled to compensation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travelers-affected-by-covid-curbs-may-be-entitled-to-compensation

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that all travelers whose package travel has been affected by measures imposed to fight the Coronavirus pandemic may be entitled to a reduction in the travel price....

10. More job vacancies reported than registered unemployed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-job-vacancies-reported-than-registered-unemployed

The number of job vacancies reported by hotels for the year 2022 was almost three times the monthly average of the number of registered unemployed persons, Labour and Social Insurance Minister Kyriakos Koushos said at a conference on the "Staff shortage in the field of hospitality"....

11. Ten hotels in Cyprus, Malta, and Greece replace single-use plastics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-hotels-in-cyprus-malta-and-greece-replace-single-use-plastics

Ten tourist accommodations in Cyprus, Greece, and Malta participated in a pilot project that saw the implementation of these solutions....

12. Cyprus' digital tourism campaign reaches over 1 billion smart phones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-digital-tourism-campaign-reaches-over-1-billion-smart-phones

The digital campaigns of Cyprus' Deputy Ministry of Tourism are reaching more than one billion smartphones a year, said Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios, speaking at the conference of the Association of Travel Agents "Digi.travel - The Cyprus International Digital Tourism Conference & Expo 2023."...

13. 9.2 million passengers traveled through Cyprus in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/9-2-million-passengers-traveled-through-cyprus-in-2022

A total of 9.2 million passengers traveled through Cyprus airports in 2022, which corresponds to 82% of passenger traffic in 2019, Senior Director of Aviation Development, Marketing & Communication of Hermes Airports Maria Kouroupi said....

14. The plan to bring in more German tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-plan-to-bring-in-more-german-tourists

In a trip organized by the FTI Group and Meeting Point, German travel agents recently visited the island and discovered increased demand for Cyprus....

15. Russians flying to northern Cyprus sextupled in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-flying-to-northern-cyprus-sextupled-in-2022

The number of Russian nationals who flew to northern Cyprus went up sixfold last year, when calls for direct flights in the unrecognized part of the divided island gained traction after an EU flight ban in the south...

16. Where you can't go in 2023 and why

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-you-can-t-go-in-2023-and-why

Travelers from all over the world are expected to take their vengeance for two years in prison in 2023, as they can now take their dream vacation to any part of the world they want, with no restrictions....

17. Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-program-for-the-next-five-years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared to previous elections and will intensify during the remaining few weeks. ...

18. Introducing 'EnterCY', Cyprus' newest sightseeing app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/introducing-entercy-cyprus-newest-sightseeing-app

The creation of the EnterCY platform and application brings us one step closer to integrating technology into the tourist experience offered to visitors to Cyprus...

19. Kalopanayiotis and Pissouri - WTO's 'Best Tourism Villages' 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kalopanayiotis-and-pissouri-un-s-best-tourism-villages-2022

Kalopanayiotis and Pissouri, two Cypriot villages of Nicosia and Limassol districts respectively, are among the villages participating in the Upgrade Programme of the UN's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to become "Best Tourism Villages"....

20. Romania retaliates against Austria's Schengen veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-retaliates-against-austria-s-schengen-veto

Romanians that were looking forward to spending winter holidays in Austria’s many tourist destinations have started calling off their bookings, following Austria’s Schengen Veto, which prevents Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen Area....

21. Russians flying to Cyprus get 'next best thing'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-flying-to-cyprus-get-next-best-thing

Moscow and Nicosia are growing further apart on travel between the two countries, prompting Russians living on both sides of the divided island to look for new routes through Turkey after rumors of direct flights in the north subsided due to the Cyprus Problem...

22. Amsterdam launches 'Stay Away' campaign to discourage types of tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-launches-stay-away-campaign-to-discourage-types-of-tourism

Authorities in the Netherlands have decided to introduce in Amsterdam a new campaign called “Stay Away”, in order to discourage specific kinds of tourism....

23. Cyprus Airways flights up 406% in November compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airways-flights-up-406-in-november-compared-to-last-year

Cyprus Airways announced today that a 406% increase was recorded in flights last November, compared to the corresponding month in 2021....

24. What did Cypriot consumers purchase in 2022?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/what-did-cypriot-consumers-purchase-in-2022

Cashless transactions have significantly increased since businesses are now required to accept credit or debit cards. Card payments now account for approximately 72% of all commercial transactions, rather than cash. ...

25. Finance Ministry: 'Cyprus economy will not enter a recession'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-cyprus-economy-will-not-enter-a-recession

There will be a significant slowdown in economic activity next year, we will be affected by increased energy prices and borrowing costs, but "inflation in Cyprus is being reined in at lower levels" compared to other European member states, ...

26. Turkish 'Master Chef' filmed in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-master-chef-filmed-in-varosha

The Turkish reality show MasterChef, which is nearing its conclusion, was filmed in Varosha's enclosed area....

27. Grant Johnson: City of Dreams Mediterranean will be the game changer for Cyprus’ hospitality industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/grant-johnson-city-of-dreams-mediterranean-will-be-the-game-changer-for-cyprus-hospitality-industry

The multi-themed City of Dreams Mediterranean resort in Limassol, which will include a luxury hotel, casino, entertainment and sports facilities, adventure park, shops and restaurants, among others, will begin operations in the second quarter of 2023. Grant Johnson, the General Manager of COD analyzes what exactly the City of Dreams Mediterranean will be, what it will offer to the tourism product of Cyprus, how it will strengthen the country's economy and its position as a popular tourist destination and at the same time he analyzes how this project will have significant benefits for the local community and its people. ...

28. Over 800 civil weddings performed in Pegeia this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/over-800-civil-weddings-performed-in-pegeia-this-year

Over 800 civil weddings were performed in the Municipality of Pegeia in 2022, a 25% increase over the previous year....

29. Cyprus airways unveils strategic plans, new routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airways-unveils-strategic-plans-new-routes

Cyprus Airways on Wednesday unveiled its five-year strategic plan announcing the expansion of is flight schedule to five new routes, namely Milan, Zurich, Prague, Basel, and Cairo...

30. The Louvre, the British Museum, and now the New Cyprus Museum (photos - video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-louvre-the-british-museum-and-now-the-new-cyprus-museum-photos-video

Work on the New Cyprus Museum will begin in January 2023, and the project is expected to take 42 months to complete, with completion scheduled for mid-2026. ...

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