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1. The fall of a post-junta era symbol

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fall-of-a-post-junta-era-symbol

2. Deloitte: 2nd Cyprus Open Data Hackathon

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deloitte-2nd-cyprus-open-data-hackathon

3. August tourist arrivals highest ever

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/august-tourist-arrivals-highest-ever

The Cyprus Tourism Organization says tourist arrivals on the island have never been better for the month of August until this year, as new countries are filling the void created by bigger markets...

4. State budget goes to Cabinet

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-budget-goes-to-cabinet

The President’s Cabinet is taking on the budget during a meeting on Thursday, expected to approve a whole host of new construction projects for the upcoming fiscal year...

5. Cyprus Airbnb bill gives neighbors a say

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airbnb-bill-gives-neighbors-a-voice

A nearly-complete Airbnb bill is heading back to the House committee, where a number of issues including tax exemptions and apartment rentals will need further clarification...

6. Cyprus launches website for film industry

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-website-for-film-industry

The Cyprus Investment Promotion Industry (Invest Cyprus) launched on Tuesday the Scheme for the promotion of the filming industry, presenting the online platform where interested parties can apply for cash rebates and other incentives for their productions...

7. Tourism revenue up first six months of 2018

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tourism-revenue-up-first-six-months-of-2018

Revenue from tourism in Cyprus was up by 4% or €38.5 million on an annual basis in the first half of this year compared with the first six months of 2017, despite a drop in the per capita expenditure of tourists, while in June alone revenue was up by 3%...

8. Cyprus prepares new tourism body launch

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-new-tourism-body-launch

A deputy tourism ministry is set to start operations by 2 January 2019, a long-awaited move expected to modernise Cyprus’ tourism industry...

9. Cyprus makes the case for regional headquartering

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-makes-the-case-for-regional-headquartering

Cyprus has emerged as a serious contender in the world of international investment, putting a conference in Limassol next week in a unique position to promote the island as a regional headquartering centre...

10. More hotels to stay open during winter

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-hotels-to-stay-open-during-winter

Cyprus hoteliers say the occupancy rate has reached or exceeded 90%, with officials expecting good performance through the end of the year despite Russian numbers dwindling...

11. Cyprus goes all out in the maritime insurance game

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-all-out-in-the-maritime-insurance-game

Cyprus has been a serious contender in the maritime and shipping industry, but recently it emerged as one of few unbeatable alternatives for big foreign P&I clubs looking to set shop home away from home...

12. Ozersay accuses south of putting the clamps on north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-accuses-south-of-putting-the-clamps-on-north

A Turkish Cypriot top official has accused the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus of unfairly targeting the shipping industry and universities in the north at a time when there are calls for better relations between the two communities...

13. Abandoned Berengaria goes up for auction

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abandoned-berengaria-goes-up-for-auction

The abandoned Berengaria hotel in Cyprus, a historic building known around the world for its ‘ghosts lurking in the dark’ is going up for auction next month...

14. Stephen Lillie: There is only plan A for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stephen-lillie-there-is-only-plan-a-for-cyprus

There is a clear plan A for Cyprus, that of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation solution, and there is no plan B, UK High Commissioner in Nicosia, Stephen Lillie, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), stressing that “for plan A to succeed the negotiations need to be well prepared, and the public opinion needs to be well prepared” as well....

15. ARIS celebrates six month anniversary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/aris-celebrates-six-month-anniversary

ARIS, which stands for A Really Inspiring Space, opened its doors to its first resident startups in February 2018. Last Monday, on the 6th of August, the achievements of those startups were celebrated during a summer networking event entitled “Creating Value Through Innovation, in an Ever Changing Global Environment”...

16. Passenger traffic in Cyprus airports up by 8 per cent

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/passenger-traffic-in-cyprus-airports-up-by-8-per-cent

Passenger traffic in the Republic of Cyprus climbed 8% between January and July this year, with passenger movement through the two international airports close to six million...

17. City of Dreams will feature Cypriot architecture

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/city-of-dreams-will-feature-cypriot-architecture

Members of the Limassol Chamber of Commerce & Industry had a chance to interact with Cyprus Casinos executives in an effort to learn about the future prospects of the enterprise, ranging from architecture to quality gaming...

18. Hot weather still a Cyprus gold mine

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hot-weather-still-a-cyprus-gold-mine

Inbound visitors drawn to the island spend more money than what outbound locals spend overseas, and a study says it is because of the warm climate...

19. Polis caves in to step up old campground

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polis-caves-in-to-step-up-old-campground

A long and protracted dispute between the Polis Chrysochous municipality and the administration of the local campsite has come to an end, with a new offer on the table sweetening the deal for the private operator...

20. Investing in knowledge

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/investing-in-knowledge

A growth rate of 1.9 percent is way too small for a country like Greece, especially as the rest of Europe’s performance is so much more robust. This is, after all, a country that shed 25 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in the course of a decade. What we should be seeing, therefore, is the effect of a tightly wound spring, whereby a virtuous cycle of growth begins and only gets faster with time. Instead, we’re hobbling along at 1.9 percent, the slowest rate an economy can achieve after hitting rock bottom....

21. Nissi Beach is CNN Travel's July pick

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nissi-beach-is-cnn-travel-s-july-pick

Nissi Beach is recommended this month by CNN Travel as one of a handful of global destinations for July beachgoers, certifying once more that Ayia Napa remains on the world map when it comes to beach summer fun...

22. Health tourism professionals cry foul over election of Turkish Cypriot official

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-tourism-professionals-cry-foul-over-election-of-turkish-cypriot-official

The Cyprus Health Services Promotion Board is reportedly disturbed by the appointment of a Turkish Cypriot health official on the Global Healthcare Travel Council, following questions by Edek party MP Kostis Efstathiou...

23. Most Limassol casino visitors are Cypriots

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/most-limassol-casino-visitors-are-cypriots

Officials are amazed with the number of visits to newly-opened Cyprus Casinos C2 in Limassol, with over 34,000 individuals stepping foot into the first licensed facility in the Republic...

24. Dherynia mayor appalled at checkpoint backlash

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-mayor-appalled-at-checkpoint-backlash

Dherynia Mayor Andreas Karayiannis says his constituents are appalled at groups and politicians protesting against the opening of a checkpoint in their area, despite delays making the crossing an unlikely scenario this summer...

25. EU warns Airbnb over unfair practices

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-airbnb-over-unfair-practices

Cyprus hoteliers got a helping hand this week in their fight for more restrictions on Airbnb, following a European Union warning to the American platform to improve its practices or face action by national consumer agencies...

26. New law marks the end of tourism bureaucracy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-marks-the-end-of-tourism-bureaucracy

The House voted this week to scrap the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), essentially transferring tourism responsibilities from a large bureaucracy to a leaner structure to boost flexibility and competitiveness...

27. Greek airports unprepared for increased traffic volume

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-airports-unprepared-for-increased-traffic-volume

Pressured by the explosive growth of passenger numbers generated by Greece’s expanding tourism market, officials are calling for additional air traffic controllers to ensure safe travel....

28. Ayia Napa marina fully ready in July 2019

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ayia-napa-marina-ready-for-full-service-in-july-2019

It won’t be until end of 2021 when the twin towers in Ayia Napa will be completed, but boats and private yachts will be able to dock at the marina by next summer, giving the area a head start in the game...

29. First casino in the Republic opens its doors

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-casino-in-the-republic-opens-its-doors

The first casino in the Republic of Cyprus opened its doors Thursday in Limassol on a temporary basis, until the City of Dreams Mediterranean resort goes into operation in 2021, while other towns will operate satellite casinos soon...

30. Holiday Inn Nicosia under new ownership

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/holiday-inn-nicosia-under-new-ownership

Holiday Inn Nicosia is coming under new ownership, after Greek company NBG Pangaea shelled out two thirds of the total price of €11.2 million...