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23 July, 2018
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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....

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Russian television channel gearing up in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-television-channel-gearing-up-in-cyprus

A Russian television channel will be added to the island’s airwaves soon, but state authorities are reluctant to agree to programming without subtitles...

12. Fig Tree popular with Instagrammers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fig-tree-popular-with-instagramers

Fig Tree Bay is among the most photographed beaches in the world on Instagram, with the Cypriot sandy shoreline with crystal clear waters ranked at number 20 globally...

13. May tourists up 7.6% despite Russian drop

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-tourists-up-7-6-despite-russian-drop

Tourist arrivals went up by 7.6% last month, lending credence to earlier predictions that industry numbers were on a good path despite a disappointing Russian exit...

14. Irish FM: We will support you in trying to find the way forward on the Cyprus issue

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/irish-fm-we-will-support-you-in-trying-to-find-the-way-forward-on-the-cyprus-issue

Tánaiste and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland Simon Coveney said today that his country would support Cyprus “in any way that we can to try and find the way forward that I think everybody wants to see,” on the Cyprus Question....

15. Casino groundbreaking a historic day for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/casino-groundbreaking-a-historic-day-for-cyprus

President Nicos Anastasiades proclaimed Friday to be a “historic day” for Cyprus during the casino groundbreaking ceremony in Limassol, just weeks before a temporary facility opens its doors in the southern town....

16. Cyprus and India stress need to strengthen bilateral business relations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-india-stress-need-to-strengthen-bilateral-business-relations

Cyprus and India stressed the need to strengthen bilateral business cooperation....

17. CTO sees tourism potential despite Russian defect

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cto-sees-tourism-potential-despite-russian-defect

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation says tourist arrivals are expected to rise in 2018 despite a drop in Russian visitors to the island, while the government is moving forward with new plans for tourism on the island...

18. Cyprus to undertake coordinating, regional role in addressing climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-undertake-coordinating-regional-role-in-addressing-climate-change

Cyprus, a country heavily affected by Climate Change, will be faced with more intense heat waves, droughts and perhaps even new diseases, Professor Costas Papanikolas, President of the Cyprus Institute (CyI) has told CNA, stressing the importance of the International Conference on Climate Change, organised recently by CyI, as well as the primary regional role of the Institute....

19. Achna votes again on crocodile park

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/achna-votes-again-on-crocodile-park

The Achna local council will take a vote Tuesday evening on whether or not to give consent to the construction of a controversial crocodile park, following loud objections from local residents...

20. Cyprus Airways takes delivery of second Airbus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airways-takes-delivery-of-second-airbus

Larnaca-based Cyprus Airways has taken delivery of its second Airbus A319...

21. Godly giants in kilts: Meet Greece's best-known soldiers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/godly-giants-in-kilts-meet-greece-s-best-known-soldiers

It might be the short, pleated kilts, tasselled black garters and pompom-tipped shoes, but there's something more endearing than intimidating about Greece's best-known military unit, the Presidential Guard...

22. Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turkey-s-muslim-friendly-holidays-find-a-modest-place-in-the-sun

Turkey’s $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing - beach holidays for conservative Muslims...

23. Cyprus forecasts high GDP growth of 3% plus until 2021

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-forecasts-high-gdp-growth-of-3-plus-until-2021

High growth rates exceeding 3% of the GDP and high primary surpluses are projected until the year 2021 in the Strategic Fiscal Policy Framework (SFPF) 2019-2021, which was approved by the cabinet...

24. Bill to scrap tourism bureaucracy heading for a vote

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bill-to-scrap-tourism-bureaucracy-heading-for-a-vote

The government is trying to make good on an old promise to create an undersecretary position for tourism, essentially scrapping or severely limiting the aged structure of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation...

25. Toxic patriotism

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/toxic-patriotism

The lynch mob attack on Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris – the only way the incident can be described – during a gathering to commemorate the so-called Pontic Genocide, the killing of ethnic Greeks by the Turks during World War I, and while the national anthem was playing in the background, should give us pause...

26. Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-be-a-film-industry-contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

27. Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-can-play-a-role-in-monitoring-climate-change

Cyprus has a role to play in issues concerning climate change by building up a new station to monitor the effects, General Secretary of the World Meteorological Organisation, Petteri Taalas told CNA...

28. Ayia Napa mayor wants to bring the noise down

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-makes-noise-again

Ayia Napa mayor Yiannis Karousos, who has made a name for himself for trying to turn away ‘low-quality young tourists’ in his town, is asking for a noise pollution law to be repealed so that nightclubs could be fined for playing music too loud...

29. Booming Cyprus breaks more tourism records

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/booing-cyprus-breaks-more-tourism-records

An influx of Russian and British tourists has helped Cyprus break more records for the number of arrivals this year...

30. Thomas Cook buoyed by strong demand for Turkey, Greece, Egypt holidays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thomas-cook-buoyed-by-strong-demand-for-turkey-greece-egypt-holidays

British holiday company Thomas Cook said it was on track to meet annual forecasts helped by strong demand for holidays to Turkey, Greece and Egypt, and as part of its plan to shift capacity away from parts of Spain where margins are lower...