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1. Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

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The small Aegean island of Antiparos is in a fever of preparations for the summer’s tourism miracle. ...

2. Berry bliss awaits you on May 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/berry-bliss-awaits-you-on-may-24

The sweet aroma of ripe strawberries will fill the air as Deryneia gears up for the annual Pancyprian Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2024, starting at 4:45 PM....

3. Cyprus inaugurates Troodos Observatory to boost space research and astrotourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inaugurates-troodos-observatory-to-boost-space-research-and-astrotourism

President Nikos Christodoulides inaugurated the Troodos Observatory in Agridia village on Sunday, marking a significant step in Cyprus' burgeoning space research and technology sector....

4. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

5. Hoteliers express concern over slowdown in summer bookings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoteliers-express-concern-over-slowdown-in-summer-bookings

The chair of the Cyprus Hotel Association (PASYXE), Thanos Michaelides, expressed concerns over a summer slowdown in bookings, fearing that 2024 might end with fewer reservations compared to last year. ...

6. Invest Cyprus takes strides to boost investments on the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/invest-cyprus-takes-strides-to-boost-investments-on-the-island

Invest Cyprus, the national Investment Promotion Authority has been fervently working to position Cyprus as an appealing investment and business hub, ...

7. Dublin launches portal linking to New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dublin-launches-portal-linking-to-new-york

A cutting-edge installation has forged an unprecedented link between Dublin and New York City, enabling continuous real-time interaction among residents and visitors alike....

8. Nautical club hosts 1st international water polo tournament in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nautical-club-hosts-1st-international-water-polo-tournament-in-larnaca

Larnaca Olympic Swimming Pool will host the 1st ''Petrolina'' Nautical Club’s International Water Polo tournament to take place on May 10-12, attracting six teams from Greece and Cyprus....

9. Zakynthos' Navagio Beach shut down for second consecutive summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zakynthos-navagio-beach-shut-down-for-second-consecutive-summer

Zakynthos’ Navagio beach, a popular tourist destination famous for its signature shipwreck, will remain closed to tourists for a second summer this year by ministerial order....

10. Chaos ensues amid passport control issues at UK airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-ensues-amid-passport-control-issues-at-uk-airports

Chaos erupted at airports across the United Kingdom on Tuesday as several major hubs confirmed a nationwide border issue, causing extensive delays and frustration among travelers....

11. Ellinikon, Europe's largest smart city, begins its transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ellinikon-europe-s-largest-smart-city-begins-its-transformation

12. The hotspots where Cypriots are headed to this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-hotspots-where-cypriots-are-headed-to-this-easter

The Easter festive period can actually be described as the vanguard of the summer holidays for Cypriots who choose to holiday outside Cyprus. ...

13. Cypriots opting for Easter holidays abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriots-opting-for-easter-holidays-abroad

According to the Association of Cyprus Tourism Agents (ACTA), a substantial number of Cypriots are opting for Easter holidays abroad, as indicated by recent figures....

14. European airfares hit 20-30% increase from 2019 to 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-airfares-hit-20-30-increase-from-2019-to-2023

Throughout the summer of 2023, air travel across Europe witnessed a significant uptick in prices, with fares soaring 20 to 30% higher compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019, according to recent data from E data.E. released in October....

15. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

16. ''Cyprus Travel Expo 2024'', a hit with 10,000 visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-travel-expo-2024-a-hit-with-10-000-visitors

The Cyprus Travel and Tourism Agents Association (ACTΤA) and Display Art Plc orchestrated a resounding success with the 25th Travel Expo Cyprus, held from April 19th to 21st, 2024, at the prestigious Cyprus State Fairgrounds. ...

17. Imported wine squeezes Cyprus market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/imported-wine-squeezes-cyprus-market

According to Kathimerini reporter, Andreas Karamitas, wine marketing in Cyprus boasts an annual turnover of approximately €7 million, a sum primarily fueled by domestic consumption rather than exports, which only account for around €1 million. ...

18. 155 million crossings in over two decades

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In the two decades since the roadblocks opened, travel between the divided territories in Cyprus has seen a significant increase, according to data from the Ministry of Tourism cited by Yeni Douzen. The figures reveal a total of 155 million crossings from April 23, 2003, to the present day....

19. Spain and Greece face dire drought conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/spain-and-greece-face-dire-drought-conditions

“The tourism sector has to adapt to the situation we are experiencing, which is absolutely abnormal,” a member of the Catalan government told the Financial Times......

20. Summer optimism in Cyprus tourism despite regional uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summer-optimism-in-cyprus-tourism-despite-regional-uncertainty

Tourism in Cyprus soared last March, boasting a 9.8% increase, welcoming 202,256 travelers. From January to March 2024, arrivals hit 415,251, marking a 5.4% rise....

21. Famagusta's tourism success, development struggles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-s-tourism-success-development-struggles

Famagusta Province in Cyprus boasts the highest tourism revenue contribution nationwide, but falls short in infrastructure development and enhancement projects....

22. Britain's Prince Harry officially a US resident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-prince-harry-officially-a-us-resident

In a significant move, Prince Harry, formally known as Prince Henry Charles Albert David Duke of Sussex, has officially declared himself a resident of the United States, as per a recent regulatory filing in the United Kingdom....

23. Cyprus struggles as 70% of green power goes to waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-as-70-of-green-power-goes-to-waste

In a pivotal discussion held yesterday by the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry, and Tourism, the pressing issue of energy storage from renewable sources and hydrogen took center stage....

24. IMF predicts growth and lower unemployment rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-predicts-growth-and-lower-unemployment-rates

The Ministry of Finance welcomed, in a press release on Wednesday, the new estimates for Cyprus by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of the World Economic Outlook (WEO)....

25. Cyprus-Greece ferry bookings open on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-ferry-bookings-open-on-wednesday

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping announced the commencement of the third season of operation for the Cyprus-Greece Maritime Passenger Link in a press conference held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024....

26. Limassol marathon: 800 runners from 75 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-marathon-800-runners-from-75-countries

Deputy Minister of Tourism Costas Koumis hailed the recent OPAP Limassol Marathon as a significant boost for Cyprus, as over 800 runners participated in the event. ...

27. Cyprus gears up for Easter holiday travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-gears-up-for-easter-holiday-travel

With the Easter holidays on the horizon and favorable weather beckoning, Cypriots are organizing their getaways, both domestic and international. As the country's hotels prepare to open at full capacity next week, ...

28. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

29. Polish interest peaks as Famagusta tourism draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-interest-peaks-as-famagusta-tourism-draws-attention

There is an increased interest in organized trips from Poland, in the free area of Famagusta, the Famagusta Tourist Development and Promotion Company, which participated in an exhibition recently organized in Poland, notes in a press release....

30. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

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