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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Police criticised over woman’s arrest in hit-and-run murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-criticised-over-woman-s-arrest-in-hit-and-run-murder

Police are pushing back on criticism over the arrest of a 23-year-old female in Sunday’s hit-and-run murder, where a Briton was run down moments after stopping the woman’s boyfriend from abusing her at a bar in Coral Bay...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. Alonissos fire forces tourists to move

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alonissos-fire-forces-tourists-to-move

A large blaze burning a pine forest on the island of Alonissos, on the east coast of Greece, forced the civil protection agency to evacuate about 70 tourists from a hotel in the area of Marpouda on Wednesday night, as a precaution....

9. 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....

10. Israeli tourist injured at Ayia Napa sea caves

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tourist-injured-at-ayia-napa-sea-caves

Rescuers warn beach goers not to approach the water from steep rocks, following an incident in Ayia Napa where fire fighters had to rescue a young woman iwho was injured at the popular sea caves landmark in Cape Greco...

11. Two young boys in near-drowning incidents doing okay

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-young-boys-in-near-drowning-incidents-doing-okay

Two four-year-old boys who nearly drowned this week are reportedly in good health, following two separate but very similar swimming pool incidents involving foreign tourists...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/prince-charles-to-walk-meghan-markle-down-the-aisle

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at her glittering wedding to his son Prince Harry after her own father had to pull out because of ill health...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Stone laying for Limassol's casino resort set for June

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stone-laying-for-limassol-s-casino-resort-set-for-june

The stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort will take place in June, with temporary facilities ready to run in the summer ahead of the main attraction two years later...

18. Cyprus tourism income spikes 13%

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-income-spikes-13

Revenue from Cyprus tourism jumped 13% in February compared to last year, official data showed Friday...

19. TUI plans to bring more German tourists to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tui-plans-to-bring-more-german-tourists-to-cyprus

TUI holiday operator hopes to bring more German tourists to Cyprus next year, starting in the summer of 2019 while boosting efforts to make the island an all-year-round destination...

20. Cyprus, Greece, Israel recommit to a way forward

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-recommit-to-a-way-forward

President Nicos Anastasiades says a ‘code of conduct’ has been established between Cyprus, Greece, and Israel, following the completion of a trilateral meeting in Nicosia that yielded a long declaration and paved the way for another meeting before the year is out to discuss an ambitious EastMed pipeline...

21. Hawaiians brave volcanic lava to rescue their pets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hawaiians-brave-volcanic-lava-to-rescue-their-pets

Lava spewing in fountains up to 90 meters high from an erupting Hawaiian volcano has destroyed 35 homes and other buildings, officials said, warning residents allowed brief visits to their properties to be prepared to flee at a moment’s notice...

22. Russian tourist arrivals expected to drop this year

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourist-arrivals-expected-to-drop-this-year

Holiday reservations appear to be down this time of the year but experts believe things could be on the upswing again, even as Russian arrivals in Cyprus take a hit due to competition from Turkey...

23. Buying Greek property makes sense

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/buying-greek-property-makes-sense

Investor confidence in the real estate market’s prospects and the notion that prices have completed their downward cycle has prompted more property acquisitions...

24. Millions in compensation to Cyprus Airports under review

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/millions-in-compensation-to-hermes-airports-under-review

A compensation agreement between the state and Hermes Airports is being challenged in parliament, echoing a public debate on how Larnaca and Paphos airports should receive government funds due to the operation of the illegal Ercan (Tymbou) airport in the north....

25. Cyprus registers record number of tourists in March

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-registers-record-number-of-tourists-in-march

Tourist arrivals in March rocketed 36.4%...

26.  Tourists not scared off by Syria attack

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourists-not-scared-off-by-syria-attack

Cyprus remains a secure European destination with no flight schedule to and from Cyprus having been affected due to the recent military activity concerning Syria...

27. Celebrating Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/celebrating-israel-s-70th-independence-day-in-cyprus

The significant natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean offer much potential for joint ventures and commercial growth...

28. Commission extends Greece's visa-at-the-gate scheme for Turks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-extends-greece-s-visa-at-the-gate-scheme-for-turks

The European Commission on Wednesday approved a one-year extension to a special visa agreement between Greece and Turkey that allows Turks who want to visit seven Greek islands to apply for a visa directly at their destination....

29. Revenue from tourism spikes 8.5% in January

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/revenue-from-tourism-spikes-8-5-in-january

In January 2018 a decrease of 20.1% was recorded in the expenditure per person of tourists from the UK...

30. Southeast Asia's idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/southeast-asia-s-idyllic-islands-buckle-under-tourism-strain

Airports have become chaotic, hotels are being thrown up hastily with little regard for safety and sanitation...