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01 February, 2023
 

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1. I don't want to live in half a country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/i-don-t-want-to-live-in-half-a-country

I was born a refugee, far from my birthplace. Half Kyrenian, half Famagustan. I adored my hometown despite never having lived there... I do not want to live in half a country, so the Cyprus issue is a major factor in my decision to support Averof Neofytou. But why is this so?...

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. Surfer daredevils spread laughter in flooded Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surfer-daredevils-spread-laughter-in-flooded-cyprus

Cyprus’ water enthusiasts, whose street surfing videos during last weekend’s flood went viral, say they are professionals and only had some fun after torrential rain that forecasters got wrong...

5. 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....

6. How concerned is Cyprus about China?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-concerned-is-cyprus-about-china

Europe has been put on alert by the rapid increase in coronavirus cases in China, following the lifting of the zero covid policy, with member states' health authorities consulting on possible measures to be imposed on Chinese travelers. ...

7. Dubai abolishes alcohol tax

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-abolishes alcohol-tax

According to the BBC, Dubai is eliminating the 30% alcohol tax and will no longer require personal alcohol licences, which are required for anyone wishing to consume alcohol....

8. 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....

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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. ...

15. Brothers sentenced in cottage killings in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-sentenced-in-cottage-killings-in-limassol

Two Syrian brothers in Cyprus have been sentenced in the cottage killings of two Russian women, who were suspected of possibly being victims of sex trafficking, after prosecutors withdrew premeditated murder charges to avoid a mistrial...

16. Indonesia: Unmarried couples could face jail time for having sex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-unmarried-couples-could-face-jail-time-for-having-sex

The Indonesian parliament has unanimously approved strict new laws that will criminalize sex outside of marriage....

17. When the ink dries, this will be the new archaeological museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/when-the-ink-dries-this-will-be-the-new-archaeological-museum

18. More Russians visiting Spain despite EU sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-russians-visiting-spain-despite-eu-sanctions

The number of Russian nationals who are reaching Spain for travel purposes keeps increasing despite flight sanctions continuing to remain in place....

19. Petrides: 'The casino will attract hundreds of thousands of tourists'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/petrides-the-casino-will-attract-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tourists

The government is handing over a modern, more dynamic tourism product that has the capacity to further develop, said on Tuesday Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides in addressing the 44th Cyprus Hotel Summit and Exhibition organized by the Hoteliers’ Association....

20. Immerse yourself in a Christmas wonderland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immerse-yourself-in-a-christmas-wonderland

There is a little over a month left until Christmas, which means that now is the perfect time to book a trip for anyone who is planning to reach another country, especially a European country....

21. Cypriot residents took more trips abroad this month compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-residents-took-more-trips-abroad-this-month-compared-to-last-year

A total number of 119,466 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in October 2022, compared to 64,547 in the corresponding month last year, recording an increase of 85.1%....

22. The Commission is pushing for regulation of Airbnb-style lodgings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-commission-is-pushing-for-regulation-of-airbnb-style-lodging

As part of its efforts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector, the Commission adopted on Monday a proposal for the regulation to improve transparency and assist public authorities in ensuring the sector's balanced development in the context of sustainable tourism....

23. Cyprus and Jordan pull together to bring more tourists to the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-jordan-pull-together-to-bring-more-tourists-to-the-region

A collaboration between Cyprus and Jordan on tourism was revealed on Monday night by the two countries’ ministers during a social event at London’s City Hall at the end of the first day of the World Travel Market....

24. Passengers angry as turbulence shakes Cypriot airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-angry-as-turbulence-shakes-cypriot-airports

The Cypriot government is scrambling to put out fires in the aviation industry, with union ground handlers at Paphos airport forming a picket line to protest a merger downsize and leaving passengers stranded for hours in the terminal and on the tarmac...

25. Cyprus to charge €80 to Russians applying for tourist visas beginning December 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-charge-€80-to-russians-applying-for-tourist-visas-beginning-december-1

Cypriot authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply facilitated rules for citizens of Russia applying for tourist visas....

26. Slight decrease of tourist beds in the EU in 2021, Cyprus remained stable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/slight-decrease-of-tourist-beds-in-the-eu-in-2021-cyprus-remained-stable

According to data released by Eurostat, the EU's statistical service, the number of guest rooms in tourist accommodations across the EU decreased slightly in 2021 compared to 2019 but remained stable compared to 2020....

27. Russian tourists no longer welcome in the Czech Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourists-no-longer-welcome-in-the-czech-republic

The Czech Republic’s authorities have announced that from the end of this month, the country will start applying stricter entry rules for citizens of Russia....

28. 'Heartland of Legends' promotes slow and sustainable tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartland-of-legends-promotes-slow-and-sustainable-tourism

The project “Heartland of Legends” promotes slow tourism and offers authentic experiences to visitors while it also encourages circular economy and sustainability, Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said Thursday, in his presentation during a discussion in the framework of the 9th UNECE Ministerial Conference which takes place in Nicosia....

29. Tatar on Varosha: Public buildings may be opened in the coming days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-on-varosha-public-buildings-may-be-opened-in-the-coming-days

Public and municipal buildings may be opened in Varosha in the next period, Ersin Tatar reiterated, claiming that their decision to open the enclosed area, which is no longer a ghost town and many tourists from Turkey and other countries definitely visit Varosha when they come to the occupied territories, was very correct....

30. €1.22 billion in tourist revenue from January – July 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€1-22-billion-in-tourist-revenue-from-january-–-july-2022

Revenue from tourism reached €1.217 million in the period of January – July 2022 more than doubling the revenue of the respective period of last year....

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