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1. Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/labor-shortage-hits-antiparos-island

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. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-black-astronaut-nominee-fulfils-space-dream-after-60-years

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

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. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

7. 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....

8. Mexico: Three surfers found murdered over truck theft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-three-surfers-found-murdered-over-truck-theft

Three tourists – Australian brothers Jake (30) and Callum Robinson (33) and American Jack Carter Rhoad (30) – were found murdered in Baja California, Mexico, authorities confirmed....

9. 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. ...

10. 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......

11. 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....

12. 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, ...

13. Scandals and sanctimony in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/scandals-and-sanctimony-in-cyprus

In recent years, we've seen it all. From COVID to the Ukraine conflict and the dramatic events unfolding next door in Gaza. Yet, nothing has rocked the average Cypriot quite like the scandal of the Avvakoum Monastery. ...

14. 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....

15. Record crowd watches historic eclipse across North America

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-crowd-watches-historic-eclipse-across-north-america

The next total eclipse will be on 12 August 2026 and will cover large areas of the northern hemisphere....

16. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

17. 200 Brits rejected daily due to passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/200-brits-rejected-daily-due-to-passport-rules

Simon Calder, a travel correspondent at the Independent, highlights a concerning trend: approximately 200 UK nationals face rejection at EU airports......

18. Mykonos faces tourism crisis amid declining numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mykonos-faces-tourism-crisis-amid-declining-numbers

Despite promising signs for other parts of the country as regards the number of flights and seat bookings for the 2024 tourism season, Mykonos is seeing a decline in both indices for the second year in a row. ...

19. Struggles amidst renovation on Makarios Avenue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/struggles-amidst-renovation-on-makarios-avenue

I've heard that two stores of a well-known chain recently closed down on Makarios Avenue, namely Etam and Undiz. While these brands thrive in malls and other cities, they seem to struggle in the heart of Nicosia....

20. Top 4 scenic spots and popular dining destinations in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-4-scenic-spots-and-popular-dining-destinations-in-cyprus

Cyprus, known for its stunning landscapes and vibrant culture, offers a plethora of picturesque locations that seamlessly blend natural beauty with culinary delights....

21. Cyprus sets sights on US tourists with digital campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-sets-sights-on-us-tourists-with-digital-campaign

Cyprus is gearing up to launch a digital campaign aimed at promoting itself as a holiday destination in the United States, with a focus on the East Coast regions of New York, Washington DC, Boston, and Philadelphia....

22. Tourist arrivals rise by 5% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tourist-arrivals-rise-by-5-in-february

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus saw a notable uptick in February 2024 compared to the same period in the previous year, according to data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service on Tuesday. The total number of arrivals reached 125,034, marking a 5% increase from February 2023's figure of 119,081....

23. The Limassol carnival is where fun takes the lead! (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-limassol-carnival-is-where-fun-takes-the-lead-pics

The streets of Limassol are buzzing with excitement today as locals and tourists gear up for the annual Limassol Carnival Parade, a centuries-old tradition that's anything but ordinary. ...

24. Inflation and new markets propel spending close to €3 billion in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-and-new-markets-propel-spending-close-to-€3-billion-in-2023

Just before the end of last summer, economic analysts' projections for 2023 tourism revenue were nearing a record close to €3 billion. ...

25. Cyprus tourism braces for challenges in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-braces-for-challenges-in-2024

The Association of Cyprus Tourist Enterprises (ΣΤΕΚ) is getting a bit jittery about the upcoming tourist season in 2024. In a recent meeting, they chatted with a representative from Hermes Airports to figure out what's going on....

26. Russian tourists warned against Turkish-occupied Cyprus trips

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourists-warned-against-turkish-occupied-cyprus-trips

Vice-President of the Alliance of Tourist Agents of Russia, Aleksan Mkrtchyan, has warned Russian tourists to avoid trips to Turkish occupied Cyprus....

27. Unveiling February's charms across iconic cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unveiling-february-s-charms-across-iconic-cities

Often overlooked as a prime month for travel, February reveals its hidden allure, inviting explorers to discover the captivating beauty of European destinations. ...

28. Nicosia's boutique hotel scene flourishes amid tourism surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-boutique-hotel-scene-flourishes-amid-tourism-surge

Seeking accommodation in a hotel in Nicosia for February, the search yields 22 options. Narrowing the search by distance from the city center results in fewer choices, yet still satisfactory. Twelve boutique units, primarily small boutique hotels, emerge from the search on booking.com....

29. Swiss arrivals set to hit 80,000, says Deputy Minister Koumis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swiss-arrivals-set-to-hit-80-000-says-deputy-minister-koumis

Cyprus Deputy Minister for Tourism Costas Koumis has said that further increase in tourist arrivals from Switzerland is feasible with arrivals from the country in Cyprus estimated at 80,000 this year....

30. Thanos Hotels' arrival signals shift in Nicosia's identity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thanos-hotels-arrival-signals-shift-in-nicosia-s-identity

In Nicosia, specifically within its historic center and nestled within the ancient walls, Thanos Hotels is gearing up for a new venture. ...

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