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1. Search for Michael Mosley intensifies with divers in Symi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-michael-mosley-intensifies-with-divers-in-symi

Divers have joined the continuing search for British broadcaster Michael Mosley after he went missing while on holiday on the Greek island of Symi....

2. 900 tourists in Cyprus affected by FTI Group bankruptcy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/900-tourists-in-cyprus-affected-by-fti-group-bankruptcy

Around 900 tourists who purchased travel packages from the German-based FTI Group, which has recently filed for bankruptcy, are currently in Cyprus, Deputy Minister of Tourism Kostas Koumis said Tuesday....

3. Deadly road crash claims British tourist's life in Paralimni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-road-crash-claims-british-tourist-s-life-in-paralimni

A tragic road collision turned fatal as 52-year-old Nicholas Charles Fox, a British national, succumbed to injuries sustained during the incident on May 9, 2024, in the province of Famagusta....

4. 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......

5. Athens is the ultimate hit with Americans as visitors top 1 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-is-the-ultimate-hit-with-americans-as-visitors-top-1-million

Athens has developed into a booming 12-month tourism destination, and its biggest market is the US, a new survey is showing....

6. Cyprus tourism faces headwinds in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-faces-headwinds-in-2024

According to an article by Maria Eracleous published in Kathimerini's Oikonomiki, the tourism sector in Cyprus is grappling with a challenging start to 2024, primarily attributed to the ongoing conflict in Israel and heightened price sensitivity impacting travel demand....

7. Beyond the comfort zone for sustainable growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beyond-the-comfort-zone-for-sustainable-growth

The comfort zone, an imaginary haven of safety and certainty, doesn't always foster growth....

8. Platres' historical tapestry unfurls with new Open Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/platres-historical-tapestry-unfurls-with-new-open-museum

In the next few months, the completion of the Open Museum of Platres is expected. In an interview with ''K,'' Platres Mayor Panagiotis Papadopoulos disclosed that work has commenced on the exhibition space, serving as the starting point for a historical walk through Platres....

9. Trial begins for alleged gang rape of British tourist by Israelis in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-begins-for-alleged-gang-rape-of-british-tourist-by-israelis-in-ayia-napa

The trial for the case of the gang rape of a 20-year-old British woman by five Israelis in a hotel in Ayia Napa began on Monday (18/12). The issue is being closely monitored by the British Foreign Ministry....

10. Occupied territories witness a 33% surge in visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/occupied-territories-witness-a-33-surge-in-visitors

In the first 10 months of this year, the influx of visitors to the occupied territories through land entry points and ports saw a remarkable increase of 33% compared to the corresponding period last year, totaling 1,520,604 individuals....

11. Mega investments and unanswered questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mega-investments-and-unanswered-questions

In the realm of business expansions and openings, an intriguing anomaly surfaces—the apparent lack of foresight. Take, for instance, multi-million investments requiring a substantial workforce. ...

12. Larnaca soars with new routes from British Airways and EasyJet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-soars-with-new-routes-from-british-airways-and-easyjet

The decision by British Airways to transition the Gatwick - Larnaca routes into full-time service was disclosed on social media by the Ministry of Tourism....

13. 26.9% increase in tourism revenue compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/26-9-increase-in-tourism-revenue-compared-to-last-year

The year 2023 is poised to go down in history with remarkable revenue figures, as highlighted in a recent interview with the Deputy Minister and substantiated by the latest tourism revenue data from the Statistical Office....

14. Tourism prospects in Cyprus under threat after attacks on Arab tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-prospects-in-cyprus-under-threat-after-attacks-on-arab-tourists

Two months ago, a group from the Deputy Ministry of Tourism, led by the Deputy Minister, visited the United Arab Emirates....

15. 20-year-old tourist reports sexual assault in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-year-old-tourist-reports-sexual-assault-in-ayia-napa

A reported rape case involving a tourist in Ayia Napa is under investigation by the Famagusta District Court following a complaint....

16. Tourist arrivals and revenue soar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-arrivals-and-revenue-soar

An increase in both tourist arrivals and tourism revenue has been recorded in Cyprus this year, said Deputy Minister of Tourism, Kostas Koumis....

17. Hotel bookings hit 95% in August, says PASYXE president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hotel-bookings-hits-95-in-august-says-pasyxe-president

President of Cyprus Hotels Association (PASYXE) Thanos Michaelides has told CNA that the current tourist period is on a good track, however, the season must be over in order to assess the situation....

18. Croatia tops the list for summer escapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/croatia-tops-the-list-for-summer-escapes

Croatia has recently gained considerable popularity as a top holiday escape for tourists around the world, particularly attracting the interest of travellers coming from Britain....

19. Free vacations in Rhodes for tourists affected by the fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-vacations-in-rhodes-for-tourists-affected-by-the-fires

The Greek government, as announced by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, will offer a week of free vacations in Rhodes to all tourists who had to cut short their stay on the island due to the devastating fires that occurred there in the recent past....

20. Tourism revenue up by over 40%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tourism-revenue-up-by-over-40

A significant increase of 40.7% on an annual basis was recorded in tourism revenue, based on the results of the Traveler Survey of the Cyprus Statistical Service....

21. Ryanair to resume flights despite Greece wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ryanair-to-resume-flights-despite-greece-wildfires

Ryanair has issued an update to UK holidaymakers on flights to Greece as the country battles raging wildfires amid a record-setting heatwave....

22. Corfu wildfires spark mass evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/corfu-wildfires-spark-mass-evacuation

Sea evacuations have begun from a beach in Corfu to transport individuals fleeing wildfires on the Greek island - as scores of Britons await repatriation flights out of Rhodes....

23. Greek wildfires lead to flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-wildfires-lead-to-flight-cancellations

Raging wildfires on the Greek island of Rhodes have sparked the evacuation of around 2,000 tourists from its resorts....

24. Tourism to drop by 10% in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-to-drop-by-10-in-the-mediterranean

According to tourism agencies and experts, the high summer temperatures in Southern Europe could permanently change tourist habits, with more travelers choosing more relaxed destinations or taking their vacations in spring or autumn to avoid excessive heat. ...

25. Double the number of tourist transfers to the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-the-number-of-tourist-transfers-in-the-occupied-territories

The arrival of 11 tourists in Cyprus, through the country's legal airports, and then a number of them arriving in the occupied areas, is not a daily phenomenon....

26. Titanic sub five all dead after 'catastrophic implosion'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/titanic-sub-five-all-dead-after-catastrophic-implosion

A deep-sea submersible carrying five people on a voyage to the century-old wreck of the Titanic was found in pieces from a 'catastrophic implosion' that killed everyone aboard, the US Coast Guard said on Thursday, ending a multinational five-day search for the vessel...

27. It's a race against time as rescuers scramble to locate missing sub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-s-a-race-against-time-as-rescuers-scramble-to-locate-missing-sub

Rescuers in a remote area of the Atlantic Ocean raced against time early Tuesday to find a missing submersible carrying five people on a mission to document the wreckage of the Titanic, the iconic ocean liner that sank more than a century ago....

28. Backlash over Cyprus' VAT refund change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/backlash-over-cyprus-vat-refund-change

The recent decision made by the Department of Customs to raise the expenditure limit for VAT refunds to third-country travelers visiting Cyprus is receiving criticism for its adverse effects on tourism expenditure....

29. British tourist fined €10,000 for smuggling tobacco from occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-tourist-fined-€10-000-for-smuggling-tobacco-from-occupied-territories

Customs officials seized 29.5 kilograms of rolling tobacco from a British tourist who admitted to buying it in the occupied territories with the intention of transporting it to the UK, according to a statement from the Customs Department....

30. 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....

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