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02 October, 2022
 

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1. Self check-in and robots - the future of tourism in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/self-check-in-and-robots-the-future-of-tourism-in-cyprus

2. Tourist arrivals up by 40%, most on holiday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-arrivals-up-by-40-most-on-holiday

Tourist arrivals increased by 40.2% in August 2022, rising to 451,133 compared to 321,858 in August 2021....

3. Bi-communal summer camp uses science as a means to peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bi-communal-summer-camp-uses-science-as-a-means-to-peace

The role of science in peace-building was highlighted in a bi-communal STEAM camp, which was organized this summer and was funded by the US Embassy in Cyprus. The STEAM for Peace and Entrepreneurship Camp Attendance Certificate Ceremony took place on Wednesday at the Home for Cooperation in Nicosia....

4. NATO takes down Turkish tweet after Greek gripe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-takes-down-turkish-tweet-after-greek-gripe

A tweet by NATO’s Allied Land Command congratulating Turkey on its Victory Day was quickly deleted this week, following a demarche by Greece which has a different take on the history...

5. Unprecedented rise in dog abandonments this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-rise-in-dog-abandonments-this-year

Dog shelters in Cyprus are "filled to the brim", volunteers say, as they are daily called to take in abandoned dogs, while adoptions from the UK – where the majority of dogs go to – have plunged due to Brexit, the pandemic and the economic crisis....

6. Three times as many Cypriots traveled abroad in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-times-as-many-cypriots-traveled-abroad-in-june

Cypriots and Cypriot residents traveling abroad increased more than three-fold in June compared with June of last year according to data released by the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat)....

7. Police want parents help combat illegal fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-want-parents-help-combat-illegal-fireworks

Angry citizens in different districts across Cyprus have been calling police to complain over the use of illegal fireworks, with law enforcement saying the issue was complicated and society also had a role to play in curbing the unlawful activity...

8. Weekend urgent care clinics aim to undo ER misuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-urgent-care-clinics-aim-to-undo-er-misuse

The government of the Republic of Cyprus launched a new urgent care program over the weekend where citizens could visit a clinic for minor problems in an effort to unclog the emergency room...

9. Russia strikes back with expulsion of Greek diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-strikes-back-with-expulsion-of-greek-diplomats

The Russian Federation declared eight Greek diplomats as 'personae non gratae' on Monday and gave them eight days to leave the country in retaliation for the similar move taken by Athens two and a half months ago on April 12...

10. Tourism stages comeback despite losses from Russian market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-stages-comeback-despite-losses-from-russian-market

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus during May increased significantly compared to the same month of 2021, however, they were still lower compared to May 2019 and with obvious losses from the Russian and Ukrainian markets....

11. CBC: New loans drop by almost 50% in April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cbc-new-loans-drop-by-almost-50-in-april

Cypriot banks granted 50% fewer loans this month in comparison to last month due to a sizeable reduction in new housing loans....

12. Glamping is on the rise, and hostels are coming soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/glamping-is-on-the-rise-and-hostels-are-coming-soon

In January 2020, Airbnb's were officially allowed to operate in Cyprus, giving tourists an alternate mode of accommodation on the island in addition to hotels and hotel apartments....

13. Three thousand bookings for Piraeus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-thousand-bookings-for-piraeus

The Daleela ferry will depart for the first time from the port of Limassol on Sunday, June 19 at 12 noon and will arrive at the port of Piraeus around 6 pm on Monday....

14. Amsterdam airport calls on airlines to cut flights amid chaotic crowds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-airport-calls-on-airlines-to-cut-flights-amid-chaotic-crowds

Staff shortages exacerbated by a strike have caused huge delays at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport during the holiday season. The airport has now asked airlines to reduce the number of passengers by cutting flights....

15. Illegal fireworks wreak havoc in Cyprus neighborhoods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-fireworks-wreak-havoc-in-cyprus-neighborhoods

Police in Cyprus are doubling down on confiscating illegal fireworks during Orthodox Holy Week, but efforts focus on suppliers and not users that wreak havoc in quiet neighborhoods...

16. Restrictive measures to be lifted completely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictive-measures-to-be-lifted-completely

With the epidemiological picture showing a small but steady improvement, the road to normalcy is wide open, with the agenda including the lifting of more restrictions and ultimately the introduction of new significant relaxations....

17. TUI: Large demand for travel this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tui-large-demand-for-travel-this-summer

The tourist giant TUI gives optimistic prospects for this year's tourist traffic, which announced increased revenues of 2.37 billion euros in the first quarter of 2022, ...

18. Cyprus tourist arrivals up by 207% in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourist-arrivals-up-by-207-in-2021

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus during 2021 increased by 206.7% compared to 2020, according to data released Thursday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. However, the arrivals decreased by 51.3% compared to 2019, which was historically the best year for Cyprus tourism....

19. It is possible that the spike in coronavirus cases is due to the Omicron 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-is-possible-that-the-spike-in-coronavirus-cases-is-due-to-the-omicron-2

The rise in the number of coronavirus cases observed in recent days could be due to the Omicron 2, member of the Scientific Advisory Committee and Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) on Wednesday....

20. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

21. This is how 'test to stay' will be applied in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-is-how-test-to-stay-will-be-applied-in-schools

In accordance with the Ministry of Health's efforts to keep schools safe and in operation without depriving students of their basic right to education, members of the Scientific Advisory Committee have made a unanimous decision to apply the "test to stay" measure in Primary and Secondary schools as of Monday the 24th of January 2022....

22. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

23. Christmas PCR measure at airports goes into effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-pcr-measure-at-airports-goes-into-effect

Passengers flying to the Republic of Cyprus starting on Wednesday must show a recent negative PCR test regardless of vaccination status, with airport officials saying the measure is not unprecedented and a local doctor arguing it should have been taken before the Christmas holidays...

24. 85% of patients at the Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-of-patients-at-the-famagusta-reference-hospital-are-unvaccinated

The scientific director of Larnaka and Famagusta Hospitals, Amalia Hadjiyianni, said that 85% of the patients receiving treatment in Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated. She told the Cyprus News Agency that 42 patients are right now hospitalized of whom 7 are in the ICU....

25. Omicron-related disruptions caused over 4,000 flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-related-disruptions-caused-over-4-000-flight-cancellations

Over 4,000 flights were canceled around the world on Sunday, more than half of them U.S. flights, adding to the toll of holiday week travel disruptions due to adverse weather and the surge in coronavirus cases caused by the Omicron variant....

26. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

27. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

28. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

29. Minister furious with infected travelers flying home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-with-infected-travelers-flying-home

The Cypriot health minister lashed out at infected travelers who had symptoms but still chose to fly back home for the holidays, saying the “unacceptable behavior” prompted the government to require mandatory PCR tests for vaccinated passengers starting next week...

30. FDA: Rapid tests may not be as effective in detecting Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fda-rapid-tests-may-not-be-as-effective-in-detecting-omicron

The rapid coronavirus antigen tests, which have the great advantage of being effective within minutes, are less sensitive to the Omicron mutation than previous ones, US health officials warned on Tuesday....

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