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1. Majority of tourists visiting Cyprus are no longer Russian

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/majority-of-tourists-visiting-cyprus-are-no-longer-russian

In June 2021 at the 43rd conference of the Pancyprian Hoteliers Association, it may have been the first time it was officially made clear that the markets of Russia and Britain will no longer be a one-way street for the Cypriot tourism industry....

2. Rhapsody courtesy stop unpacks Cyprus’ game plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhapsody-courtesy-stop-unpacks-cyprus-game-plan

Cypriot officials were stoked on Tuesday when the Rhapsody of the Seas made a brief stop at the Ayia Napa Marina, a moment filled with high expectations for the island that hopes to attract cruise ships in its southeastern shores...

3. Cypriot airlines dismiss rumors after Bloomberg article

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-airlines-dismiss-rumors-of-post-pandemic-ripple-effect

Airlines operating out of the Republic of Cyprus reportedly have denied rumors that they could be going under, following trouble with Romanian Blue Air and a Bloomberg report warning about the island’s two carriers...

4. Tourist traffic in Cyprus at 75% of 2019, says Deputy Minister of Tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-traffic-in-cyprus-at-75-of-2019-says-deputy-minister-of-tourism

Tourist traffic in Cyprus, so far, has reached 75% of 2019, Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said on Thursday, adding that many more tourists from other markets such as Germany, Switzerland, France and Greece choose Cyprus as their destination....

5. House clamps down on glamping aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-clamps-down-on-glamping-aspirations

Cypriot parliament failed this week to pass crucial tourism legislation that would regulate low-cost lodging, but concerns about encroaching on the environment also ended up blocking a bill on the newest trend of glamorous camping...

6. Minister urges traveling Cypriots to fly off-peak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-urges-traveling-cypriots-to-fly-off-peak-months

Cypriots are being asked to postpone summer travel during the pick season in order to ‘help not only themselves but also the airlines and airports,' after a crisis in the aviation industry made a crash landing in Europe...

7. It's full steam ahead for the Cyprus-Greece ferry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-s-full-steam-ahead-for-the-cyprus-greece-ferry

Preparations are on overdrive for the first ferry round-trip on Sunday between Cyprus and Greece after 21 long years, according to the shipping line coordinating the route....

8. Cyprus tourist arrivals reach 80% of 2019 numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourist-arrivals-reach-80-of-2019-numbers

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus during the period January-April 2022 have reached 80% of the numbers recorded in 2019, which was a record year for Cyprus tourism, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, has said....

9. Cyprus feeling the effects of Russian flight ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feeling-the-effects-of-russian-flight-ban

Cyprus' tourism industry is taking a huge hit from the lack of Russian and Ukrainian tourists, with an estimated loss of €600 million this year alone....

10. Cyprus to bring back bicycle patrols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-bring-back-bicycle-patrols

Deputy Minister for Tourism, Savvas Perdios said on Friday the Ministry intends to re-launch the Tourist Police, a project involving bicycle patrols by police officers in tourist areas. The idea originally started back in 2019 but was put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

11. Three villages awarded 'Colourful Villages' certificate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/three-villages-awarded-colourful-villages-certificate

Vouni, Kalopanagiotis and Steni are the first communities that have been awarded the "Colourful Villages" certificate by the Ministry of Tourism. Representatives of the 3 villages received the certificate in an event held on Monday, May 30th in Vouni in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savva Perdios....

12. Cyprus expects more than two million tourist arrivals this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expects-more-than-two-million-tourist-arrivals-this-year

Cyprus aims at attracting more than two million tourist arrivals this year, Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios has said....

13. Cyprus breaks into the French market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-breaks-into-the-french-market

New prospects for tourist arrivals from France have opened both in the short-term and medium-term, Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios has told CNA, noting that Cyprus has managed to break into the French market after three long years....

14. Ministers point out the need for 'the Cyprus experience' in tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministers-point-out-the-need-for-the-cyprus-experience-in-tourism

There is a need for quality tourism in Cyprus as well as one that can be resilient in the face of a continuing crisis, ...

15. Perdios: 'We will cover the loss of revenue from Russian tourists'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perdios-we-will-cover-the-loss-of-revenue-from-russian-tourists

Despite losing ground in the Russian and Ukrainian markets due to the war in Ukraine and sanctions against Russia, Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios was optimistic on Tuesday that this year's tourist arrivals could catch up with 2021 from the promotion of other markets, which may fill part of the gap from Cyprus' second largest tourist market....

16. Averof calls on government to abolish Cyprus Flight Pass from 1 April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-calls-on-government-to-abolish-cyprus-flight-pass-from-1-april

The President of the DISY, Mr. Averof Neophytou, had successive meetings with the political leadership and tourism organizations today, with the aim of coordinating the efforts to deal with the consequences of the war in Ukraine....

17. Tourism: Perdios pushes for direct flights to and from Saudi Arabia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-perdios-pushes-for-direct-flights-to-and-from-saudi-arabia

Cyprus Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios said there is serious momentum for establishing direct flights to and from Saudi Arabia, stressing that this possibility could unlock the Saudi tourism market for Cyprus....

18. Deputy Minister of Tourism upbeat over tourist flows from Russia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-of-tourism-upbeat-over-tourist-flows-from-russia-in-2022

Cyprus Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said he received optimistic messages over this year’s tourist flows from Russia, the island’s second-largest tourist market....

19. Cyprus keeps hopes up as Wonder bids farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-keeps-hopes-up-as-wonder-bids-farewell

Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship left Limassol on Thursday at 4:30pm after a short visit to pick up crew and renew the company’s commitment to Cyprus at a particularly tough time for both the industry and the island looking to rebrand itself...

20. Subsidy schemes to make Cyprus one of the top 30 tourism destinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/subsidy-schemes-to-make-cyprus-one-of-the-top-30-tourism-destinations

The Deputy Ministry of Tourism on Friday presented 12 subsidy schemes aimed at making Cyprus one of the 30 countries with the most developed tourism in the world by helping local authorities, organizations and companies to improve their services and attract more visitors....

21. Cyprus sees Far East wide open for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-far-east-wide-open-for-tourism

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios wants Gulf Air to keep the island in mind when expanding to Europe and America, hoping more connections would encourage Saudi visitors “from good stock” to pop up next door to Bahrain for a visitor visa to Cyprus...

22. President Anastasiades begins official meetings in Bahrain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-begins-official-meetings-in-bahrain

He arrived yesterday in Manama, the nation’s capital, and was greeted by Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani....

23. Weekend News Roundup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-news-roundup

Here are a few of the stories that made news in Cyprus over the weekend....

24. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

25. Cyprus rolls out ‘jab discount’ for hotel stays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-‘jab-discount-for-hotel-stays

Lodging businesses in the Republic of Cyprus have until Friday to apply for a state subsidy that would partially fund hotel stays for vacationers who got the vaccine or the state has a record of their recovery from COVID...

26. Cyprus to try hand at luxury camping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-try-hand-at-luxury-camping

Cyprus’s tourism minister says there is great interest in Cyprus becoming a “glamping” destination, but laws need to be amended as luxury camping, a crossover between campgrounds and hotels, is not currently regulated in the Republic...

27. Cyprus tries to find footing in tourism chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-find-footing-in-tourism-uncertainty

Tourism deputy minister Savvas Perdios remained optimistic after a trip to Moscow, saying he hoped Russia would allow the resumption of chartered flights to destinations including Cyprus in a matter of weeks, but he also reiterated his position that all the efforts in Nicosia still depended largely on decisions in other capitals...

28. Cyprus et al kept off UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-et-al-kept-off-uk-s-green-list

A last minute Cypriot campaign in the United Kingdom to secure quarantine-free travel to the island failed to yield results on Thursday, after Britain’s choice to go the extra cautious route affected many countries, with the island now focusing on Russia, its second largest market, to keep summer hopes alive...

29. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

30. Odyssey leaves Cyprus after Haifa cancelation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/odyssey-leaves-cyprus-after-cancelation

Odyssey of the Seas sailed away from Cyprus on Tuesday after Royal Caribbean pulled the plug on operations out of Haifa, but Cypriot officials remain upbeat over cruise ships seeking a friendly port in Limassol...

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