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30 September, 2020
 

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1. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

2. Tourism sector in Ayia Napa, Protaras records €15m loss in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-sector-in-ayia-napa-protaras-records-€15m-loss-in-2020

The tourism sector of the eastern coastal destinations of Ayia Napa and Protaras suffered losses estimated at €15 million during the current tourist season as a result of the stem in tourist arrivals against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

3. Cyprus domestic tourism scheme to launch in September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-domestic-tourism-scheme-to-launch-in-september

The Cyprus deputy tourism ministry announced Monday that a new government scheme aiming to boost domestic tourism is set to be launched in September....

4. Locals find hidden hotel rates in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-find-hidden-hotel-rates

A report shows that booking some hotel rooms online in the Republic of Cyprus could end up costing more money, after locals discovered they could land better deals by calling a hotel directly...

5. Pandemic's impact on tourism poses significant risks to Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-impact-on-tourism-poses-significant-risks-to-cyprus-economy

The European Commission’s summer economic forecast expects significant risks to the Cyprus economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the tourism sector, which is predicted to see just 25% of last year’s revenues and high unemployment....

6. EU pushes to unlock borders as coronavirus ravages travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-pushes-to-unlock-borders-as-coronavirus-ravages-travel

7. Cyprus extends flight ban but has a plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extends-flight-ban-but-has-a-plan

Cyprus on Monday extended a ban on commercial flights into and out of the country until May 28 as the government considers ways to restore the country’s tourism industry to meet an anticipated swell in demand from vacationers eager to escape coronavirus lockdowns...

8. Lockdown brings striking drop in air pollution, energy demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-brings-striking-drop-in-air-pollution-energy-demand

Pollution levels in Cyprus have plummeted as a result of restriction measures enforced amid the coronavirus outbreak, which brought a significant drop in traffic and electricity consumption, highlighting the benefits of pressing forward with sustainable transport and energy production solutions....

9. «Growth momentum moderates» in Cyprus according to Εuropean Commission Autumn Economic Forecast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/growth-momentum-moderates-in-cyprus-according-to-european-commission-autumn-economic-forecast

"Growth momentum moderates" in Cyprus, according to the headline assessment of the European Commission`s Autumn Economic Forecast for the country, presented today by Commissioner Moscovici in Brussels....

10. Cypriot vacationers shell out more abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-vacationers-shell-out-more-abroad

Cypriots on holiday spend way more money and time abroad than in their own country, according to Eurostat, even as over half cannot afford a one-week annual holiday away from home...

11. Interview with Egyptian Ambassador Mai Taha Mohamed Khalil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-egyptian-ambassador-mai-taha-mohamed-khalil

12. Prespes: The rally, the raw numbers, and the day after

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/prespes-the-rally-the-raw-numbers-and-the-day-after

13. Hellenic Bank’s Economic Review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hellenic-bank-s-economic-review

14. Economic growth in Cyprus remains strong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-growth-in-cyprus-remains-strong

15. Airbnb complies with EU demands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airbnb-complies-with-eu-demands

Airbnb online platform has complied with EU demands aimed at curbing anti-competitive practices, following pressure and hefty fines handed down to a number of companies...

16. Cyprus Airbnb bill gives neighbors a say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airbnb-bill-gives-neighbors-a-voice

A nearly-complete Airbnb bill is heading back to the House committee, where a number of issues including tax exemptions and apartment rentals will need further clarification...

17. Cyprus launches website for film industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-website-for-film-industry

The Cyprus Investment Promotion Industry (Invest Cyprus) launched on Tuesday the Scheme for the promotion of the filming industry, presenting the online platform where interested parties can apply for cash rebates and other incentives for their productions...

18. More hotels to stay open during winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-hotels-to-stay-open-during-winter

Cyprus hoteliers say the occupancy rate has reached or exceeded 90%, with officials expecting good performance through the end of the year despite Russian numbers dwindling...

19. Investing in knowledge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/investing-in-knowledge

A growth rate of 1.9 percent is way too small for a country like Greece, especially as the rest of Europe’s performance is so much more robust. This is, after all, a country that shed 25 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in the course of a decade. What we should be seeing, therefore, is the effect of a tightly wound spring, whereby a virtuous cycle of growth begins and only gets faster with time. Instead, we’re hobbling along at 1.9 percent, the slowest rate an economy can achieve after hitting rock bottom....

20. EU warns Airbnb over unfair practices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-airbnb-over-unfair-practices

Cyprus hoteliers got a helping hand this week in their fight for more restrictions on Airbnb, following a European Union warning to the American platform to improve its practices or face action by national consumer agencies...

21. May tourists up 7.6% despite Russian drop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-tourists-up-7-6-despite-russian-drop

Tourist arrivals went up by 7.6% last month, lending credence to earlier predictions that industry numbers were on a good path despite a disappointing Russian exit...

22. CTO sees tourism potential despite Russian defect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cto-sees-tourism-potential-despite-russian-defect

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation says tourist arrivals are expected to rise in 2018 despite a drop in Russian visitors to the island, while the government is moving forward with new plans for tourism on the island...

23. Booming Cyprus breaks more tourism records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/booing-cyprus-breaks-more-tourism-records

An influx of Russian and British tourists has helped Cyprus break more records for the number of arrivals this year...

24. EU predicts strong growth as unemployment declines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-sees-strong-growth-as-unemployment-declines

The Commission foresees a "strong growth momentum continuing" in the coming years, but warned of risks widening...

25. Cyprus is open for business and China’s buying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-is-open-for-business-and-china-s-buying

As US President Donald Trump builds barriers to Chinese trade, Cyprus is throwing open the gates...

26. Legislation in the works to tax Airbnb rentals in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/legislation-in-the-works-to-tax-airbnb-rentals-in-cyprus

Home owners who rent out their properties through Airbnb will have to pay taxes if a new law is passed in the Republic of Cyprus, but this may not be enough for tourism stakeholders who have been calling for more restrictions on the online service....

27. Buying Greek property makes sense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/buying-greek-property-makes-sense

Investor confidence in the real estate market’s prospects and the notion that prices have completed their downward cycle has prompted more property acquisitions...

28. Cyprus recovery is being recognised by international agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-recovery-is-being-recognised-by-international-agencies

Fitch does not currently anticipate developments with a high likelihood of leading to a downgrade...

29. Cyprus registers record number of tourists in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-registers-record-number-of-tourists-in-march

Tourist arrivals in March rocketed 36.4%...

30. A solution is the only way forward for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-solution-is-the-only-way-forward-for-cyprus

The Cyprus issue is not a dice roll, but the dilemma that Cypriots once had – either we solve it or we stay as is – is no longer valid...

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