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31. Retail trade in the grip of inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retail-trade-in-the-grip-of-inflation

The market is under intense pressure due to the inflationary trends of recent months with consumers appearing hesitant on their trips to retail stores. More shoppers are looking for special offers and refraining from impulsive buys....

32. Spanish airline Air Nostrum has just ordered a fleet of airships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/spanish-airline-air-nostrum-has-just-ordered-a-fleet-of-airships

As the quest for less environmentally damaging aviation continues, one Spanish airline has thrown its hat into the ring by ordering new hybrid airships -- which pack as much of a punch visually as they are said to do environmentally....

33. The dilemmas of war and pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-dilemmas-of-war-and-pandemic

Cyprus is a small country with a large export sector of services, which makes it vulnerable to its external environment. An external shock is felt faster and more intensely. ...

34. Half a million tourists from the US expected to visit Greece this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/half-a-million-tourists-from-the-us-expected-to-visit-greece-this-year

Never before has Greece had half a million tourists from the United States in one year, or more than 60 direct weekly flights between the US and Athens, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told Skai Radio, adding that the government expects significant revenues from the sector in 2022....

35. Covid curbs lifted in Greece ahead of summer season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-curbs-lifted-in-greece-ahead-of-summer-season

Greece lifted Covid-19 restrictions on Sunday for foreign and domestic flights, its civil aviation authority said, ahead of the summer tourism season that officials hope will see revenues bouncing back from the pandemic slump....

36. Lagarde: Cyprus will be affected by inflation and rising energy costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-cyprus-will-be-affected-by-inflation-and-rising-energy-costs

Cyprus will be affected by inflationary pressures and higher energy costs due to its dependence on oil imports for electricity generation, according to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde....

37. 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....

38. Loss of 1.5% to 2% of Cypriot GDP due to a ban on Russian flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loss-of-1-5-to-2-of-cypriot-gdp-due-to-a-ban-on-russian-flights

Cyprus could lose 1.5% to 2% of its growth rate this year if the Cypriot airspace (under EU sanctions) to Russia remains closed for the whole of 2022, estimates the rating agency DBRS Morningstar, noting that despite the negative impact, the war in Ukraine will not derail the medium-term prospects of the Cypriot economy....

39. 'Welcome back!': Australia opens its borders two years later (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/welcome-back-australia-opens-its-borders-two-years-later-images

Australia today completely opened its external borders to travelers who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus after being shut down for almost two years due to the pandemic, with tourists returning to the country and hundreds of people reuniting with relatives and friends....

40. After two years of closed borders, Australia welcomes the world back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-two-years-of-closed-borders-australia-welcomes-the-world-back

Australia said on Monday it will reopen its borders to vaccinated travelers this month, ending two years of misery for the tourism sector, reviving migration and injecting billions of dollars into the world No. 13 economy....

41. Cypriot economy will continue to recover output lost during 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-economy-will-continue-to-recover-output-lost-during-2020

The Cypriot economy in 2021 recovered the output lost during the 2020 COVID crisis and will continue to grow with an average 3.7% in the years 2022 – 2024, the Central Bank of Cyprus expects, according to its economic bulletin, stressing that risks to the baseline scenario are balanced albeit slightly upside concerning inflation....

42. Why not take a subsidized holiday in beautiful Cyprus?

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The Ministry of Tourism, after the approval of the Council of Ministers, announces the extension of the duration of the Domestic Tourism Support Plan for the period from December 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022....

43. Paphos' campaign to attract local tourism continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/paphos-campaign-to-attract-local-tourism-continues

After the great success of the summer campaign, ETAP Paphos continues its efforts to attract domestic tourism during the autumn months...

44. Cyprus targets young adults with alms for jabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cooks-up-alms-for-jabs-for-young-adults

The Cypriot government is expected soon to announce incentives that would encourage young people to get vaccinated, while subsidized hotel stays for those who got the jab begin later this week...

45. 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...

46. Health Minister consults experts before Friday's measures announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-consults-experts-before-friday-s-measures-announcement

The Health Minister consulted the government’s health advisory committee on Thursday for an evaluation of the island’s coronavirus situation before the Cabinet is set to take final decisions on Friday on whether we’ll be moving forwards or backwards....

47. Vaccinations 'main economic tool' in managing Covid crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinations-the-main-economic-tool-in-managing-covid-crisis

Vaccinations have turned into the main economic tool for the management of the coronavirus crisis and the prospects for recovery, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides said, stating that he foresees a strong recovery in 2021 ranging from 3.5% to 4.5% of GDP, depending on the development of the pandemic....

48. Cyprus hotels eyeing May for reopening doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotels-eyeing-may-for-reopening

April is the month in which the first bookings of tourists from Israel to Cyprus are set to begin. Although large flows of tourists to Cyprus are not expected at that time, it is clear that those tourists who will come will be needing tourist accommodation. They will however have to choose between the few hotels that remain open, or even the individual ones that will resume operation by April, since all hoteliers aren’t planning to reopen their doors before May at the earliest....

49. Cyprus wages battle for air connectivity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wages-battle-for-air-connectivity

Two Cypriot ministers have joined forces this week to call on the EU’s Competition commissioner to allow more state subsidies for airlines amid the pandemic, citing improvements in scheme criteria but also the remoteness of the island...

50. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-stranded-cruise-ships-tread-water-off-cyprus

Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

51. FinMin: Cyprus to reduce debt once pandemic normalises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reduce-debt-once-pandemic-normalises-finmin-says

Cyprus Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides told the Cyprus News Agency that the government will begin reducing public debt, increased due to strategic cash reserves, once the pandemic begins to normalise....

52. Cyprus experiencing excessive macroeconomic imbalances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-experiencing-excessive-macroeconomic-imbalances

The European Commission said Wednesday that Cyprus continues to face excessive macroeconomic imbalances, particularly in view of the country’s very high percentage of non-performing loans that continue to plague the financial sector, but also in light of high private sector, government, and external debt....

53. 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....

54. 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....

55. 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....

56. 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...

57. 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....

58. 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

59. 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...

60. 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....

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