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1. UK tourists deterred by 'complicated' Cyprus process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-tourists-deterred-by-complicated-cyprus-process

Though Cyprus has officially re-opened to the UK tourism market, tour operators claim that the majority of visitors from the country are Cyprus expats, with UK nationals so far appearing reluctant to jump through the hurdles Cyprus has laid out for category B countries....

2. Cyprus updates risk-based classification of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-classification-of-countries

Cyprus on Tuesday issued an updated epidemiological risk-based classification of countries, including three amendments as regards Greece, Thailand and Morocco. The new classification will come into effect on August 6....

3. Cypriots already in Greece to get free test upon arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-already-in-greece-to-get-free-test-upon-arrival

With Greece being downgraded on August 6 to category B that requires arriving passengers to show proof of a negative coronavirus test, the Cyprus Health Ministry quickly responded to frustrated locals who had already travelled to Greece for holidays unknowing that they would have to make arrangements for a test in order to return to the island....

4. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-greece-amid-virus-fears

Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

5. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

6. Grim tourism figures for June show Cypriots also staying put

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grim-tourism-figures-for-june-show-cypriots-also-staying-put

Official figures for June tourist arrivals came to confirm the meagre state of tourism on the island this year, which remains heavily affected by the global coronavirus pandemic....

7. Almost half of Cypriots unable to shoulder cost of one-week vacation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-cypriots-unable-to-shoulder-cost-of-one-week-vacation

Almost one in two Cypriots above the age of 16 is unable to shoulder the cost of a week-long vacation away from home, ranking Cyprus in the 4th worst position among EU member states, Eurostat figures for 2019 showed....

8. Tourism minister tries to manage expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-minister-tries-to-manage-expectations

The tourism minister is managing expectations for the Republic of Cyprus after tour operators made clear they would send British tourists to countries where PCR tests were not required...

9. Moody's: Payment holidays shield Cyprus banks in 2020, but deterioration likely in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moody-s-payment-holidays-shield-cyprus-banks-in-2020-but-deterioration-likely-in-2021

Around one third of Cyprus banks’ gross loans were deferred as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Moody’s rating agency said Monday, noting that while the payment holiday may shield local banks in 2020, asset quality deterioration is “still very likely next year.”...

10. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

11. Largest Hotel in Cyprus Reopens its doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/largest-hotel-in-cyprus-reopens-its-doors

12. Cyprus tourism gearing up for ‘British invasion’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-gearing-up-for-‘british-invasion

The tourism industry in the Republic of Cyprus is fighting tooth and nail to minimize losses this year, with the tourism minister hinting at British arrivals in mid-July and hoteliers asking for specific dates to get ready...

13. No progress among EU leaders on virus recovery deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-progress-among-eu-leaders-on-virus-recovery-deal

European Union leaders found that a quick deal on the bloc's future long-term budget and a multibillion-euro post-pandemic recovery plan remained beyond their reach Friday as the coronavirus ravages their economies....

14. Cyprus to shoulder costs of quarantine entertainment for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-shoulder-costs-of-quarantine-entertainment-for-tourists

Cyprus’ deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios told the Daily Mail that the island will be ready in the event that a tourist contracts coronavirus while on holiday here, while every effort will be made so that the ‘holiday vibe’ is maintained even while visitors and those accompanying them are in isolation....

15. Cyprus launches second charm offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-follows-up-with-second-video

The Republic of Cyprus has published a second video in its “Better Days” campaign, with the tourism minister pushing for a way forward but at the same time also backing measures to reduce health risks...

16. Man jailed in another Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-in-another-ayia-napa-rape-case

A man has been sentenced to eight years for the rape of a young British woman, who said she was raped after being driven in a dark remote area outside Ayia Napa last year...

17. Handymen wanted in Paphos home larceny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handymen-wanted-in-paphos-home-larceny

Two residence maintenance workers are wanted by police in connection with an investigation into stolen money from a holiday home in Paphos...

18. UK tourists possibly to be allowed into Cyprus within weeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-tourists-possibly-to-be-allowed-into-cyprus-within-weeks

Tourists from the UK are expected to be allowed to visit Cyprus within weeks, Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios told Sky News on Thursday, noting that the Cyprus government is doing everything it can to ensure incoming visitors do not need to spend a period in quarantine....

19. Cyprus must remain successful in battle against virus, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-remain-successful-in-battle-against-virus-health-minister-says

Cyprus has been successful so far in controlling COVID-19 but needs to remain so, said Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, noting that the EU must improve the overall quality of its healthcare services to be better positioned to deal with issues like COVID-19 in the future....

20. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

21. Cyprus hotels to offer attractive packages for locals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hotels-to-offer-attractive-packages-for-locals

With residents of Cyprus likely to look for local holiday options this summer, the Cyprus Hotels Association said it will be offering attractive deals to locals....

22. Cyprus all set to receive tourists from June 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-all-set-to-receive-tourists-from-june-15

The Deputy Tourism Ministry is all set to open the Cyprus tourism market as of June 15....

23. Measures being prepared for reopening of airports in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-being-prepared-for-reopening-of-airports-in-june

The expert team of scientists advising the Health Ministry are coming up with measures that would allow airports to resume operation by June, Head of the Pancyprian Medical Association’s Special Committee on dealing with the coronavirus, Maria Koliou, said Tuesday....

24. 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...

25. EU governments risk clash with EU exec in bid to save tourism season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-governments-risk-clash-with-eu-exec-in-bid-to-save-tourism-season

European Union governments risk a clash with the EU executive arm over their support for travel firms issuing vouchers for cancelled holiday deals without giving customers the option of cash refunds as required by EU law, diplomats said....

26. Cyprus confirmed cases drop to single digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-virus-cases-drop-to-single-digits

The number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Cyprus has dropped to single digits, following a long-drawn effort by authorities on the island to flatten the curve, but results won't be fully known before the month is over....

27. Cyprus shaken by loud Easter fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-brought-to-its-knees-by-fireworks

Nicosia was shaken by non-stop fireworks and police sirens on Holy Saturday, as Greek Orthodox Christians observed the first celebration of Easter at midnight amid a pandemic lockdown...

28. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter

29. Cyprus to prepare three-stage coronavirus exit strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-prepare-three-stage-coronavirus-exit-strategy

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the island’s lockdown exit strategy, which foresees the resumption of the operation of vital sectors of the economy in early May....

30. Sustainability the key word in approach against COVID-19, says Swedish Ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sustainability-the-key-word-in-approach-against-covid-19-says-swedish-ambassador

Sweden’s Ambassador in Nicosia Anders Hagelberg has spoken of the need for a sustainable approach as regards dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and has noted that one cannot compare the measures taken in different countries, as each one has different social and family structures in place....

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