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1. King Charles hosts Japan’s Emperor Naruhito during royal health challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-charles-hosts-japan-s-emperor-naruhito-during-royal-health-challenges

Britain's King Charles III and Queen Camilla welcomed Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako to London on Tuesday, marking the beginning of a three-day state visit featuring a military parade, a carriage procession, and a state banquet....

2. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

3. Government rejects FTI Group's bailout plea, leading to bankruptcy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-rejects-fti-group-s-bailout-plea-leading-to-bankruptcy

FTI Group, Europe’s third-largest travel provider, declared bankruptcy today following unsuccessful negotiations with the federal government, impacting 11,000 employees and tens of thousands of travelers currently on holiday or with future bookings....

4. European airfares hit 20-30% increase from 2019 to 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-airfares-hit-20-30-increase-from-2019-to-2023

Throughout the summer of 2023, air travel across Europe witnessed a significant uptick in prices, with fares soaring 20 to 30% higher compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019, according to recent data from E data.E. released in October....

5. 155 million crossings in over two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/155-million-crossings-in-over-two-decades

In the two decades since the roadblocks opened, travel between the divided territories in Cyprus has seen a significant increase, according to data from the Ministry of Tourism cited by Yeni Douzen. The figures reveal a total of 155 million crossings from April 23, 2003, to the present day....

6. US airlines push Biden to halt China routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-airlines-push-biden-to-halt-china-routes

Large U.S. airlines and some of their unions are asking the Biden administration to stop approving any more flights between the United States and China because of what they call ''anti-competitive'' policies that China imposes on U.S. carriers....

7. America's airports finally win the restroom race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/america-s-airports-finally-win-the-restroom-race

After a decade-long slump, American airports are celebrating a resurgence in restroom excellence....

8. Inflation and new markets propel spending close to €3 billion in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-and-new-markets-propel-spending-close-to-€3-billion-in-2023

Just before the end of last summer, economic analysts' projections for 2023 tourism revenue were nearing a record close to €3 billion. ...

9. ''It will make the invisible, visible''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-will-make-the-invisible-visible

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that a bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage would make their families ''visible.''...

10. Cyprus shines with 20% tourism surge!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-shines-with-20-tourism-surge

In a burst of post-pandemic enthusiasm, Cyprus shines as the EU's tourism star, celebrating an impressive 20% surge in 2023 – a dazzling spectacle second only to a breathtaking fireworks display!...

11. Cypriots opt for overseas New Year celebrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-opt-for-overseas-new-year-celebrations

Many Cypriots are traveling abroad this year for the New Year, choosing as destinations mostly Greece and the United Kingdom, but also Central European countries, the President of the Association of Travel Agents (ACTA) Haris Papacharalambous has told CNA....

12. Chinese elite move billions abroad in economic shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-elite-move-billions-abroad-in-economic-shift

In a remarkable shift this year, affluent Chinese have moved hundreds of billions of dollars out of the country, capitalizing on the end of COVID precautions that had tightly sealed China's borders for nearly three years....

13. Cyprus shines as one of Google's favorite travel searches in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shines-as-one-of-google-s-favorite-travel-searches-in-2023

According to a report by cntraveller.com, Cyprus stands out among the destinations most sought-after on Google in 2023. This comes in a year that has seen a return to pre-pandemic levels....

14. Pocket drain or green gain? Denmark's tricky tax call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pocket-drain-or-green-gain-denmark-s-tricky-tax-call

Airports Council International Europe has issued a cautionary note to the Danish Government, discouraging the introduction of a passenger tax averaging 100 Danish krone or $14 (€13.41) on air travel....

15. 40-year-old man's affair with AI takes shocking turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/40-year-old-man-s-affair-with-ai-takes-shocking-turn

Some Americans are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots for "emotional support, companionship and even sexual gratification," according to a new report from The Washington Post....

16. Poles and Greeks: Europe's thriftiest tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poles-and-greeks-europe-s-thriftiest-tourists

Poles are the most tight-fisted tourists in Europe, spending around €185 per person in other countries while visiting for tourism purposes, totalling up to €7.2 billion in 2022....

17. Over 220,000 victims trafficked for Southeast Asia's online fraud schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-220-000-victims-trafficked-for-southeast-asia-s-online-fraud-schemes

A new UN report estimates that hundreds of thousands of people from around the world have been trafficked to Southeast Asia to run online scams....

18. Cyprus Airways records a 70% surge in passenger numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airways-records-a-70-surge-in-passenger-numbers

Cyprus Airways announced on Monday that in July 2023 it carried 77,656 passengers, which is 70% more passengers than carried during July 2022....

19. Croatia tops the list for summer escapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/croatia-tops-the-list-for-summer-escapes

Croatia has recently gained considerable popularity as a top holiday escape for tourists around the world, particularly attracting the interest of travellers coming from Britain....

20. Tourism's dynamic future: Adapting to change from within

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tourism-s-dynamic-future-adapting-to-change-from-within

It's something we've heard many times from tourism authorities, that 2019 should no longer be used as a point of reference for tourism....

21. Nicosia: Europe's no. 3 digital nomad hotspot!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-europe-s-no-3-digital-nomad-hotspot

The capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, ranks third after Bucharest and Madrid, in the list of the ten best European cities for digital nomads....

22. Tourism sets record revenue with fewer arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-sets-record-revenue-with-fewer-arrivals

The latest data on tourism revenues for the month of May has brought encouraging news for the tourism sector, signaling positive effects on the Cypriot economy....

23. Strongest work-from-home rights for Australians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strongest-work-from-home-rights-for-australians

Before COVID-19 sent one-third of the global workforce home, the Melbourne property surveyor that employs drone operator Nicholas Coomber called its 180-strong staff into the office every day at 9 a.m. to hand out assignments....

24. Europe dominates 7/10 searched summer getaways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-dominates-7-10-searched-summer-getaways

The European destinations continue to have the highest travel interest this summer, while Asia Pacific has experienced a surge in popularity, a recent research by Skift has revealed, showing the ten most searched destinations for travel in the summer of 2023 is led by Bangkok, Thailand....

25. Amsterdam crowned ultimate tourist hotspot in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-crowned-ultimate-tourist-hotspot-in-europe

Amsterdam has been announced as Europe’s best capital city destination to visit as a tourist in 2023, leaving behind popular destinations like Rome, Paris, and London....

26. Rapid expansion for Cyprus Airways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-expansion-for-cyprus-airways

Cyprus Airways in the first half of 2023 carried a total of 260,000 passengers marking a steep increase of 300% year on year, while it doubled its operations compared with June of last year....

27. Greece tops billionaires' Mediterranean getaways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-tops-billionaires-mediterranean-getaways

Greece is this year's number one destination for billionaires in the Mediterranean, surpassing Italy, which traditionally was their top choice. However, according to the travel planners for the 1%, billionaires no longer want to go to Mykonos....

28. Americans to require visas for EU in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-to-require-visas-for-eu-in-2024

United States passport holders have long traveled throughout most of the world without having to worry about visa applications: American travelers currently have visa-free access to 184 destinations worldwide,...

29. Tourism to drop by 10% in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-to-drop-by-10-in-the-mediterranean

According to tourism agencies and experts, the high summer temperatures in Southern Europe could permanently change tourist habits, with more travelers choosing more relaxed destinations or taking their vacations in spring or autumn to avoid excessive heat. ...

30. EU Commission proposes digital euro as cash alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-proposes-digital-euro-as-cash-alternative

Digital currencies have grown in popularity. Unlike bitcoin, the digital euro would be a central bank digital currency (CBDC), essentially, electronic cash. ...

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