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1. 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....

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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...

7. Cyprus tones down tourism expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tones-down-tourism-expectations

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism halved its target for tourist arrivals in August to 100,000 as main tour operators exclude Cyprus of their programmes...

8. British visitors start trickling into Greece after ban is lifted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-visitors-start-trickling-into-greece-after-ban-is-lifted

Greece began receiving British visitors on Wednesday after lifting a ban on arrivals from that country. The decision may prompt health concerns but it also opens one of the most important sources of revenues for Greek tourism....

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-600-000-tourists-by-august

The island is expected to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes....

12. Cyprus to foot the bill for infected tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-foot-the-bill-for-infected-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation...

13. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-starts-its-biggest-engine

A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. British High Commission issues FAQ responses for UK tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-issues-faq-responses-for-uk-tourists

The British High Commission on Wednesday provided a series of responses to frequently asked questions by British tourists in Cyprus regarding the unfolding coronavirus pandemic on the island. ...

17. Travel agents issue SOS as cancellations mount

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-agents-issue-sos-as-cancellations-mount

Cancellations and minimal new bookings have brought travel agents to “the brink of disaster”, the President of the Cyprus Association of Travel Agents, Vasilis Stamataris, said in a press conference on Wednesday....

18. Thomas Cook crash is dry run for Brexit failures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-crash-is-dry-run-for-brexit-failures

Social historians will mourn the demise of the world’s oldest travel company, founded by a Baptist carpenter in northern England in 1841; their corporate counterparts will not. With more than 500 high street outlets, Thomas Cook demonstrated a stunning inability to adapt to changing travel habits. The rise of budget airlines and disruptors like Airbnb combined with the weak pound and the unusually hot summer of 2018 to kill off the company which had suffered a near-death experience in 2011. ...

19. Cyprus hotels to take a €60 million hit as thousands stranded by Thomas Cook collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hotels-to-take-a-€60-million-hit-as-thousands-stranded-by-thomas-cook-collapse

Officials at the Deputy Ministry of Tourism are scrambling to ascertain the impact of the collapse of Thomas Cook on the Cypriot hotel industry. ...

20. Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-thomas-cook-scrambles-for-£200-million-to-avert-collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe. ...

21. Ayia Napa C2 holds grand opening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ayia-napa-c2-holds-grand-opening

The Ayia Napa satellite casino is having its grand opening on Wednesday right in the heart of the resort town...

22. Cypriots get a glimpse of City of Dreams

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-get-glimpse-of-city-of-dreams

The Cyprus Casinos "C2" are celebrating their first anniversary in Cyprus and the company chose to look ahead with images and video of the City of Dreams Mediterranean Integrated Casino Resort (ICR), scheduled to open in Limassol in late 2021...

23. US Assistant Secretary for terrorist financing to visit Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-assistant-secretary-for-terrorist-financing-to-visit-cyprus

24. Tourism Minister says Brexit extension to affect holiday prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-minister-says-brexit-extension-to-affect-holiday-prices

25. Bank of Cyprus CEO John Hourican moves on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bank-of-cyprus-ceo-john-hourican-moves-on

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. Passenger traffic in Cyprus airports up by 8 per cent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/passenger-traffic-in-cyprus-airports-up-by-8-per-cent

Passenger traffic in the Republic of Cyprus climbed 8% between January and July this year, with passenger movement through the two international airports close to six million...

29. Polis caves in to step up old campground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polis-caves-in-to-step-up-old-campground

A long and protracted dispute between the Polis Chrysochous municipality and the administration of the local campsite has come to an end, with a new offer on the table sweetening the deal for the private operator...

30. Dherynia mayor appalled at checkpoint backlash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-mayor-appalled-at-checkpoint-backlash

Dherynia Mayor Andreas Karayiannis says his constituents are appalled at groups and politicians protesting against the opening of a checkpoint in their area, despite delays making the crossing an unlikely scenario this summer...

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