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91. First Winter Swimmer's Festival makes a splash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-winter-swimmer-s-festival-makes-a-splash

In a pioneering event, the inaugural Winter Swimmers Festival unfolded in Ayia Napa on Sunday, attracting the participation of up to 200 winter swimmers from across Cyprus. Deputy Minister of Tourism, Kostas Koumis, pledged his support to propel the festival to international acclaim....

92. House President praises France’s support for Cyprus in Paris meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-france-s-support-for-cyprus-in-paris-meetings

The strategic cooperation between Cyprus and France in the key sectors of security, defence, energy, tourism, trade and education and the mutual will to further deepen them, were emphasised by the President of the Parliament Annita Demetriou and French officials, with whom she met on Wednesday as part of her visit to France....

93. 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!...

94. Platres' historical tapestry unfurls with new Open Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/platres-historical-tapestry-unfurls-with-new-open-museum

In the next few months, the completion of the Open Museum of Platres is expected. In an interview with ''K,'' Platres Mayor Panagiotis Papadopoulos disclosed that work has commenced on the exhibition space, serving as the starting point for a historical walk through Platres....

95. Dr. Anastasatos forecasts bright future for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-anastasatos-forecasts-bright-future-for-cyprus-economy-in-candid-interview

Eurobank group's chief economist, Dr Tasos Anastasatos, expresses optimism about the Cyprus economy, emphasizing that the decision to expand the group's banking presence in Cyprus is linked to these positive economic prospects....

96. Houthi strikes send prices soaring in global trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-strikes-send-prices-soaring-in-global-trade

In recent weeks, the developments in the Red Sea, with the Houthi attacks on commercial ships and their impact on global trade, have dominated the discussions of suppliers with their partners....

97. Eighty football teams choose Cyprus for intensive training

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eighty-football-teams-choose-cyprus-for-intensive-training

Eighty football teams have already chosen Cyprus for their training preparation this year, Tourism Deputy Minister Costas Koumis said on Thursday, noting that last year the total number of teams that arrived in Cyprus for their training preparation was 92....

98. President reveals higher education upgrade by May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-reveals-higher-education-upgrade-by-may

The comprehensive strategy for the reorganization and improvement of Higher Education is due to be published by May the latest, said the President of Cyprus......

99. Occupied areas to feature on Google's StreetView

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-areas-to-feature-on-google-s-streetview

A protocol for the integration of roads in the occupied territories into Google's platforms was signed by the ''Minister of Public Works and Transport,'' Erhan Arikli, and the Director of Fact Innovation and Technologies Ltd, Sadi Yolgetsen....

100. Greece rolls out 'climate resilience levy' to fund post-disaster reconstruction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rolls-out-climate-resilience-levy-to-fund-post-disaster-reconstruction

In an effort to finance reconstruction projects following severe forest fires and floods, the Greek government has introduced a new accommodation tax, referred to as the 'climate resilience levy.'...

101. A government on fragile ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-government-on-fragile-ground

In May 2022, Nikos Christodoulides announced his candidacy for the Presidency of the Republic, only to be overshadowed by the revelation of a partially plagiarized speech from Ioannis Kasoulides during the 2008 presidential election....

102. Europe tightens rules on short-term rentals for sustainable tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/europe-tightens-rules-on-short-term-rentals-for-sustainable-tourism

The noose has tightened for short-term rentals within European territory, i.e. ''Airbnb'' and other well-known platforms. The aim of the new three rules from the European institutions is to promote more sustainable tourism,...

103. Hotel occupancy rates at 30%-40% in December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotel-occupancy-rates-at-30-40-in-december

The average occupancy rates in December, the predominantly festive month, in hotels and accommodation units, is expected to range around 35% to 40%, ...

104. Minister upset as staff gaps widen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-upset-as-staff-gaps-widen

In its 2023 Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) report, the European Commission identifies major shortages in construction, healthcare, science, technology, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations, spanning high, medium, and low-skilled roles...

105. President launches state-sponsored arts opportunities for youth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-launches-state-sponsored-arts-opportunities-for-youth

President Nikos Christodoulides announced the initiation of the much-anticipated youth culture card, marking a significant step towards supporting the arts and engaging young minds in the cultural richness of Cyprus. ...

106. Themis Themistocleous signals potential 2024 interest rate cut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/themis-themistocles-signals-potential-2024-interest-rate-cut

In their ''Year Ahead 2024'' forecast, analysts at Swiss financial giant UBS anticipate a slowdown in the strength of the US economy throughout 2023. ...

107. One to three-star hotels dominate Greece’s accommodations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-to-three-star-hotels-dominate-greece-s-accommodations

Three in four Greek hotels belong in lower categories of one to three stars, representing 50% of the country’s total capacity in terms of rooms, according to data from the Institute of Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels....

108. Cypriots pack bags for record-breaking 2023 getaways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-pack-bags-for-record-breaking-2023-getaways

Cypriots are preparing suitcases for abroad, taking advantage of the short holidays offered by the Christmas and New Year celebrations....

109. Ministry reverts VAT refund amount to €50

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-reverts-vat-refund-amount-to-€50

The Ministry of Finance's new circular set to change in 2024, altering the decision that foresaw an increase in the minimum expenditure from €50 to €175. ...

110. Occupied territories witness a 33% surge in visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/occupied-territories-witness-a-33-surge-in-visitors

In the first 10 months of this year, the influx of visitors to the occupied territories through land entry points and ports saw a remarkable increase of 33% compared to the corresponding period last year, totaling 1,520,604 individuals....

111. 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....

112. Mitsotakis and Erdogan's Cyprus talks heat up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-and-erdogan-s-cyprus-talks-heat-up

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who met in Athens on Thursday, referred to the Cyprus issue during their joint statements to the press....

113. Erdogan and Mitsotakis sign Landmark Friendship Declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-and-mitsotakis-sign-landmark-friendship-declaration

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's arrival in Athens signals a pivotal moment in the longstanding tension between Greece and Turkey....

114. Land sales to foreigners restricted in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/land-sales-to-foreigners-restricted-in-occupied-territories

Dursun Oguz, the interior minister, announced new restrictions on land sales to foreigners in the occupied territories during his visit to Ankara....

115. Paphos delegation thrives in Seville, European Smart Tourism Capital 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-delegation-thrives-in-seville-european-smart-tourism-capital-2023

Nassos Hadjigeorgiou, Executive Director of the Pafos Region Tourism Development and Promotion Company, and Dr. Zenon Zignonos, Smart City Projects Manager of the Municipality of Pafos, engaged in a highly successful transition to Seville, the designated European Smart Tourism Capital for 2023....

116. Cyprus expects over 300,000 Polish tourists in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expects-over-300-000-polish-tourists-in-2024

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Kostas Koumis, announced on Thursday that tourist arrivals from Poland are expected to exceed 300,000 in 2024....

117. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Larnaca without leaving your seat!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/immerse-yourself-in-the-beauty-of-larnaca-without-leaving-your-seat

In an exciting leap for travel enthusiasts, VirtualLarnakaRegion.com is breaking new ground, offering a whimsical virtual tour of Larnaca, Cyprus' most enchanting locales....

118. Major announcement positions Cyprus for cutting-edge healthcare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-announcement-positions-cyprus-for-cutting-edge-healthcare

In a significant development, Vivant Medical Investments PLC disclosed plans for AHEPA University Hospital Cyprus on Monday, positioning it as the largest private and fully accredited university hospital in Cyprus....

119. Cyprus allocates 65M euros for diverse tourism initiatives in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-allocates-65m-euros-for-diverse-tourism-initiatives-in-2024

The National Tourism Strategy's update has recently concluded, announced by Deputy Minister Kostas Koumis, known as "K." This undertaking commenced shortly after his assumption of office in March 2023, with an initial target to finalize it by the year's end. ...

120. Mega investments and unanswered questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mega-investments-and-unanswered-questions

In the realm of business expansions and openings, an intriguing anomaly surfaces—the apparent lack of foresight. Take, for instance, multi-million investments requiring a substantial workforce. ...

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