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1. North draws criticism over virus declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-draws-criticism-over-virus-declaration

Turkish Cypriot authorities declared the coronavirus a “dangerous infections disease” over the weekend, prompting criticism over the basis and timing of the announcement...

2. Cyprus pushes back date for British tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-back-date-for-british-tourists

A new date for opening flights to incoming passengers from Britain has been tentatively set for August 1 in the Republic of Cyprus, with health officials warning that the decision is conditional on the United Kingdom keeping a firm grip on containing the virus...

3. Cyprus weighs risks of luring back tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-risks-of-luring-back-tourists

The introduction of Britain and Russia into one of the categories that would allow tourists to visit Cyprus is not on the agenda according to Kathimerini sources, with hoteliers waging a battle to assume part of the risk and scientists appearing unconvinced ahead of an upcoming meeting at the Presidential Palace...

4. EU agrees on ‘safe’ travel list, excluding United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-agrees-‘safe-travel-list-excluding-united-states

The European Union has excluded the United States from its initial 'safe list' of countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel from Wednesday....

5. British tourists still in the doghouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-tourists-still-in-the-doghouse

A Cypriot health expert says the United Kingdom could make it into the high risk category at best, as Britain prepares to create “air bridges” that would depend largely on coronavirus infections going down...

6. Greece to open seven border crossings with Balkan countries, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-open-seven-border-crossings-with-balkan-countries-turkey

Greece will reopen seven of its 14 border crossings in the north on Wednesday, as part of the country’s further reopening to tourists from abroad....

7. Northwest Cyprus to be rebranded 'Paphos Riviera' amid fresh tourism designs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/northwest-cyprus-to-be-rebranded-paphos-riviera-amid-fresh-tourism-designs

The Cyprus deputy tourism ministry is eyeing the western extremities of the Paphos region that is expected to be rebranded as the ‘Paphos Riviera’, announcing a new tender for the creation of a tourist development strategy and for the establishment of a tourist identity for the wider areas of Polis Chrysochous and Tylliria....

8. North sending mixed signals over opening to Turkey on July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-sending-mixed-signals-over-opening-to-turkey-on-july-1

The Turkish Cypriot administration was giving off mixed signals over plans to restore connectivity with Turkey on July 1, with head of the administration Ersin Tatar stating Thursday it had decided to stick to the decision and double-check arrivals for the virus, contradicting statements made Wednesday by Kudret Ozersay, in charge of foreign affairs in the north, who said that the administration had failed to reach a final decision and was considering to re-evaluate the move....

9. EU impasse poses threat to Greek tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-impasse-poses-threat-to-greek-tourism

Greece’s plan to open up to the world on July 1 to salvage its tourist season could be jeopardized as there is a growing risk that European Union member-states will fail to agree on the details regarding the opening of their borders to travelers from third countries on that date. ...

10. 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...

11. Passenger from category A country Cyprus' only new case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-from-category-a-country-cyprus-only-new-case

The Republic of Cyprus saw one new coronavirus case on Wednesday, involving a passenger that flew to the island from a category A country and tested upon arrival at the airport....

12. Last coronavirus patient of Famagusta hospital discharged

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-coronavirus-patient-of-famagusta-hospital-discharged

The last patient that was being treated for coronavirus in the Republic of Cyprus’ designated coronavirus hospital in Famagusta was discharged Monday noon....

13. Cyprus airports enter phase two on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-enter-phase-two-on-saturday

The opening of Cyprus airports is set to enter phase two on Saturday, when passengers arriving from countries listed in category A by the Health Ministry will not need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test, but will be subjected to a mandatory rapid test upon arrival....

14. Cyprus president calls off Israel visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-calls-off-israel-visit

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has called off a visit to Israel next week, citing coronavirus concerns, just a day after the Greek Premier concluded his first foreign trip the neighbouring country...

15. Perdios: Cyprus expects just 30% of last year’s tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perdios-cyprus-expects-just-30-of-last-year-s-tourists

Cyprus expects to attract just 30% of the four million tourists that visited the island last year, deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios said, claiming that this year will without a doubt be very tough for the local tourism sector, but the epidemiological data of the island and countries from which it expects tourists will ultimately have the final say....

16. Five new support schemes announced as Cyprus enters recovery stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-support-schemes-announced-as-cyprus-enters-recovery-stage

The five new economic support measures budgeted at 150 million euros that aim to cushion the blow of the coronavirus pandemic as Cyprus enters the stage of recovery were submitted before the cabinet on Tuesday....

17. Cyprus, Greece to be Israeli tourists' first destination, Netanyhu says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-to-be-israeli-tourists-first-destination-netanyhu-says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he aims to resume regular flights to and from Israel by August 1, noting Greece and Cyprus will be the first destination for Israeli tourists....

18. Mitsotakis makes Israel his first destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-makes-israel-his-first-destination

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is traveling to Israel today on his first foreign visit since the coronavirus outbreak. The message is clear, and it is being sent out in several directions. After deepening their mutually beneficial relationship (which is not aimed at any third country) for a decade, Greece and Israel are pushing ties to a new level....

19. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

20. 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....

21. Cyprus to launch tender for rapid tests at airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-tender-for-rapid-tests-at-airports

The Cyprus government will be reissuing a call for the expression of interest by bidders who have acquired the necessary equipment needed for rapid COVID-19 tests, so that incoming tourists won’t need to spend a night in quarantine until labs check their sample for the virus....

22. Police prepping for intense checks over weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-prepping-for-intense-checks-over-weekend

Police will be conducting targeted and intensive inspections over the weekend to check whether food and drink businesses are adhering to health and safety protocols, the force’s spokesperson Christos Andreou said Friday....

23. 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...

24. Karayiannis: guarded quarantines might be required due to over-relaxation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/karayiannis-guarded-quarantines-might-be-required-due-to-over-relaxation

The public must continue to show caution and to take all suggested personal protection measures, health advisory committee member Petros Karayiannis said Thursday, noting that the over-relaxation being observed in Cyprus must stop....

25. New scheme to subsidize airlines conducting flights with low occupancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-scheme-to-subsidize-airlines-conducting-flights-with-low-occupancy

Transport minister Yiannis Karousos on Wednesday announced a new scheme that will support airlines in view of stimulating passenger traffic....

26. With healthcare in focus, Cyprus reopens for visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-healthcare-in-focus-cyprus-reopens-for-visitors

Cyprus reopened its airports on Tuesday after almost three months of lockdown, hoping its record in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and a pledge of free medical treatment for any Covid-19 cases will lure tourists back to its beaches....

27. Republic of Cyprus reopens airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-reopens-airports

Flights resume Tuesday morning in the Republic of Cyprus, with government officials saying they are ready and optimistic about the bold move...

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. Finance minister makes the case for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-makes-the-case-for-cyprus

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is confident the tourism industry in the Republic of Cyprus won’t have a catastrophic year following the pandemic, while calling on Europe to step up its recovery plan equally across the board...

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