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1. Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

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The small Aegean island of Antiparos is in a fever of preparations for the summer’s tourism miracle. ...

2. Berry bliss awaits you on May 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/berry-bliss-awaits-you-on-may-24

The sweet aroma of ripe strawberries will fill the air as Deryneia gears up for the annual Pancyprian Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2024, starting at 4:45 PM....

3. Cyprus inaugurates Troodos Observatory to boost space research and astrotourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inaugurates-troodos-observatory-to-boost-space-research-and-astrotourism

President Nikos Christodoulides inaugurated the Troodos Observatory in Agridia village on Sunday, marking a significant step in Cyprus' burgeoning space research and technology sector....

4. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-black-astronaut-nominee-fulfils-space-dream-after-60-years

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

5. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

6. Hoteliers express concern over slowdown in summer bookings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoteliers-express-concern-over-slowdown-in-summer-bookings

The chair of the Cyprus Hotel Association (PASYXE), Thanos Michaelides, expressed concerns over a summer slowdown in bookings, fearing that 2024 might end with fewer reservations compared to last year. ...

7. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

8. Hadjimanoli: ''We hope to expand into the Asian market''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjimanoli-we-hope-to-expand-into-the-asian-market

Marina Hadjimanoli stepped into her role as Deputy Minister of Shipping amidst a period of upheaval, with the shipping sector grappling with various challenges including geopolitical conflicts and safeguarding supply chains against potential terrorist threats targeting merchant vessels....

9. Deadly road crash claims British tourist's life in Paralimni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-road-crash-claims-british-tourist-s-life-in-paralimni

A tragic road collision turned fatal as 52-year-old Nicholas Charles Fox, a British national, succumbed to injuries sustained during the incident on May 9, 2024, in the province of Famagusta....

10. Residential and commercial land for sale by AstroBank

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AstroBank has listed for sale residential and commercial parcels in Famagusta, Paphos, and Nicosia that are ideal for investment. ...

11. Zakynthos' Navagio Beach shut down for second consecutive summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zakynthos-navagio-beach-shut-down-for-second-consecutive-summer

Zakynthos’ Navagio beach, a popular tourist destination famous for its signature shipwreck, will remain closed to tourists for a second summer this year by ministerial order....

12. Chestertons Global launches in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chestertons-global-launches-in-cyprus

Leading international real estate firm, Chestertons Global, has announced its expansion into the Cyprus property market with the launch of Chestertons Cyprus Residential. ...

13. Mexico: Three surfers found murdered over truck theft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-three-surfers-found-murdered-over-truck-theft

Three tourists – Australian brothers Jake (30) and Callum Robinson (33) and American Jack Carter Rhoad (30) – were found murdered in Baja California, Mexico, authorities confirmed....

14. The hotspots where Cypriots are headed to this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-hotspots-where-cypriots-are-headed-to-this-easter

The Easter festive period can actually be described as the vanguard of the summer holidays for Cypriots who choose to holiday outside Cyprus. ...

15. Cypriots opting for Easter holidays abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriots-opting-for-easter-holidays-abroad

According to the Association of Cyprus Tourism Agents (ACTA), a substantial number of Cypriots are opting for Easter holidays abroad, as indicated by recent figures....

16. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

17. Imported wine squeezes Cyprus market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/imported-wine-squeezes-cyprus-market

According to Kathimerini reporter, Andreas Karamitas, wine marketing in Cyprus boasts an annual turnover of approximately €7 million, a sum primarily fueled by domestic consumption rather than exports, which only account for around €1 million. ...

18. Spain and Greece face dire drought conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/spain-and-greece-face-dire-drought-conditions

“The tourism sector has to adapt to the situation we are experiencing, which is absolutely abnormal,” a member of the Catalan government told the Financial Times......

19. Summer optimism in Cyprus tourism despite regional uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summer-optimism-in-cyprus-tourism-despite-regional-uncertainty

Tourism in Cyprus soared last March, boasting a 9.8% increase, welcoming 202,256 travelers. From January to March 2024, arrivals hit 415,251, marking a 5.4% rise....

20. Famagusta's tourism success, development struggles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-s-tourism-success-development-struggles

Famagusta Province in Cyprus boasts the highest tourism revenue contribution nationwide, but falls short in infrastructure development and enhancement projects....

21. Cyprus-Greece ferry bookings open on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-ferry-bookings-open-on-wednesday

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping announced the commencement of the third season of operation for the Cyprus-Greece Maritime Passenger Link in a press conference held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024....

22. Cyprus gears up for Easter holiday travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-gears-up-for-easter-holiday-travel

With the Easter holidays on the horizon and favorable weather beckoning, Cypriots are organizing their getaways, both domestic and international. As the country's hotels prepare to open at full capacity next week, ...

23. Scandals and sanctimony in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/scandals-and-sanctimony-in-cyprus

In recent years, we've seen it all. From COVID to the Ukraine conflict and the dramatic events unfolding next door in Gaza. Yet, nothing has rocked the average Cypriot quite like the scandal of the Avvakoum Monastery. ...

24. Polish interest peaks as Famagusta tourism draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-interest-peaks-as-famagusta-tourism-draws-attention

There is an increased interest in organized trips from Poland, in the free area of Famagusta, the Famagusta Tourist Development and Promotion Company, which participated in an exhibition recently organized in Poland, notes in a press release....

25. Record crowd watches historic eclipse across North America

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-crowd-watches-historic-eclipse-across-north-america

The next total eclipse will be on 12 August 2026 and will cover large areas of the northern hemisphere....

26. Venice introduces entry fee for day trippers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/venice-introduces-entry-fee-for-day-trippers

In a move aimed at tackling over-tourism, Venice, Italy, has unveiled new regulations for 2024, including restrictions on tour group sizes and the introduction of a €5 entry fee for day-trippers....

27. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

28. 200 Brits rejected daily due to passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/200-brits-rejected-daily-due-to-passport-rules

Simon Calder, a travel correspondent at the Independent, highlights a concerning trend: approximately 200 UK nationals face rejection at EU airports......

29. Mykonos faces tourism crisis amid declining numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mykonos-faces-tourism-crisis-amid-declining-numbers

Despite promising signs for other parts of the country as regards the number of flights and seat bookings for the 2024 tourism season, Mykonos is seeing a decline in both indices for the second year in a row. ...

30. Akamas road irregularities demand answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-road-irregularities-demand-answers

A series of pressing questions has emerged concerning irregularities in the initial phase of the road network construction in Akamas....

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