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1. More Russians visiting Spain despite EU sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-russians-visiting-spain-despite-eu-sanctions

The number of Russian nationals who are reaching Spain for travel purposes keeps increasing despite flight sanctions continuing to remain in place....

2. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

3. Cyprus to charge €80 to Russians applying for tourist visas beginning December 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-charge-€80-to-russians-applying-for-tourist-visas-beginning-december-1

Cypriot authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply facilitated rules for citizens of Russia applying for tourist visas....

4. Emirates to resume daily operations to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/emirates-to-resume-daily-operations-to-cyprus

Emirates will be increasing the flight frequency of its Malta-Larnaca-Dubai route to a daily service starting 1 December 2022. This will bring back the airline’s operations on this route back to pre-pandemic levels, signalling a steady recovery amid the easing of travel restrictions worldwide....

5. Slight decrease of tourist beds in the EU in 2021, Cyprus remained stable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/slight-decrease-of-tourist-beds-in-the-eu-in-2021-cyprus-remained-stable

According to data released by Eurostat, the EU's statistical service, the number of guest rooms in tourist accommodations across the EU decreased slightly in 2021 compared to 2019 but remained stable compared to 2020....

6. British business travelers being turned back from EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-business-travelers-being-turned-back-from-eu-countries

British business travelers are being turned back from European countries for going against post-Brexit movement restrictions that will be applied more rigorously once the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is introduced in November next year....

7. Russians can no longer get golden visas from Portugal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-can-no-longer-get-golden-visas-from-portugal

A total of ten Russian citizens who applied for Portugal’s Golden Visas from February 24 this year have been denied, according to the announcement provided by the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service....

8. Ryanair blames 'lack of incentives' for closing its Athens hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ryanair-blames-lack-of-incentives-for-closing-its-athens-hub

The intense competition in the domestic market, which started to shrink Ryanair’s share, is the reason why it decided to close its base in Athens this winter....

9. Discussions on tougher travel rules for Russians to begin immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discussions-on-tougher-travel-rules-for-russians-to-begin-immediately

Discussions among the relevant EU institutions to examine how the EU-Russia Visa Facilitation Agreement, which was fully suspended on Wednesday during the informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) in Prague, will begin as soon as possible, according to a Foreign Ministry press release issued on Thursday....

10. Germany and France against blocking Russian visitors to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-may-suspend-visa-facilitation-agreement-with-russia-this-week

Germany and France are rejecting a proposal to ban the entry of Russian tourists or visitors to the European Union with a joint position document....

11. Unprecedented rise in dog abandonments this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-rise-in-dog-abandonments-this-year

Dog shelters in Cyprus are "filled to the brim", volunteers say, as they are daily called to take in abandoned dogs, while adoptions from the UK – where the majority of dogs go to – have plunged due to Brexit, the pandemic and the economic crisis....

12. Cyprus tourism rebounds despite lack of Russian tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-rebounds-despite-lack-of-russian-tourists

Beside sparkling Mediterranean waters at the Cypriot resort town of Ayia Napa, the bars are bouncing with foam dance parties as tourist numbers rebound following two tough years of the pandemic....

13.  The top worst airports to transit through this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-top-worst-airports-to-transit-through-this-month

With the removal of Coronavirus travel restrictions, air travel to, from and throughout Europe is slowly returning to normality, with the European Travel Commission (ETC) predicting that 70 percent of the pre-pandemic travel in the continent will recover this year....

14. Greece: Covid infected tourists no longer required to quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-covid-infected-tourists-no-longer-required-to-quarantine

A new government decision issued by the Greek authorities earlier this week has established that tourists who get infected with the COVID-19 disease while being in Greece will not be required to go into quarantine. ...

15. Tourism stages comeback despite losses from Russian market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-stages-comeback-despite-losses-from-russian-market

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus during May increased significantly compared to the same month of 2021, however, they were still lower compared to May 2019 and with obvious losses from the Russian and Ukrainian markets....

16. Staff shortages lead to travel chaos at European airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/staff-shortages-lead-to-travel-chaos-at-european-airports

Even though the COVID-19 travel restrictions have already been lifted in the majority of European Union states, travellers continue facing other inconveniences at European airports....

17. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

18. EU: Masks at airports and planes no longer mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-masks-at-airports-and-planes-no-longer-mandatory

Passengers traveling by plane in Europe from next week should no longer be required to wear a mask on their flight or at an airport, according to guidance issued Wednesday by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)....

19. EU parliament votes to keep EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-to-keep-eu-digital-covid-certificate-in-place-until-june-next-year

The Parliament of the European Union has given the green light to the Member States to keep the EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year....

20. Covid curbs lifted in Greece ahead of summer season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-curbs-lifted-in-greece-ahead-of-summer-season

Greece lifted Covid-19 restrictions on Sunday for foreign and domestic flights, its civil aviation authority said, ahead of the summer tourism season that officials hope will see revenues bouncing back from the pandemic slump....

21. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

22. Cyprus 'very close' to ending all covid restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-very-close-to-ending-all-covid-restrictions

The Cypriot government is ‘very close’ to ending all coronavirus restrictions according to health minister, who says hospitalizations were down significantly in the last couple of days...

23. Property sales hit 14-year high in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/property-sales-hit-14-year-high

Property sales in March, as measured by the number of sale contracts deposited at Land Registry offices, hit a 14-year high according to figures released by the Department of Lands and Surveys....

24. Ministers point out the need for 'the Cyprus experience' in tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministers-point-out-the-need-for-the-cyprus-experience-in-tourism

There is a need for quality tourism in Cyprus as well as one that can be resilient in the face of a continuing crisis, ...

25. Russia to bar entry for people from growing list of 'unfriendly' nations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-to-bar-entry-for-people-from-growing-list-of-unfriendly-nations

Russia said on Monday it was preparing to restrict entry into Russia for nationals of "unfriendly" countries, which include Britain, all European Union states and the United States. ...

26. Nicosia roundtable calls on Cyprus to reexamine sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-roundtable-calls-on-cyprus-to-reexamine-sanctions

Leaders from the Russian business community in the Republic of Cyprus are calling on the government to reexamine sanctions in the wake of the war in Ukraine, saying the measures were hurting the island nation...

27. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

28. Loss of 1.5% to 2% of Cypriot GDP due to a ban on Russian flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loss-of-1-5-to-2-of-cypriot-gdp-due-to-a-ban-on-russian-flights

Cyprus could lose 1.5% to 2% of its growth rate this year if the Cypriot airspace (under EU sanctions) to Russia remains closed for the whole of 2022, estimates the rating agency DBRS Morningstar, noting that despite the negative impact, the war in Ukraine will not derail the medium-term prospects of the Cypriot economy....

29. Russian planes face near-total airspace ban to west

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-planes-face-near-total-airspace-ban-to-west

Russian airlines face a near-total airspace blockade to the country's west after an EU official said most European countries are set to impose flight bans....

30. Freedom Day in the UK from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-day-in-the-uk-from-today

England woke up to freedom today after nearly two years of crippling on-off lockdowns as all emergency Covid laws introduced to tackle the pandemic ended at midnight....

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