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1. Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/labor-shortage-hits-antiparos-island

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

2. 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....

3. European airfares hit 20-30% increase from 2019 to 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-airfares-hit-20-30-increase-from-2019-to-2023

Throughout the summer of 2023, air travel across Europe witnessed a significant uptick in prices, with fares soaring 20 to 30% higher compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019, according to recent data from E data.E. released in October....

4. 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......

5. Your perfect Easter getaway: Atlantica Hotels & Resorts invites you

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/your-perfect-easter-getaway-atlantica-hotels-resorts-invites-you

If you're considering where to spend your Easter holidays, the hotels of Atlantica Hotels & Resorts group are the ideal destination....

6. In the face of threats, Biden tells Israel to 'take the win'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-the-face-of-threats-biden-tells-israel-to-take-the-win

The Biden administration congratulated Israel on successfully intercepting over 300 missiles and drones launched by Iran, with US support....

7. 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. ...

8. 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......

9. Hotel industry faces backlash over residence fees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotel-industry-faces-backlash-over-residence-fees

The inclusion of a residence tax within the framework of the green tax reform, affecting hotels, tourist accommodations, and Airbnb, is expected to trigger reactions within the hotel industry....

10. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. DP World sets sail with 31 ships and 48,000 passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dp-world-sets-sail-with-31-ships-and-48-000-passengers

In a remarkable achievement, DP World Limassol experienced its highest monthly passenger traffic since assuming control of the terminal in 2017. October witnessed the arrival of 31 cruise ships, hosting a whopping 48,000 passengers, showcasing the port's growing significance in the cruise....

14. Poles and Greeks: Europe's thriftiest tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poles-and-greeks-europe-s-thriftiest-tourists

Poles are the most tight-fisted tourists in Europe, spending around €185 per person in other countries while visiting for tourism purposes, totalling up to €7.2 billion in 2022....

15. Tourists spend over €1.5 billion, setting new high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourists-spend-over-€1-5-billion-setting-new-high

The most recent data from the Statistical Service regarding tourism revenues are confirming expectations, as expressed by Deputy Minister of Tourism Kostas Koumis in a recent interview with "K". It appears that this year could potentially set a new record for tourism revenues....

16. Delta offers $4,000 for flight delays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delta-offers-$4-000-for-flight-delays

Overbooked flights are becoming more and more commonplace as airlines look to maximize capacity and profits. And smart flyers who aren’t in a rush can capitalize on those crowds, sometimes in a big way....

17. War in Ukraine nears potential 'dirty deal' conclusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-nears-potential-dirty-deal-conclusion

Thomas Friedman, American political commentator, author and weekly columnist for The New York Times, tells Kathimerini that the ongoing war in Ukraine will probably be resolved with “a dirty deal” that will include the loss of a part of eastern Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s accession to NATO and the European Union....

18. Passengers stranded as Swiss plane forgets luggage in Zurich

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-stranded-as-swiss-plane-forgets-luggage-in-zurich

A Swiss International Air Lines plane arrived at its destination without a single checked bag on board....

19. Cyprus real estate market hits €132 million high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-real-estate-market-hits-€132-million-high

August passed by as usual with most people on vacation, including the real estate market. Let's take a look at how the month fared for coastal cities, with no surprises for Nicosia, which was also in vacation mode. Notably, Larnaca had an outstanding performance, surpassing Nicosia for the first time....

20. Weekend adventures in Nicosia's taverns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-adventures-in-nicosia-s-taverns

With the advent of autumn's first month, warm weather lingers, and the curtain falls on summer vacations, ushering in a period of growing daily responsibilities....

21. Public sector considers summer 4-day workweek proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-sector-considers-summer-4-day-workweek-proposal

The Pancyprian Guild of Civil Servants is set to reintroduce a proposal for a four-day workweek in the public sector, according to Stratis Matthaiou, the General Secretary of the Guild. ...

22. Tourism prospects in Cyprus under threat after attacks on Arab tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-prospects-in-cyprus-under-threat-after-attacks-on-arab-tourists

Two months ago, a group from the Deputy Ministry of Tourism, led by the Deputy Minister, visited the United Arab Emirates....

23. First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-jill-biden-tests-positive-for-covid-19

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for Covid-19 Monday, the White House announced....

24. Arab tourists face violence during Cyprus protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arab-tourists-face-violence-during-cyprus-protest

Tourists of Arab origin were attacked during the recent protest against migrants on Friday....

25. Tourists on jet skis killed by Algerian coastguard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourists-on-jet-skis-killed-by-algerian-coastguard

Two French-Moroccan holidaymakers have been killed by the Algerian coastguard after apparently straying into Algerian waters on their jet ski....

26. Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/media-s-impact-in-cyprus-crisis-fanning-flames-or-offering-relief

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social media about what is happening or not, remind us more than ever of the need for serious media that don't simply adopt official statements and don't stay on the surface of things, in the emotional and political stereotypes. ...

27. Did Cyprus President really party during crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/did-cyprus-president-really-party-during-crisis

During the summer of 2021, a photo of Nicos Anastasiades with Takis Zacharato and Angela Demetriou went viral for all the wrong reasons. It wasn't just how the leader of an otherwise serious state chose to have fun, but also the timing that made it so....

28. Steady COVID-19 cases at 1,000 weekly, health official reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steady-covid-19-cases-at-1-000-weekly-health-official-reports

The Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health, Elizabeth Constantinou, revealed that the number of new coronavirus cases in Cyprus maintains stability, averaging around 1,000 cases weekly. ...

29. Tourism's dynamic future: Adapting to change from within

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tourism-s-dynamic-future-adapting-to-change-from-within

It's something we've heard many times from tourism authorities, that 2019 should no longer be used as a point of reference for tourism....

30. Top restaurants to celebrate August 15th in style

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-restaurants-to-celebrate-august-15th-in-style

As summer reaches its peak, locals and visitors in Nicosia are gearing up for a memorable August 15th celebration. While many might head to the coast or countryside for the occasion, others are finding exciting ways to enjoy the holiday in the city....

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