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Tourism contributes €3.5 billion to economy in 2016

Tourism contributes €3.5 billion to economy in 2016

It is a well-known fact that tourism is a significant contributor to the island’s economy, with tourism in 2015 collecting €3.4 billion…
Paphos looking to tap into medical tourism

Paphos looking to tap into medical tourism

A Paphos businessman has set his sights on making his hometown a hot destination for medical tourism after announcing plans to construct…
Israeli tourism push for Paphos

Israeli tourism push for Paphos

By Lucie Robson The Paphos Regional Board of Tourism (PRBT) took part in the International Mediterranean Tourism in Tel Aviv this week…
Stormy weather and snow in Cyprus

Stormy weather and snow in Cyprus

Heavy rain and hail around Nicosia have created dangerous conditions for motorists on the Lakatamia-Anthoupolis-Kokkinotrimithia road as well as Tseriou Avenue and…
Tourists from Britain to Cyprus are increasing, according to British High Commissioner

Tourists from Britain to Cyprus are increasing, according to British High Commissioner

The number of tourists from Britain visiting Cyprus is increasing, according to the British High Commissioner Matthew Kidd, who hosted on Wednesday a reception for…
Government, unions sign deal for tourism under-secretariat

Government, unions sign deal for tourism under-secretariat

By Stelios Orphanides President Nicos Ananastasiades said that as part of the government’s plans to set up a separate under-secretariat for tourism,…
Secretariat for Tourism moves along

Secretariat for Tourism moves along

The government is moving ahead with its plans to reform tourism governance and create a Secretariat for Tourism. President of the Republic,…
Russian tourism to Cyprus up by 50 percent

Russian tourism to Cyprus up by 50 percent

THE Russian Ambassador has said the number of tourists from Russia visiting Cyprus in 2016 grew by 50% compared to the previous…
Donald Trump Jr takes over Washington hotel near White House

Donald Trump Jr takes over Washington hotel near White House

Donald Trump Jr. has taken the reins of the Trump International Hotel near the White House after critics charged it was a…
Paphos promotes tourism in Israel

Paphos promotes tourism in Israel

THE Israeli market is being actively targeted as part of an ongoing tourism plan to encourage travellers between Paphos and Tel Aviv…
Hotels in north report drop in occupancy, expanded capacity

Hotels in north report drop in occupancy, expanded capacity

By Tahsin Eroglu and Stelios Orphanides The occupancy rate of hotels operating in the Turkish held area of Cyprus fell by 0.4…
Ayia Napa marina residences to cost up to €5 million

Ayia Napa marina residences to cost up to €5 million

Naguib Sawiris, the Egyptian billionaire businessman behind the Ayia Napa marina development has begun the active promotion of the project, seeking buyers…
Hotel conference to examine 2017 tourism prospects

Hotel conference to examine 2017 tourism prospects

Favorable prospects in the tourism sector worldwide, growing competition, and an increasing uncertainty in the region will be discussed at the Cyprus…
Six new hotels, thirty renovated says CTO

Six new hotels, thirty renovated says CTO

Feverish preparations are taking place in the Famagusta District for the next tourist season beginning in April, with many hotel businesses making…
Cobalt says fourth Airbus 320 added to fleet

Cobalt says fourth Airbus 320 added to fleet

By Stelios Orphanides Cypriot airline Cobalt said on Friday it added a fourth aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus 320, which will…

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