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Cyprus Shrinks Safe List to Three EU Countries for Tourist Arrivals

Cyprus Shrinks Safe List to Three EU Countries for Tourist Arrivals

NICOSIA -- Cyprus’ hopes to keep tourists coming during the lingering COVID-19 pandemic has taken another hit after arrivals in the European…
Russian tourist, 81, pronounced dead after being pulled from sea

Russian tourist, 81, pronounced dead after being pulled from sea

An 81-year-old Russian woman was pronounced dead after lifeguards pulled her out of the water in a Larnaca beach on Friday. Around…
Rwandan court finds ‘Hotel Rwanda’ film hero guilty in terrorism case

Rwandan court finds ‘Hotel Rwanda’ film hero guilty in terrorism case

A Rwandan court on Monday found Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film about the 1994…
US diplomat participates in international Coastal CleanUp Day event in Larnaca

US diplomat participates in international Coastal CleanUp Day event in Larnaca

Waste management is something that needs to be tackled at the source, said US ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber, marking International Coastal…
President cancels meeting with archbishop for attending Turkish event

President cancels meeting with archbishop for attending Turkish event

President Nicos Anastasiades’ meeting with the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America Elpidoforos, was called off because the cleric attended the opening of…
Limassol ready for freediving world championship

Limassol ready for freediving world championship

Two years after the last Aida World Championship in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, the International Association for the Development of Apnea (Aida) is ready…
Bosnia’s wild horses: Promising tourist attraction, or farmers’ pest?

Bosnia’s wild horses: Promising tourist attraction, or farmers’ pest?

By Daria Sito-Sucic Wild horses galloping across rugged mountains in western Bosnia are an ever-bigger tourist attraction, but need protection from local…
Britain mulls easing Covid-19 travel rules for England

Britain mulls easing Covid-19 travel rules for England

The British government will on Friday consider easing England’s COVID-19 rules for international travel, a late-season boost for airlines, holiday and tourism…
Bahrain flights may help Cyprus attract Saudi tourists, says Perdios

Bahrain flights may help Cyprus attract Saudi tourists, says Perdios

The mooted deal for Bahrain’s national airline Gulf Air to use Larnaca airport as a hub for a number of international destinations…
British Airways owner not planning to tap shareholders for capital

British Airways owner not planning to tap shareholders for capital

British Airways owner IAG (ICAG.L) is not planning to raise billions of euros from shareholders to get the company through the extended…
World Tourism Day 2021 theme coincides with Cyprus’s National Strategy

World Tourism Day 2021 theme coincides with Cyprus’s National Strategy

The 2021 World Tourism Day theme titled “Tourism for Inclusive Growth” coincide with Cyprus’ 2030 National Strategy for Tourism, Deputy Ministry for…
Tourist arrivals in Cyprus record increase of 208.7% in August 2021

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus record increase of 208.7% in August 2021

The arrivals of tourists in Cyprus reached 321,858 in August 2021, recording an increase of 208.7% compared to August 2020 (during which…
Beach clean-up in Paphos

Beach clean-up in Paphos

As part of the World Clean-up day on September 18, six volunteers from Freedom Divers Cyprus in Anarita Paphos spent two hours…
US will re-open to international travellers with vaccine requirements

US will re-open to international travellers with vaccine requirements

The United States will re-open to air passengers from China, India, Britain and many other European countries who have received COVID-19 vaccines…
EU says people with AZ shots should be able to travel to US

EU says people with AZ shots should be able to travel to US

The European Commission said on Tuesday it would make sense for the United States to allow travel by people vaccinated with the…