French baguette gains place on World Cultural Heritage list

French baguette gains place on World Cultural Heritage list

The humble baguette, France’s staple bread, made it onto the United Nation’s cultural heritage list on Wednesday, drawing delighted responses from French…
EU sets new recycling targets to reduce packaging waste

EU sets new recycling targets to reduce packaging waste

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday new rules to reduce packaging waste through increased recycled content in plastic drinks bottles and targets…
Cyprus tourism revenue rises sharply, nears pre-pandemic levels

Cyprus tourism revenue rises sharply, nears pre-pandemic levels

Cyprus’ tourism revenue rose by €80 million in September 2022, reflecting an increase of 30 per cent compared to the same month…
Tourists stay less but spend more in Cyprus – data

Tourists stay less but spend more in Cyprus – data

Revenue from tourism reached €1,965.4 billion between January – September 2022, data from the Cyprus Statistical Service show. Compared to 2021, revenue…
High-profile Rotary Institute event held in Cyprus

High-profile Rotary Institute event held in Cyprus

Earlier this month, over 300 officials from 40 countries gathered for a successful Rotary Institute event in Limassol, for the first time…
Alphamega holds island-wide Christmas tree-lightning events

Alphamega holds island-wide Christmas tree-lightning events

Alphamega Hypermarkets has officially started counting down to the most wonderful time of the year. Five Alphamega stores held simultaneous Christmas tree-lighting…
Ryanair in talks to expand into Egypt and Libya

Ryanair in talks to expand into Egypt and Libya

Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers, Ryanair, is in talks with authorities in Egypt and Libya about operating flights to the countries…
The Dream on Dreamer exhibition travels to Nicosia

The Dream on Dreamer exhibition travels to Nicosia

After a successful show in Limassol, the Dream on Dreamer exhibition presented by the Riana Raouna Gallery moves to Nicosia for four…
Annual EU food waste amounts to €140 billion of economic waste, Agriculture Minister says

Annual EU food waste amounts to €140 billion of economic waste, Agriculture Minister says

Food waste is one of the most critical challenges the world faces, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said on Tuesday. Delivering a speech…
Cyprus Airways launches holiday package platform

Cyprus Airways launches holiday package platform

Cypriot airline Cyprus Airways on Tuesday released a statement saying that it is launching a package holidays platform called Cyprus Airways Holidays.…
Cyprus Airways launches package holiday service

Cyprus Airways launches package holiday service

Cyprus Airways on Tuesday announced the start of its venture into package holiday services. Cyprus Airways Holidays, a package holiday platform, offers…
Festive atmosphere and many surprises at Ayia Napa Marina Christmas Village

Festive atmosphere and many surprises at Ayia Napa Marina Christmas Village

Festive activities are popping up around the island and taking over the events agenda for December. One more Christmas village is opening…
Today’s weather: Thunderstorms, possible hail

Today’s weather: Thunderstorms, possible hail

On Tuesday the weather will be mostly cloudy with local rain and isolated thunderstorms and possible hail. Winds will be mainly north-easterly to…
“You have an amazing destination in Cyprus,” Wizz Air’s president tells Phileleftheros

“You have an amazing destination in Cyprus,” Wizz Air’s president tells Phileleftheros

Last week, Wizz Air announced that it is adding two aircraft to its Larnaca base, therefore expanding its capacity and routes. In…
Ayia Napa Marina’s Christmas Village to light up December

Ayia Napa Marina’s Christmas Village to light up December

During the festive season, Ayia Napa Marina will be transformed into a huge Christmas Village for a whole month, with dazzling holiday…