Cyprus tourism revenue hits new high

Cyprus tourism stakeholders are rejoicing as revenues continue to soar, surpassing the 2019 levels, considered the island’s peak year for tourism, according to data from the Statistical Service. The travelers’ survey for

Climate changing real estate

Climate change is reshaping the world in extreme ways, and one industry feeling the heat, quite literally, is real estate. Cyprus is grappling with the impact of climate change, compelling local stakeholders


Sporadic dengue fever cases recorded

Sporadic dengue fever cases have been recorded in Cyprus, said Director of Medical and Public Health Services Dr Elizabeth Constantinou. She told CNA that primary infection within the Republic of Cyprus seems

Measures taken over buffer zone violation

Government measures have been taken in response to Turkish occupation forces encroaching on the UN-controlled buffer zone in Ayios Dometios in Nicosia, according to government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis. Asked about the measures

New asylum applications dip 50%

There was a 50% reduction in new asylum applications between March and October compared to 2022 as deportations increased, the Interior Ministry said. For the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive

Households emptying savings accounts 

Cypriot families find it impossible to squirrel away any savings as they grapple with hefty loan payments and sky-high interest rates as household deposits decline for a fourth month. According to the


November economic sentiment improves

The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) improved in November, compared to October, mainly due to strengthening business sentiment in the services and construction sectors, according to the University of Cyprus Economic Research Centre.