Cypriot receives IMO Gender Equality Award

Cypriot Despina Theodosiou has received the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) first Gender Equality Award. According to the Deputy Ministry of Shipping, the decision was taken during the 130th Session of the IMO Council

Paphos wins EU Smart tourism award

Paphos and Sevilla in Spain have won the EU 2023 European Capitals of Smart Tourism competition. Organisers said the award resulted from a careful and systematic effort by the municipality and the organisation for Tourism


Award for cruise pioneer Loizou

Cyprus cruising pioneer Costakis Loizou, who transformed a small family travel agency into a major hotels and tourism company, received the InBusiness Lifetime Achievement Award for his 50 years’ contribution to the

Lifetime achievement award for Michael Leptos

Michael Leptos, a key figure in the island’s flourishing property development sector, was posthumously honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the first ‘Cyprus Architecture, Property and Interior Design Awards’ held in Nicosia.

Cypriot start-up EMBIO wins innovation award

Cypriot start-up EMBIO Diagnostics is among five winners of the first online Start-up Innovation Challenge by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to encourage creative and innovative responses to COVID-19. Some 226 companies from 30 countries