Tourists from Cyprus’ three largest markets, the UK, Russia, and Israel, must pay to enter the island next year after an EU decision subjecting all third-country nationals to a visa waiver fee.
Three female UK tourists were arrested for allegedly assaulting a nurse at Paphos General Hospital amid a wave of condemnations by unions and the Health Ministry. The incident occurred during the early
Tourism boss Savvas Perdios is confident that Cyprus will have a better season than in 2021, despite the war in Ukraine and sanctions imposed on its second-largest market Russia. Talking before the
The loss of tourists from Russia due to sanctions for invading Ukraine has taken its toll on tourism-dependent businesses, including car rentals in popular resorts like Ayia Napa. Car rental associations sound
In March, thousands of British tourists returned to the island for a holiday break, helping arrivals recover to their best level in three COVID-affected years. Arrivals from the United Kingdom – the
France has become a major player in the Cyprus holiday market, with the number of French tourists expected to treble this year to 100,000 visitors, said tourism boss Savvas Perdios. The deputy
Cyprus has “shot itself in the foot” by joining the EU’s ban on Russian aircraft, said Russia ambassador Stanislav Osadchiy, amid concerns over another lost tourism season. In an interview with Sigma
Cyprus Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios has received optimistic messages over this year’s tourist flows from Russia, the island’s second-largest market. Perdios is in Moscow for the second time in just a few
As UK partners signal the island can expect higher volumes of British summer holiday seekers, Cyprus tourism stakeholders are optimistic that 2022 will be a year of recovery following the coronavirus crisis.
A recent influx of arrivals of British tourists has breathed new life into coronavirus stricken Paphos tourism, as hoteliers say October will be the best month for the past two years. Paphos