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.
Cyprus is in the queue to be granted US waiver status, being one of only three EU states not to enjoy the travel privilege. US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the
Nicosia and Washington have accelerated their efforts to include Cyprus in the United States’ Visa Waiver Program with the two sides establishing a working group to fast-track the issue. Foreign Minister Nikos