Cyprus Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios has stated his optimistic view on the potential for tourist flows from Russia this season.
Cyprus’ tourism ministry launches a reboot/rebrand to remind people to “Love Cyprus” again. A new logo and new experiences are in the mix.
Cyprus remains on the UK government`s amber list, after changes to international travel rules for COVID-19.
Cyprus’ Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios, said earlier this week that the coming weeks will be extremely difficult for tourism.
Cyprus tourism may not reach the halfway point of 2019 visits as predicted. COVID cases are rising and hoteliers fear failure for 2021.
U.K. nationals who have received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine will be allowed to visit the island as of May 1.
Russia’s Aeroflot will resume flights to Cyprus on Nov. 22 but only for those persons allowed. Tourists, so far, are not a category mentioned.
Arrivals of tourists to Cyprus were only 87,334 in September 2020 compared to 524,707 in September 2019, a decrease of 83.4%.
The reopening the beachfront area of the abandoned Varosha resort on in northern Cyprus causes public outcry.
According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, tourist arrivals were only about 20% of what they were in 2019 in August.
World Bank says reunification of Cyprus would see the income of both Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriot increase by 7%.
Coming 25 – 27 January 2020 in Nicosia, the 1st International Exhibition – Hospitality Expo Cyprus will feature key technologies, services, and strategies for the Cyprus market.