Not all news from paradise is positive these days as unsustainable practices and the global warming trend threatens to turn Cyprus and other southern European islands into true desert islands. New concerns over Cyprus’ very limited water resources come from Cyprus’s Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment, which has set up a national […]
Kanika Hotels & Resorts, the leading hotel leisure group in Cyprus and a pioneer in Luxury All-Inclusive and Half-Board Plus holidays, has embarked on a new culinary innovation program that has already delivered the first delicious results across all Kanika Hotels & Resorts.
Announcing the first luxury all-inclusive hotel coming to Paphos in 2015, Kanika Hotels & Resorts will present Olympic Lagoon Resort as a fix for well fixed vacationers.
A study of touristic trends by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) has prompted the launch of a campaign, the Cypriot Breakfast, aimed at showcasing local cuisine. The project, in collaboration with the Travel Foundation in the UK, focuses on tradition rather than diversified Cyprus touristic offerings.
The economies of the EU versus Russia Crimea situation extend farther afield than some visa denials and wanton sanctions against the Russian Federation. With regional tourism massively affected by Russian tourists rubles, how can the EU further a NATO agenda and not hurt places like Spain, Italy, Greece, and Cyprus?
Recent news of banking system problems on the Island of Cyprus have already had further negative impact on Cyprus where inbound tourism is concerned. And, considering the impact tourism has on the overall Cyprus economy, this is maybe the worst sort of news. However, not so many travelers might know that travel to Northern Cyprus shows no such real or percieved banking or other difficulty. You see, Northen Cyprus (officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) is in many ways a wholly separate system.
Cyprus might be struggling to come to terms with the prevailing economic woes around Europe, but you wouldn’t know it if you worked in the country’s tourism sector, which saw foreign tourist arrivals hit a seven-year high last year thanks to an influx of Russian visitors.
A huge advertising campaign will be taken to the many media outlets; TV, radio, posters, flyers, the works, by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation. A tagline the organization created to touch everyone’s heart is; “Cyprus in Your Heart” – striking words, representing Cyprus as it is; beautiful, scenic, from the beaches to the mountain tops, from ancient ruins, to ever more decadent cities.
An increase in tourist arrivals from Russia has powered an increase in Cyprus’ tourism revenue. After a constant increase throughout 2012, revenues are expected to reach 2 billion euros by the end of the year, closing at a 10% increase from last year’s figures, according to the Cyprus Tourism Organistion (CTO).
News from Starwood Hotels and Cyprus, Le Méridien Limassol Spa and Resort just announced having opened their Grand Presidential Suite. An already sumptuous stay on one of the world’s most beautiful Islands, this Cyprus hotel offers award winning service and amenities, and now a 300 sq. m. top floor suite fit for royalty.
As a traveler, you know what it’s like to be new in town, unfamiliar with just about everything around you. Sure, going to review sites and doing your homework via Frommers’ guides and so forth, these resources can generally prepare you for your trip, but the research is not really all that much fun. Now imagine you are headed to Pafos, Cyprus. Even Frommers knows little or nothing about this gem in the Mediterranean.
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For travelers to Cyprus this coming weekend, March 3-4, the Amathus Beach Hotel in Limassol will host The Nordic Trade Fair. The exhibition will feature Nordic craftsmen and entrepreneurs as well as Cypriot companies.
Magnuson Hotels Group, the world’s largest independent hotel chain, has announced the rebranding of Corallia Beach Hotel in Cyprus. Located on the pristine Western coast of the Cyprus, the hotel looks out over Coral Beach and the bay beyond, a perfect setting for a memorable family getaway.
Travel writers always talk about Cyprus as if the Island is some kind of Las Vegas, or Miami Beach, mindless romp through shallow vacation bliss. Well, I suppose it can be that too, if the visitor wants it to be. But, for most travelers, Cyprus can be a little treasure filled jewelry box, or even a lush, artsy craft market – a very large one at that. Here in Cyprus, we’re out of our gourds over arts and crafts, let me explain.