Cyprus enjoys Europe’s longest summers, making it the perfect winter getaway destination

Only 4.5 hours from the UK and with over 300 days of guaranteed sunshine, Cyprus is a top winter break destination thanks to its climate, delicious food, fantastic crowd-free beaches and legendary hospitality.   The island is packed with a range of activities to suit everyone – family resorts, world class spas, golf courses, trekking, …

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Cyprus Tourism Exploitation of Special Interest Tourism

by Christos Petsides* The role that tourism plays in improving the economy and prosperity of a country is enormous. Apart from its contribution to the economy, its contribution to the development of culture, the environment as well as to the preservation of world peace is remarkable. Particularly for Cyprus, the role played by tourism is …

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Message by the President of the Cyprus Hotel Association, Mr Haris Loizides, for the Special Edition of “Holiday in Cyprus 2018” on the occasion of World Travel Market Exhibition

We welcome the opportunity to be part of this special edition of “Holiday in Cyprus” to be published on the occasion of “World Travel Market Exhibition” of 2018 and to present the competitive advantages as well as the achievements of Cyprus Tourism.   Starting from the latter, we are pleased to note that following the …

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Article by the general manager of ACTE/STEK

Tourism in Cyprus constitutes one of the most important economic activities.Through substantiate efforts from all stakeholders involved, the past years have shown vast growth in terms of tourist arrivals and revenue. Nevertheless, one must take into account that our tourists’ per capita and daily expenditure maintain a decreasing trend compared to previous years, a fact …

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The Cyprus Breakfast programme is a project developed by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), the Travel Foundation of the UK and the Cyprus Sustainable Tourism Initiative (CSTI) through the ‘Cyprus Destination Partnership’. The CSTI has the coordination of the Cyprus Breakfast programme till the end of December 2017. The goal of the programme is the …

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The community of Zygi lies built in the south coast of Cyprus, about 40 kilometres south-east of the city of Larnaca.  It is roughly in-between the three big cities, Nicosia, Limassol, and Larnaca.  Zygi is the only community of Cyprus that is built on the beach and has an altitude of 8 meters. The village …

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Location Lofou village is located to the north-west of Limassol, just 26 km from the city. It is on an average altitude of 780 meters and surrounded by the neighboring communities of Pera Pedi to the north (around 6.5 km) and Agios Therapon to the southwest (about 4.5 km). Starting from the Troodos round about …

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Cyprus: Investing In Health Tourism

by Christos Petsides* Health Tourism nowadays is a trend.  Worldwide Health Tourism is a growing industry and many countries are promoting themselves as medical tourism destinations trying to get a percentage of this promising global market. Cyprus has great prospects to enter into this market and for that we actively developing our strategy for this …

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Pafos 2017 Insider Guide: 20 Event Highlights Not to be Missed

Renowned as the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite and standing as one of the most famous places of pilgrimage of the Ancient Greeks, the entire Pafos town also draws attention from around the world as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And now, the spotlight shines brighter than ever on the seaside town steeped in a rich …

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A warm welcome to Cyprus, on behalf of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation

Cyprus tourism is a story of hospitality and so much more; it’s a story of passion on behalf of its people to provide the best to the visitor. Despite its size, the island has a plethora of sights, activities and experiences to offer. Cyprus is an open air museum of cultures and influences, established throughout …

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