Archive for the ‘Cyprus’ Category
With a history of human habitation dating back to the 6th century BC, year-round sunshine and stunning scenery, it’s no wonder that Cyprus is among the most popular holiday destinations in southern Europe. It attracts more than two million tourists each year, and with many operators offering cheap holidays to Cyprus, there has never been [...]
The bones of martyred saints and sombre shrines may not be at the top of every tourist’s must-see holiday wish list. But the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, better known as a major European sun-and-sea spot, is determined to delve into its rich cultural heritage and exploit the budding — and more wholesome — market of [...]
By Hazel Heyer l Special to eTN Evacuation continues for thousands of Americans and Europeans fleeing Lebanon aboard ships. Hundreds more of the expatriate workers and visiting foreigners prepare to move in the coming days through every possible modes of transport and viable routes.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) – The government said Wednesday it will submit a revised rescue plan for ailing Cyprus Airways to the European Commission.
Londa, the first couture hotel in Cyprus, has recently reopened following an 18-month, multi-million dollar transformation. A new member of Great Hotels of the World, the hotel has been remodelled as a contemporary business and leisure hotel, with upscale facilities for in-house guests as well as island residents.
Greek Cypriots want more land and the right to go home; Turkish Cypriots want a share of power and a place in the international community. Both sides would get more holidays and more money as well as a new national anthem — without any words. The United States wants to satisfy key Muslim ally Turkey; [...]
The president of the Cyprus Tourism Organization (CTO), Mr. Photis Photiou, discussed the prospect of religious tourism with the Bishop of Kykkos Nikiforos, who gladly offered his help with the development of cooperation among orthodox countries such as Romania, Bulgaria, and Russia. Mr. Photiou also met with the Chinese ambassador in Nicosia. The Chinese market [...]