Cyprus Holidays

An unusual slice of history

Thursday, 23 August 2012
By Zoe ChristodoulidesPublished on August 19, 2012Cyprus Mail Internet Edition If you are looking for an entertaining outing that doesn’t include the beach try a trip to one of the island’s unusual museums suggests Zoe Christodoulides. AS THE summer holiday spirit continues, most make a beeline for the coast in search of a little respite. But as the masses pack on the beach like ... read more

British largest source of tourism for Cyprus - hotels 100% full

Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Famagusta Gazette, 17th August, 2011 Hotel occupancy rate in Cyprus during high season has reached in many cases up to 100%, Director General of the Cyprus Hotel Association Zacharias Ioannides has said. Ioannides added that the Russian market continues to gain more ground in Cyprus’ tourism, with arrivals in July from Russia showing an increase of 62%, compared to the same month last year... read more

Cyprus tourism rebound uplift continues in June

Monday, 22 August 2011
Financial Mirror, 15.07.2011 Hotels to stay supplied with electricity June saw a repeat of strong tourism arrivals in Cyprus, with the number of tourist arrivals rising by 9.3% to reach 300,817 in June 2011, compared with 275,280 in June 2010. The Russian market continues to soar, with arrivals from Russia rising by 53.4% over the year earlier to 56,407 in June 2001, from 36,770 in June 2010. ... read more

Tourism on the increase with Russians the biggest spenders

Monday, 22 August 2011
Cyprus Mail, 5th July, 2011, by Jacqueline Agathocleous An increase in arrivals from the UK has put a smile back on the face of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), after recent years saw the island’s main source of tourism steadily - and worryingly - diminish. According to the CTO’s deputy chairman Lefkos Fylaktides, the steady reduction in British tourists that has been noted ove... read more

Revenue from Cyprus tourism up by 13.6%

Monday, 22 August 2011
Famagusta Gazette, 01.07.2011 Revenue from tourism reached 187.1 million euros in May 2011 compared to 164.8 million euros in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording an increase of 13.6%. According to the results of the Passenger Survey, for the period January-May 2011 revenue from tourism is estimated at 456.9 million euros compared to 383.0 million euros in the corresponding pe... read more

UK still tops Cyprus arrivals in June

Monday, 22 August 2011
Cyprus Expat press release, 3rd August, 2011 The United Kingdom still topped Cyprus arrivals in June, according to the Cyprus Statistical Office. There were a total of 130,545 arrivals, proving what a valuable market the UK remains in terms of tourism. This is a market Cyprus must be seen to be encouraging, as many other destinations are cheaper. The following month's figures are crucial to th... read more

Tourism revenue outpaces arrivals in first half

Monday, 22 August 2011
Financial Mirror, 8th August, 2011, by Fiona Mullen, Sapienta Economics Ltd. Receipts up 17.1% After years in the doldrums, Cyprus has seen a buoyant year for tourism thanks not least to troubles in the surrounding region that have diverted tourists to safe destinations. While tourism arrivals rose by 10.9% compared with the same period of the previous year in January-June, receipts have, for o... read more

All-New Pafos International Rally Announced for July

Thursday, 9 June 2011
Cyprus Mail, 02.06.11 Organisers of the inaugural Pafos International Rally have given more details about what promises to be a hugely successful motorsport event. Set to take place between Friday 1st and Sunday 3rd July this year, the Pafos International Rally succeeds the long-standing and internationally acclaimed Troodos Rally. Round 4 of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC) and an... read more

Cyprus Tourism Revenue Grows 53% in April

Thursday, 9 June 2011
Agence France Presse, 30.05.11 Cyprus's tourism income spiked 53.5 percent in April, compared to the same month last year, raising hopes of a bumper summer for the Mediterranean holiday island, official figures showed on Friday. Revenue from the key tourism sector reached 136.7 million euros in April against 89 million euros for the same period of 2010, the statistical service said. For the fir... read more

Cyprus Offers Abundant Outdoor Pursuits

Monday, 30 May 2011
holidayhypermarket.co.uk, 25th May, 2011 by Tom Murray Cyprus holidays have enjoyed a boost in popularity as more UK and European holidaymakers have been heading to the Mediterranean island to take advantage of the wide variety of outdoor pursuits and activities. The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) has been promoting the opportunities for outdoor pursuits offered by the island at a series of ... read more
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