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Petition Launched to Reinstate Ferry Link Between Greece and Cyprus

An online campaign calling for the reinstatement of a ferry service connecting Piraeus in Greece with Limassol in Cyprus, has thus far gathered over 11,400 signatures.

Tourists Visiting Cyprus Break All Records in July

Cyprus welcomed over half a million tourists in July, marking a first-time record in the number of visitors and arrivals, the Cyprus Tourism Organization said.

Mt Athos Area Cuisine Takes the Spotlight @ Kouzina 2016

With the Mediterranean Diet at its core, this year’s Mount Athos Area Kouzina events kick off on May 15 featuring a month full of food and culinary events dedicated to the products and cuisine of the Mount Athos region in northern Greece.

SETE Chief Says Overtaxation to Hamper Greek Tourism

The tourism sector, Greece’s strongest foreign currency attractor, is ringing alarm bells that the rise in value added tax to 24 percent - which was agreed on earlier Wednesday - will have a negative impact on incoming tourism for 2016.

Grekland Panorama Gains Ground for Greece in Sweden

Held on February 12-14 at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, the 3rd Grekland Panorama Med Cypern generated a positive wave of publicity for Greece.

Cyprus Reveals New National Carrier: Tus Airways

Based at Larnaka international airport and founded in June this year, Cyprus’ new national carrier, Tus Airways, is set to take to the skies in the coming months.

In Memory of Yiorgos Ioannidis

Yiorgos Ioannidis, the director of the Cyprus Tourism Organization’s Greek branch, died recently in Athens after a battle with cancer. He was 61.

WTM 2013: Cyprus To Reveal Rich Heritage

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation will present the island’s luxury hospitality portfolio as well as its burgeoning rural and responsible tourism offering at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2013, the leading global event for the travel industry.
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Cyprus Tourism On The Right Track

The Cyprus Tourism Organization held a dinner for the Greek media and tourism professionals on Monday, 10 December, at the Ledra Marriott Hotel and presented the organization's tourism strategy that dates up to 2015.
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ETC Gets New Vice President

The director general of the Cyprus Tourism Organization, Marios Hannides, has been elected vice president on the European Travel Commission’s Board of Directors for the period 2012-2013.

Cyprus Presents Tourism Goals At Xmas Event

Director of the Cyprus Tourism Organization'σ Greek branch Yiorgos Ioannidis with Cypriot entrepreneur Andreas Erotokritou and Cyprus Ambassador to Greece Iosif Iosif, at the organization's Christmas event held last December in central Athens.

Spa And Wellness Tourism Lag Behind In Greece

Greece was called on to follow Cyprus’ example and take advantage of the international opportunities wellness tourism offers at a recent workshop held at the Helexpo Palace in Athens.

Greek Tourists Pick Destination-Cyprus

Some 100,000 Greek tourists picked Cyprus as their holiday destination in the first three quarters of 2007. According to official statistics presented by the Cyprus Tourism Organization (CTO), there was 15 percent more tourism movement from Greece to Cyprus during this period...

ITB Board Appoints New Members and Sets 2007 Dates

The ITB Berlin supervisory board appointed two new members, Marco Montini, director of the Italian State Tourism Board, and Andreas Sakkas, director of the Cyprus Tourism Organization and president of Corps Touristique. The new members were selected to strengthen the board in the...