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Cyprus travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Cyprus. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Cyprus. Nicosia Travel information. Paphos, Limassol, Hagia Napa, Larnaca, Island of Aphrodite

Cyprus re-opens borders for foreign tourists on March 1

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 22, 2021 23:33

Tourists will be able to visit Cyprus without quarantine restrictions if upon arrival they do not have a positive test result for COVID-19 Read More

Aeroflot resumes Cyprus flights but Russian tourists still not welcome

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 13, 2020 17:50

Russian national flag carrier Aeroflot announced that it will resume weekly flights between Russian Federation and Cyprus starting on November 22, 2020. Aeroflot will be flying from Moscow, Russia to ... Read More

Cyprus halts its Golden Passport Program

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020 05:36

Cyprus authorities have decided to suspend its Golden Passport Program that grants Cyprus citizenship to wealthy foreigners who invest in the island's economy. The decision was made by the Cypriot ... Read More

Cyprus allows some Russian tourists in

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 25, 2020 17:50

Cyprus' Health Ministry published its new weekly travel list yesterday, announcing that some categories of Russian citizens will be able to visit the Republic of Cyprus starting from August 28 ... Read More

Cyprus makes face mask mandatory, boosts COVID-19 testing at airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2020 15:57

Cyprus authorities announced that effective today, face masks are mandatory for all crowded indoor areas, like shopping malls and supermarkets. Starting midnight Friday, anyone not wearing a mask in busy ... Read More

Wizz Air inaugurates base in Larnaka Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020 20:46

Hermes Airports and Wizz Air inaugurated the base of the airline in Cyprus and welcomed the first two of the three aircraft that will be based at Larnaka Airport. This ... Read More

Wizz Air announces new base in Larnaca

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 28, 2020 22:17

Wizz Air announced today its 28th base in Larnaca. The airline will base 2 Airbus A320 aircraft at Larnaca airport in July 2020. Along with the establishment of the new ... Read More

Is North Cyprus set to become first country to eradicate COVID-19?

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 8, 2020 15:36

Popular holiday destination North Cyprus could be the first country to completely free itself of COVID-19, with no new cases since 19th April 2020. For holidaymakers looking for a safe ... Read More

UK tourist given suspended sentence for fake Cyprus hotel gang rape claim

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020 16:59

A 19-year-old UK visitor, who falsely claimed that she was gang raped by a group of 12 Israeli tourists in a Cyprus hotel, was given a four-month suspended jail sentence ... Read More

Cyprus Airways launches new flight from Rome to Larnaca

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 17, 2019 19:10

Cyprus Airways announces the launch of the new route from Rome, Italy to Larnaca, Cyprus starting from summer 2020, with two weekly flights that will become part of the network ... Read More

Cyprus will strip ‘golden passports’ from 26 foreigners

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019 17:03

The Cypriot authorities have announced the launch of a program of the revocation of state passports that were issued to various foreign nationals in exchange for investment. In total, it ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport first in Russia to join NetZero2050 commitment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 27, 2019 19:22

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has become the first Russian airport to sign ‘NetZero2050’ resolution during the 29th ACI EUROPE Annual General Assembly. The initiative addresses global climate change. Within the frameworks ... Read More

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:00

Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this year, with seven new luxury hotels due to open across the idyllic Mediterranean island before the ... Read More

Cyprus swears in its first ever Minister for Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 23:41

Small Mediterranean island country of Cyprus named former hotel executive Savvas Perdios its first ever Minister for Tourism on Wednesday. The creation of new official position and the former industry ... Read More

Boeing 747 with 500 tourists on board lands safely in Moscow after engine failure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 14, 2018 18:15

A double-decker Boeing 747 plane with one malfunctioning engine has successfully landed in Moscow Vnukovo Airport. Read More

Vancouver International Airport installs first European permanent kiosks for Entry and Exit border control

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2018 18:10

Today, Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) announced the installation of 74 BORDERXPRESS kiosks. eTN contacted Edelman PR to allow us to remove the paywall for this press ... Read More

Cyprus Airways launches new Prague-Larnaca route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2018 17:14

Cyprus Airways inaugural flight from Larnaca to Prague took place today. The flight departed from Larnaca after 11:00 in the morning and landed in Prague at 13:40. Prague Airport welcomed ... Read More

Duesseldorf to Larnaca now on Cobalt Air, Cyprus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2018 13:15

Cobalt Air, Cyprus’ expanding airline, inaugurated twice-weekly, direct services to Dusseldorf, capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia to Larnaca, today, May 3, its second German city after Frankfurt. The first 09:05 hrs ... Read More

Cobalt Air introduces Heathrow-Larnaca flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 29, 2018 17:20

Cobalt Air, Cyprus’ largest airline, has inaugurated a new daily service between Heathrow and Larnaca, re-establishing an important link last served by the former Cyprus Airways in 2015. A new, ... Read More

Cobalt Air adds access to Abu Dhabi from Larnaca

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2018 16:08

Hot on the heels of this week’s earlier route announcement to Düsseldorf, Cobalt Air is proud to announce a new three times weekly service linking Abu Dhabi with Larnaca, beginning ... Read More

Cobalt Air debuts Düsseldorf route from Larnaca

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2018 16:07

Cyprus’ Cobalt Air revealed a new twice-weekly service beginning 3 May, linking Düsseldorf directly with its main base in Larnaca. The planned schedule will see the 2,813-kilometre sector operate on ... Read More

Cobalt Air announced Larnaca – London Heathrow flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2018 11:08

Cobalt Air from Cyprus announced a new daily service beginning 27 March 2018, linking London Heathrow directly with Larnaca, Cyprus. Cobalt Air is the only carrier offering connections to Cyprus ... Read More

Cobalt Air selects Sabre for passenger reservations technology

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2018 18:05

The introduction of the new system is part of the airline's overarching vision to achieve solid long-term growth, profitability and a top-quality service for its passengers. Read More

Cobalt Air starts flights to Frankfurt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 3, 2017 16:10

Cobalt Air, Cyprus’ largest airline, is proud to announce a new twice-weekly service this winter linking Frankfurt Airport directly with Larnaca, which commenced on 1 November. As a result of ... Read More

Cobalt Air launches new route to Moscow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 12, 2017 18:35

Cobalt Air, the Cypriot airline, today (12 Oct) announced a new route from Paphos Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport as part of its Winter 2017 schedule. Flights to Moscow begin ... Read More

New promising prospects for Cyprus’ aviation connectivity

editor editor- September 29, 2017 22:47

The participation of Hermes Airports and the Cyprus Tourism Organization (CTO) in the works of the annual “Routes World 2017” airline development conference was crowned with great success. This year's ... Read More

Hermes Airports: Expansion of automatic-electronic entry gates at Pafos Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 14, 2017 16:03

Consistent with its commitment to continuously upgrading its services, Hermes Airports is pleased to announce the installation and operation of another four automatic electronic entry gates (e-gates) this time at ... Read More

Agreement for the Incentive Scheme for Cyprus Airports

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 7, 2017 09:42

The Ministry of Communications and Works and Hermes Airports, Operator of the Cyprus airports, signed a commercial agreement which regulates the incentive scheme, offered to airlines with International Airports in ... Read More

Top 5 countries that should be on your bucket list

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 5, 2017 18:25

MrGamez has released a new ranking of the most fun destinations in the world and the Netherlands proves to not only be top for culture but entertainment too, while Prague ... Read More

Larnaka Cyprus: Top European airport

editor editor- August 12, 2017 20:46

Larnaka International Airport in Cyprus has remained third among the European airports with passenger traffic of 5 to 10 million per year, which had the largest increase in passenger traffic ... Read More

Pandas abound on streets of Mediterranean cities on heels of tourism campaign “Beautiful China, More than Pandas”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2017 22:37

During the first 20 days of June this year, "Beautiful China, More than Pandas", a large global tourism marketing campaign hosted by the China National Tourism Administration and managed by ... Read More