Limassol Marina has announced the arrival of MATA, hailed as the first and only Korean restaurant in Cyprus.
Based on the results of the Passengers Survey carried out by the Statistical Service, revenue from tourism for Cyprus reached EUR113,7 million in November 2023 compared to EUR96,4 million in the corresponding month of 2022, recording an increase of 17,9 percent.
February 05 marked a milestone for Cyprus Airways as the airline proudly announces the launch of its flight connecting Larnaca, to the vibrant city of Brussels twice per week.
Another Larnaca region archaeological site has been virtually reconstructed in 3D, adding to the series of virtual reconstructions under a joint initiative between Larnaka Tourism Board (LTB) and the Youth Makerspace Larnaka branch of Youth Board of Cyprus (ONEK). The reconstructions bring the region’s rich heritage to life in a modern and accessible way via a combination of technological innovation and historical research.
In accordance with the decision of the Council of Ministers dated January 03 of this year, it has been hereby announced that the Digital Security Authority has been appointed as the National Cybersecurity Certification Authority (NCCA) in the Republic of Cyprus.
Cyprus tourist arrivals for December 2023 reached 123.630 compared to 110.041 in December 2022, recording an increase of 12,3 percent. For the period of January – December 2023, arrivals of tourists totalled 3.845.652 compared to 3.201.080 in the corresponding period of 2022, recording an increase of 20,1 percent.
Cyprus’ largest and most comprehensive calisthenics park was recently installed on Larnaca city’s Kastella Beach in a joint project between Larnaka Municipality and Larnaka Tourism Board (LTB).
The year 2023 concluded with a positive sign for tourism in Cyprus, as passenger traffic at Cyprus airports recorded more than 11.6 million passengers, with an average of 32,000 passengers per day (41K/summer, 18K/winter). Passenger traffic in 2023 had an increase of three percent compared to 2019, marking the best performance ever recorded at Cyprus Airports.
The movement of travellers to and from Cyprus in 2022 recorded an increase compared to 2021 and 2020. Total arrivals of travellers reached 4.833.939 recording an increase of 85,8 percent and departures totalled 4.815.779, also recording an increase of 86,4percent, compared to 2021. In 2020 arrivals of travellers reached 1.164.938 and departures 1.167.942. Air traffic represented 95,5 percent of arrivals and 95,4 percent of departures in 2022.
Aegean Airlines and Cyprus Airways have signed a long-term ACMI (wet lease) deal in which the Cypriot flag carrier will lease two Airbus A320 aircraft to the Greek flag carrier including cockpit and cabin crews. The first aircraft joined the Aegean fleet in December, whilst the second lease will commence at the end of March 2024. The agreement was facilitated by aviation and ACMI specialists, Zela Aviation.