A total number of 136.717 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in January of this year, compared to 48.382 in the corresponding month in 2022, recording an increase of 182,6 percent.
The main countries from which the residents of Cyprus returned this January were Greece with 32,9 percent and the UK with 12,9 percent.
Cyprus tourist arrivals reached 90.549 this January compared to 43.944 in January 2022, recording an increase of 106,1 percent.
FLYR Labs, the travel industry’s leading innovator in decision intelligence and end-to-end revenue optimisation, and Cyprus Airways, the flag carrier of Cyprus, recently announced a strategic agreement to implement FLYR’s revenue management and data platform, leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to enable Cyprus Airways’ total revenue optimization and forecasting capabilities.
A second Larnaca region archaeological site has been virtually reconstructed under a cooperation between Larnaka Tourism Board (LTB) and the Youth Makerspace Larnaka branch of Youth Board of Cyprus (ONEK).
Cyprus Airways recently transported about 10 tons of medical supplies, about one hundred cases of baby food, and other collected goods to support the victims affected by the recent February disastrous earthquake.
Cyprus Airways recently announced the best January passenger results since 2019. For the month of January the Cypriot Flag-carrying airline carried 27,356 passengers (Jan '22: 2,776), almost 10 times more passengers than 2022, operated 277 flights (Jan’22: 80 flights) and improved its load factor by 30 percentage points.
DP World Limassol had one of its best years since taking over as operator in 2017. The company recorded an impressive performance in 2022, with Limassol port’s cruise business and cargo volumes growing significantly compared with 2021.
Larnaka Tourism Board (LTB) continues to grow with the addition of Agios Theodoros community, which seeks to further promote and develop its unique, alternative tourism product through its new membership.
At the time, President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, and other distinguished guests were given a preview tour of City of Dreams Mediterranean on January 30, during a reception hosted by Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman and CEO, Lawrence Ho and CNS Group managing director Melis Shiacolas, ahead of the opening of Europe’s first integrated resort later this year.
Cyprus Airways, the flag carrier airline of Cyprus, assisted the aid efforts to the affected areas of the devastating earthquake which took place in early February, by making available its aircraft and capacity for governments, charities and organisations that need transportation of goods, medicines and rescue teams or equipment.