The laying of the foundation stone at the first Ronald McDonald House on the island took place on October 15, and was performed by Konstantinos Ioannou, minister of health, Cyprus.
On October 09, Nicosia Tourism Board hosted a special seminar to help the receptionists of the various hotels in Nicosia.
The goal of the seminar was to present and provide information about our beautiful city, to their visitors. After the training, the attendees enjoyed a tour around the capital city.
Melco executives participated in the Safer Gambling Conference during Safer Gambling Week (SGW) organised by the National Betting Authority between 5October 05-11 – demonstrating the company’s continued efforts to raise awareness for Responsible Gaming (RG) and to providing customers of Cyprus Casinos (C2) and City of Dreams Mediterranean a safe gaming environment.
The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) held a videoconference on September 29 of this year, with the Members of the European Parliament for Cyprus, within the framework of its close and long-term cooperation with the Cyprus representatives in the various European decision-making institutions.
The World Tourism Day is celebrated annually on the September 27, acting as a reminder of the industry’s key role in a country’s economic growth and its contribution to the society.
Cyprus Airways announced the launch of ticket sales for winter 2020 – 2021. The winter schedule includes Athens and Heraklion, as well as the addition of a new route Moscow - Larnaca. The Cypriot airline is also planning to resume flights to Tel Aviv, as soon as the situation with Covid-19 stabilises.
The arrivals of tourists to Cyprus reached 104,261 in August of this year compared to 553,845 in August 2019, recording a decrease of 81,2 percent.
In the context of maintaining and upgrading the training of its staff, Leptos Estates recently organised a seminar and tour of its latest projects, familiarising members of the sales and marketing departments.
The development of the maritime tourism sector and ways to boost cooperation between Cyprus and Israel, were discussed at a meeting held at the Limassol port, between, H.E. Shmuel Revel, Israeli ambassador to Cyprus, Tony Antoniou, chairman, Limassol Tourism Board, and DP World Limassol officials.