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In Cyprus, An Extended Summer — And A Few Surprise Visitors

St. Lazarus Church in Larnaca, Cyprus. Christopher Elliott In the seaside resort of Larnaca, Cyprus, the European summer travel season goes on — and that suits everyone there just fine. With temperatures in the high 80s and a cooling breeze from the Mediterranean, visitors from Germany, the UK and Russia are trying to squeeze in …

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Self check-in and robots – the future of tourism in Cyprus, KNEWS

From room service to housekeeping services, robotic technology has been making its presence felt in the tourism sector in recent years, increasing its presence and role in service automation year after year. In hotels abroad, which have already incorporated such services on a large scale, customer service with robotic technology and artificial intelligence is being …

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Greece is enticing northern EU retirees with its ‘easy winters’, KNEWS

Source: Schengen Visa Info Northern pensioners who want to afford this winter more easily with a significantly lower financial burden can now travel to Greece, according to the Greek Minister of Tourism, Vasilis Kikilias. In this regard, the Minister also emphasized that winter in Greece, unlike other European countries, is known to be much milder, …

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Turkish Cypriot properties a thorny issue on the campaign trail, KNEWS

Candidates for the Presidential Elections that will take place in February 2023 paid a series of visits on Tuesday and Wednesday to villages, agencies and institutions while criticizing the government on various issues such as the management of the Turkish Cypriot properties in the government-controlled areas. The mixed village of Pyla in the Larnaca district …

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Astypalea, the first ‘smart & sustainable island’ in the Mediterranean / Greece / Areas / Homepage

On a remote island of the Aegean, thanks to a public-private collaboration and European funds, an innovative sustainable mobility system is being developed Astypalea is the butterfly-shaped island of the Aegean that has emerged from its cocoon. Remote and poorly connected with the Greek mainland, it used to be considered a ‘hidden paradise’, known only …

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Ryanair blames ‘lack of incentives’ for closing its Athens hub, KNEWS

The intense competition in the domestic market, which started to shrink Ryanair’s share, is the reason why it decided to close its base in Athens this winter. The Irish-owned low-cost airline announced on Thursday it will close its base in Athens on October 29, attributing its decision to the lack of incentives from the airport …

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Leadership and management in the tourism industry, KNEWS

The demands of tourists, especially after the coronavirus pandemic, seem to be constantly changing and for this very important reason, businesses should incorporate new management methods, focusing mainly on a more humane approach to the customer. A decisive factor that can bring success in the management of tourism businesses is the proper education and training …

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Summer Holidays in September Visit These 5 Countries In Europe Where Weather Is Still Beautiful

European Countries To Visit in September: Cheaper, less crowded and with wonderful weather, the ninth month of the year is still the holiday month, ie if you are not worried about your kids’ terminal examinations. Despite summer vacations in India being a thing of June-July, there are plenty of reasons to consider booking your “summer” …

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Cyprus and Greece oppose ban on Russian tourist visas – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Cyprus and Greece are rallying behind Germany in opposing a block on visas for Russian tourists wanting to visit the EU, rejecting a call for such a ban by Ukraine. Over the past weeks, officials from Estonia, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania have raised the idea of ​​an EU-wide …

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In Greece, holidaymakers are back but workers are in short supply – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article ATHENS — Greece is struggling to find enough people to work in its vital tourism industry — and has even asked Ukrainian refugees to help. Coronavirus meant two largely lost seasons for the tourism sector, but this year bookings are skyrocketing — officials hope to reach or even …

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