Daily Archives: June 24, 2020

Famagusta to finally get its golf course

Famagusta could have its first golf course within three years, as the €100 mln Ayia Napa Forest Golf project is expected to get the green light from environmental authorities after being rejected four times over eco concerns.   Local hoteliers

COVID19: Only 10% of Cyprus hotels are open

Only a tenth of Cyprus’ 700 hotel units has bothered operating after the lockdown was lifted as tourists are thin on the ground, according to the Deputy Ministry of Tourism.   This number is not expected to increase any time

Nurses call off strike after pledge for more staff

Cyprus nurses called off a 24-hour strike scheduled for Wednesday after they reached an initial agreement with the state health services organisation (OKYPY) for the hiring of 305 additional nursing staff.   The strike was averted following a last-minute push

Wizz Air beefs up Larnaca base, 5 new routes

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest-growing airline announced Wednesday the allocation of a third aircraft to its Larnaca base allowing it to offer 36 destinations from Cyprus.   The new Airbus A320 will join the fleet on 1 August, enabling the start

Cyprus Stock Exchange

The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today`s stock exchange meeting as follows:   MEETING DATE: 24/06/2020 INDICES BASE VALUES: FTSEMed=5000, OTH   EURO (€)   TRADED VALUE:                55,838.48   INDEX   VALUE  % DIFF. VALUE (€)  

Cyprus President briefs Kato Pyrgos community leader for the reopening of Limnitis crossing point

President of the Republic of Cyprus NicosAnastasiades announced on Wednesday the imminent reopening of the Kato Pyrgos – Limnitis crossing point to Kato PyrgosTylliria community leader, Nikos Kleanthous.   In a telephone conversation they had this morning, President Anastasiades told