Government aims to strengthen Cyprus tourism sector competitiveness, Minister says

A study by foreign advisors for a national strategy aiming to boost the Cyprus tourism sector competitiveness and maximise the islands comparative advantages will be finalised in the coming weeks, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said as Cyprus gets close to setting an all time record in tourist arrivals this year.

Addressing the annual meeting of the Cyprus Association of Travel Agents, Lakkotrypis reiterated the governments intention to set up an Undersecretary’s Office which would manage all issues concerning tourism and would effectively coordinate of public and private stake holders.

He said the advisors as well the government scientific team believe Cyprus has the capability to increase even further the tourism sector contribution to the economy, adding that if specific actions are made the increase in the contr …

Source: Cyprus News Agency