Cyprus’s economy expanded 2.9 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter and a seasonally adjusted 2.7 per cent, the statistical service said citing revised figures which confirmed an August 12 flash estimate.
The Cypriot economy grew 0.7 per cent in the second quarter compared to the previous three-month period, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Thursday.
In January to March, the economy grew an annual 2.6 per cent and a quarterly 1 per cent, according to Cystat.
Tourist arrivals increased by 16.7% in September compared to the same month last, making 2016’s September the best ever recorded.
On the basis of the results of the Passenger Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 421,201 in September 2016 compared to 360,899 in September 2015, recording an increase of 16.7%. September 2016 had the highest volume of tourist arrivals ever recorded in Cyprus during the specific month.
A Cypriot book has been voted among the world’s top 200 reads for 2015, reported City Free Press on Friday.
Munich’s International Youth Library, labelled internationally as among the world’s most important libraries, awarded its coveted ‘White Ravens’ distinction to ‘The Triplets and the Apple Tree’s Dragon’ authored by Lambros Polykarpou and illustrated by Hambis Tsaggaris.
Pristine Country villa is set on the outskirts of the protected hillside village of Anoyira with its stone houses, cobbled streets, famous winery, and the Byzantine Monastery: A village with irresistible ‘old world’ charm.
The country garden home has been designed for comfort in all seasons: you will love the beautiful outdoors, covered verandahs, and the warm and cosy indoor space.
The entry hall allows you to take in the well-designed space on offer in this beautiful home. To your left is a study, your right is a WC, on through an archway and you are in the spacious living area with access out to the expansive covered terrace. An arch to your right leads through to a light and bright kitchen/diner.
Cyprus property market is showing promising results. According to the latest from the RICS Cyprus Property Prices Index, the average prices are steadily rising showing a promising trend for the end of the year.
The economic growth in 2016 has been stronger than expected with a 2.5% growth in the GDP. Cyprus also showed a great achievement in improved employment, showing a major increase in employment among the youth, and is projected to be 12% (was 17%).
The Dutch carrier Transavia airline has just announced that they will be expanding regular direct flight from Larnaca to Munich as from 17 April 2017. The flight is scheduled to run on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Importantly, the fights tickets will cost, inclusive of taxes and booking fees, is just €60!
The Transvaal is already operating from Cyprus with regular flight to Amsterdam from Larnaca and Paphos airports. The flight to Amsterdam is only €59.
Transavia attractive prices are a fabulous incentive from the tourism perspective which is gradually but emphatically expanding across Europe.