News

Cyprus Seeks To Lure More German Tourists

Date: 27.03.2019 / By Kathimerini Cyprus / Ekathimerini.com / Comments (0)

Cyprus’s Council of Ministers has approved a series of actions to increase tourist arrivals from Germany, following the collapse of Germania, Cobalt and Air Berlin.

In statements after the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said that the Council of Ministers approved promotional actions for this summer for the German market in an attempt to mitigate the loss of air seats.

Perdios said that it appears that this year the German market is dominated by a general uncertainty with fewer tourist arrivals, adding that one key reason for this is the bankruptcy of air companies Germania and earlier of Cobalt and Air Berlin.

He also said that the problems with Boeing 777 Max led to a decline of the number of available airplanes, but expressed conviction that the decisions taken by the Cabinet today will minimize the problem.

Asked how big is the decrease from the German market, he said it was around 50,000 seats since Germania`s bankruptcy, but he expressed optimism that with the promotional actions of the government about 30,000 seats will be covered.

The Deputy Minister of Tourism also noted that if the continued efforts for additional charter flights are successful then the number of lost seats will be fully covered, if not, there are new markets such as Ukraine, Lebanon, Israel and Jordan that will cover the difference.



http://www.ekathimerini.com/238944/article/ekathimerini/business/cyprus-seeks-to-lure-more-german-tourists

Reviews & Comments


GPE360.com (GreekPropertyExchange.com) has relaunched as the top Greek real estate and property website portal dedicated to Greece and Cyprus’ industry. GPE360.com’s members include top real estate agents, realtors, individual sellers, FSBO, sale by owners, architects, developers, construction companies, lawyers, notaries and others that advertise residential (house, home, land, apartments, flats, villas, land, parcels and commercial listings for those looking to buy, sell and rent across all of the Hellenic Republic. GPE360.com is like the MLS database portal that is advertised in the top Greek diaspora and international markets around the world to those looking to invest - including Australia, the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, France, Europe, South Africa, Russia and everywhere else. Most foreigners start their home search in popular destinations like Mykonos, Chania, Crete, Athens, Thessaloniki, Cyclades, Santorini, Rhodes, Corfu, Ios, Lefkada and many more cities, prefectures and regions in Greece. GPE360.com has been featured in most Greek news media outlets and in some of the leading international publications in newspapers, magazines, websites, online news portals, television and radio. Notable publications featuring GPE360.com and its founder, Georgios Stroumboulis include the Wall Street Journal, G1 Brasil, India Today, Barron’s, El Mundo, Naftemporiki, Kerdos, Isotimia, Vradyni, Elefterotypia, Elefteros Typos, Imerisia, Ta Nea, Ethnos, Neos Kosmos, GreekReporter.com, PappasPost.com, Voria.gr, Parapolitika.gr, MetroGreece.gr, People Greece, NewsBeast.gr, Radio Neo Show, Antenna ANT1 Satellite TV, MEGA TV, Makedonia TV, Channel 9 (Το Α και το Ω των ακινήτων). GPE360.com is the only real estate website to have produced its own reality TV show called Hellenic Home Hunting (www.HellenicHomeHunting.com). Created, produced and edited by George Stroumboulis’ media company, BouliBrand (www.BouliBrand.com), this TV show caused an international media storm for controversy during the unstable economy period in Greece. Visit www.GPE360.com for the latest property listings and start your search, register for an account to sell or simply browse our news. Stay connected with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/gpe360), Twitter (twitter.com/gpe360), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/greek-property-exchange-gpe-), YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/gpe360), and Instagram (www.instagram.com/gpe360/). Use the hashtag #GPE360 and #HellenicHomeHunting.



featured on the front page of

The Only TV Show Promoting
Greek Real Estate to the World!
WATCH FIRST SEASON