21 December 2015

New airport shuttle routes during Winter holidays in Cyprus

Kapnos Airport Shuttle operators have announced that separate routes to and from the island’s airports will be introduced during the winter holidays to cater for the increased number of travelers.
Routes to and from the airports of Paphos and Nicosia will continue to take place during Christmas and New Year.
“Around 67 routes take place daily between the two airports,” said Kapnos Airport Shuttle Director Pambos Kapnos.

17 December 2015

Christmas Land 2015 comes to Aphrodite Hills

Christmas Land comes to Paphos
CHRISTMAS comes to Paphos this weekend, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th December with an event to be held at Aphrodite Hills , Paphos , Cyprus.
Titled ‘Christmas Land,’ the two day programme will include a visit from Santa and many activities for children, as well as numerous stalls and attractions.
Stalls will sell arts and crafts, sweets, decorations, handmade jewellery, and will take place at the village square at Aphrodite Hills resort in Paphos.

15 December 2015


Two funny beagle dogs running in spring together
Ever wondered where to take your dog for a day out, or even, just a few hours outside the confines of your home or garden? Here in Cyprus, things are slowly progressing when it comes to pet friendly spots, but the few places that do wave the ‘Dog Friendly’ flag, often instil strict limitations on dog owners according to the size, age, breed or behaviour. But as the Cypriots say “Siga Siga”  (slowly, slowly), and in the meantime, here are My Cyprus Insider’s seven favourite beacons of warm welcoming dog friendliness!

11 December 2015

Jamie Oliver Expands Restaurant Chain to Cyprus

Jamie Oliver Expands Restaurant Chain to Cyprus
Cyprus will soon welcome its first Jamie’s Italian restaurant, owned by renowned British celebrity chef, restaurateur, and media personality Jamie Oliver.
Indeed, PHC Franchised Restaurants Public Ltd, the largest group of companies of franchised restaurants and cafes throughout Cyprus, has revealed that it will launch a Jamie’s Italian eatery on the island during the first half of 2016.
It has been reported that the restaurant’s first site will be located in the country’s capital city of Nicosia, while additional restaurants will follow in other cities in due course.
Oliver launched Jamie's Italian in 2008 in Oxford, England. The restaurant has proved successful and now counts some 40 restaurants in the collection. Following the brand’s global franchise, the eatery includes branches in the UAE, Australia, Ireland, Russia, Turkey, Singapore, Hong Kong and more.
On the inspiration behind the restaurant’s establishment, Oliver said:

1 December 2015

Tourism prospects looking good for 2016

Cyprus enjoyed good tourism in 2015 and the prospects look even better for 2016, according to figures of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO).
Speaking to state radio on Tuesday morning, CTO boss Angelos Loizou says Cyprus has enjoyed more visitors than in previous years and that forecasts for next year are looking even better despite more work needed to lure even more holidaymakers to the island.
“This year has been a good year in terms of tourism,” said Loizou. “Our hotels – which are still operating – are currently busier right now when compared to this time last year. For September alone, revenue from tourists went up by 17% when compared to the same time last year.”