Annie Karapataki, head of sales, Columbia Beach Resort, talks to Breaking Travel News about the hotel, the buoyant Cypriot tourism sector, and winning at the World Travel Awards.
The hijacking of an EgyptAir flight forced to land at Larnaca airport in Cyprus has ended peacefully with all hostages released and the hijacker surrendering. A number of passengers and crew had earlier been freed from a hijacked plane has sat on the runway at the airport.
The Cyprus Tourism Organisation has begun 2013 with the launch of a spring advertising campaign which will be rolled out across both TV, radio as well as gracing the side of taxis nationwide. Renowned for its diverse offering, The Cyprus Tourism Organisation’s campaign features the tagline ‘Cyprus in Your Heart’, showcasing the island’s diversity – from ancient cities to rural havens, beaches to mountains, gourmet delicacies to holistic retreats – an offering that continues to draw British visitors year-on-year.