UK government travel restrictions will still be in force, with prime minister Boris Johnson saying travel will not be permitted until May 17th at the earliest.
Israel and Greece have signed a bilateral agreement on tourism cooperation in Jerusalem, providing hope to an industry which has come to a standstill because of the Covid-19 crisis.
Travellers arriving from Cyprus and the Baltic state of Lithuania will have to isolate for 14-days on arrival in the UK from 04:00 on Sunday morning following the latest update to quarantine restrictions.
Jet2.com has announced it will resume its flights and holidays programme to Cyprus from August 17th. The decision means holidaymakers can escape to the Cypriot sunshine with the company for the first time since March.
Tourism officials in Cyprus have said they will cover the costs of any traveller who becomes sick with Covid-19 while on holiday there. The move comes as the country prepares to reopen its tourism sector next month in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Offering signature restaurants from Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Giorgio Locatelli and Giorgos Papaioannou, Amara in Cyprus is seeking to redefine the culinary scene in the eastern Mediterranean. Here Phil Sharp reports for Breaking Travel News from the sumptuous opening ceremony
The new serviced apartments – signed as part of a master development agreement with Sunnyseeker Hotels and Quality Group – will reinforce the group’s position as the largest operator on the island.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing of Hotel Indigo Cyprus - Larnaca. Set to open at the end of 2019, the hotel is signed under a franchise agreement with Quality Group and Sunnyseeker Hotels, a rapidly expanding hotel management company.
Cyprus-based hospitality group Stademos Hotels has unveiled Amara, the newest addition to the hotel scene in the coastal town of Limassol. Poised above a sandy beach in the royal ancient kingdom of Amathus, all of the newly built hotel’s rooms and suites will offer unobstructed views over the Mediterranean Sea and wider horizon.
Building on an already-successful partnership, the new deal with Stenson Investments as a subsidiary of Quality Group is part of the master development agreement with Sunnyseeker Hotels to develop a minimum of six hotels and resorts, bringing almost 1,000 rooms into operation by 2025.
Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, has opened in Limassol, Cyprus. Owned and operated by Parklane Hotels, the property marks Marriott International’s entry into Cyprus and is the first international luxury branded resort in the country.
Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Limassol opened its doors this week, becoming the first internationally branded luxury resort in Cyprus.