The Tourism Development and Promotion Company of the Paphos Region welcomes the decision of the Municipality of Paphos to create a Museum for the Apostle Paul in spite of Panagia Chrysopolitissa in the Municipality of Paphos.
According to a related announcement, this decision comes to strengthen the efforts of ETAP Paphos, which has submitted a relevant file to the Council of Europe for certification of the route and has also invested in technology to highlight both the column of St. Paul and Panagia Chrysopolitissa.
The application for certification of the route by the Council of Europe prepared by the Tourism Development and Promotion Company of the Paphos Region, the Region of Central Macedonia, the city of Lazio in Italy and the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) has recently been evaluated and received some comments on which partners are considering completing and resubmitting for certification in 2024.
It should be noted that highlighting the relationship between the Apostle Paul and Paphos is extremely important, since it is one of the cultural and religious elements that differentiate Paphos from other destinations.
ETAP, the announcement continues, is expected next period together with the rest of the European partners to proceed with the implementation of a number of actions to satisfy the criteria of the application such as the digitization of the European Route, expansion of the network with dozens of partners, events to promote the route in the European area as well as a general upgrade of the website and the social media of the route.
In closing, the Tourism Development and Promotion Company of the Paphos Region expresses the hope that the Municipality of Paphos will utilize the latest generation of technological tools and create a model technological museum space that will provide interactivity, sophisticated access for everyone in the field but also in information and will a to avoid bad practices that up until now, institutions still create static museums without technology.