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The mantas for Tourism in 2021 are black

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The mantas for Tourism in 2021 are black

The good days in Tourism do not seem to come in 2021 either and it may also take until 2024 for Cyprus to start returning to tourist arrivals that were valid before 2020. Especially for this year the situation remains uncertain and All indications are for the time being that remarkable tourist arrivals on the island will begin to be recorded from July.

Provided always that in relation to the coronavirus pandemic there will be no unpleasant surprises in the main countries from which Cyprus usually expects tourists. Given these data, in the predominantly tourist province of Cyprus, free Famagusta, this year will probably be more difficult than last year and its tourism industry, its tourist municipalities and the local community, need a state hand help. All this was the subject of yesterday's meeting in Ayia Napa, which was attended by representatives of important travel agents who send tourism to Famagusta and were on the island for this purpose, the Mayor of Ayia Napa, Christos Zannetou and the president of the Association of Tourists of Cyprus,

In statements after the meeting, Mr. Zannetou stressed that the foreign travel agents conveyed the message that there is still no estimate and everyone is worried about the next developments regarding the coronavirus pandemic. “What has been agreed upon at the moment is to launch a protocol on how to deal with tourists interested in visiting Cyprus,” he added.

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He added that based on what was said at the meeting, “unfortunately it seems that both April and May, even June will be very, very difficult months for the tourism industry to restart”. Describing the difficulties that 2021 will have for the region, Mr. Zannetou said that the tourism industry is the one that supports agriculture, livestock, food importers, ie food and beverages, small businesses and producers of various foods or other consumer products. essentials to the tourism industry and beyond.

For his part, the president of the Association of Travel Agents, Christos Asprou, said that “the estimate of travel agents is that 2021 will be a very difficult year, perhaps worse than 2020 as so far there are no bookings due to the epidemiological situation in Europe, where most countries are in a state of lockdown “.

The president of PASYXE Famagusta, Doros Takkas, stressed that the finding that 2021 will be a difficult year, but hoteliers in the area hope that it will be a little better than 2020.

Answering a relevant question, Mr. Takkas said that “one of the big problems faced by many industries and especially hotels is that they have to pay installments but can not pay them. This is exactly the problem we are facing in 2021, maybe in the coming years. It's a very important issue that concerns everyone. “

Asked to indicate whether there is a picture of how many hotels are expected to open in the province of Famagusta, he said that the goal is to open all the hotels.

Source: www.philenews.com

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