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Kanika Hotels & Resorts chefs won multiple distinctions and awards at The 19th Horeca Gastronomy Exhibition, 2019.

One of the biggest leading international exhibitions for the provisioning and equipment of hospitality and foodservice companies, was held from November 29 - December 01, 2019, in Cyprus, bringing together tourism professionals with the supply chain of the hospitality and foodservice industry.

For the past eight years, Kanika Hotels& Resorts chefs have been participating in the event, winning several awards in all gastronomy categories every year of the competition.

In 2019, the Kanika Hotels chefs excelled at the awards ceremony winning 11 awards in seven entries.

The Kanika Hotels chefs specifically received one Gold, five Silver and five Bronze medals in a number of categories related to specific dishes and meals.

The Amavi Hotel was one among the three hotels from all over Cyprus that managed to enter the Grand Prix Challenge category winning the Bronze Medal in the Cook and Serve – Cypriot Menu and Cypriot Wine Category. The Gold Medal in the Chef of The Year category was awarded to the sous-chef of Elias Beach Hotel Thanasis Christou.

A group of 10 significant journalists from China and Hong Kong who cover real estate, economy and social segments, visited Paphos and Limassol, Cyprus for a four day trip, following a special invitation by the Leptos Group.

Within 2019 Leptos Estates has managed for the second time this decade to surpass itself with attending over 1000 exhibitions abroad, setting the record this time of 1075 exhibitions (1015 exhibitions in 2011).

According to Eurostat, winter tourism in the EU for the 2018-2019 period recorded positive growth rates in most countries, including Cyprus, compared with the same period in 2017-2018.

According to the UK Post Office Travel Money, British tourists taking a New Year break will get up to 11 percent more cash year-on-year.

Larnaka and Pafos International Airports welcomed 11 million passengers for 2019, a new record for the company.

Cyprus Shipping recently achieved the successful prolongation of the Cyprus Shipping Taxation System for another 10 years by the European Commission, which had been submitted for official approval on 6 November 06, 2019.

On the basis of the results of the Cyprus Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 169,392 in November 2019 compared to 158,685 in November 2018, recording an increase of 6,7 percent.

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) participated at the Senior Maritime Conference held between December 02-05, 2019, in Shanghai, China, with the presence of its president, Philippos Philis.

Cyprus Airways announced that it will operate flights to Rome in Summer 2020 with two weekly flights.