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

On December 07, Elpida, a 63 m long boat, brought from Greece, was sunk off the coast of Cyprus to in order to form an artificial reef.

The boat was sunk in front of the Palm Beach hotel in Larnaca, around two kilometres from the shore, at a 30 m depth and it will be the sixth such protected artificial reef area.

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis attended the sinking of Elpida said that the boat was sunk in an area that has been studied and presents relatively limited natural reefs and other habitats and “is expected to significantly cpntribute to the creation of shelters, growth and feeding site for many species of marine flora and fauna, contributing substantially to the protection and development of biodiversity in the region.

The sinking of Elpida was a coordinated effort by the fisheries department and the Larnaca Tourism Board.

The project, according to the fisheries department, is funded by 75 percent from the EU and 25 percent from the government through the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014-2020.

Repeat tourists to Larnaca were honoured as part of the ‘Larnaka's Loyal Friends’ programme by the Larnaca Tourism Board, the Pyla Community Council and Lordos Beach Hotel.

Repeat tourists visiting the city of Larnaca have been honoured as part of the Larnaca Tourism Development and Promotion Board’s ‘Larnaca's Loyal Friends’ programme.

Blue Air, has launched its 2020 summer schedule where passengers can choose out of the 70 routes in 16 European countries for their next summer holiday.

Ray Woolley broke his own record of already been listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's oldest diver.

Recently released by Science Channel (Discovery Channel) was an interesting documentary about Zinovia, a shipwreck in Larnaca.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of Hotel Indigo Cyprus, Larnaca.

Ryanair has announced seven new routes for its forthcoming 2019 - 2020 schedule.

Cyprus Airways' inaugural flight from Larnaca to Bratislava took place on June 08.