Cyprus among those to earn more from tourism
Globally, tourism’s contribution is expected to grow by 3.8 percent this year, generating $7.9 trillion and accelerating from a 3.3 percent increase in 2016, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Some destinations suffered last year as attacks prompted travelers to head elsewhere, with tourist spending dropping in Belgium, France and Turkey. But the WTTC said that consumers switched to other destinations such as Bulgaria, Cyprus or Spain rather than putting off travel altogether. “In Eu-
Cleared for takeoff. The last obstacle blocking the implementation of the concession of 14 regional airports to Fraport Greece has been removed after the state signed the agreement with the consortium for the National First Aid Center (EKAB) to provide firstaid services at the terminals. Fraport expects to receive the airports before Easter.