Promoting Cyprus the Gulf Air way
Gulf Air has been showcasing Cyprus among the Indian travel trade in a big way. The airline offers convenient flight schedules and connectivity, within three hours, to Larnaca Airport in Cyprus through its hub in Bahrain.
With Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, flying to Cyprus via Bahrain, the MICE and leisure travellers from India are enjoying a hassle-free flying experience. Being one of the largest network operators in the Middle East, the airline is looking at strengthening Gulf Air’s position in Cyprus and promoting its network to the Middle East and beyond.
Talking about the new emerging interest for corporate and leisure groups for Cyprus, Pervin Sarkari, Sales Executive, Gulf Air revealed, “One of the prime objectives of Gulf Air is to connect Bahrain to the Middle East countries and the rest of the world, including Europe. Cyprus is an ideal year-round vacation destination. Gulf Air has been promoting Cyprus among the Indian travel trade and MICE
Gulf Air has been promoting Cyprus among the Indian travel trade and MICE and leisure segment in a
and leisure segment in a big way. The airline offers convenient flight schedules and excellent connectivity, within three hours, to Larnaca Airport in Cyprus through its hub in Bahrain.”
Commenting on the aspect of educating those selling Cyprus, Sarkari, who also hosted the trip on behalf of Gulf Air, added, “We recently conducted a fam trip to Cyprus for a group of travel agents across India. This fam has been used as a platform to showcase the country’s cultural and natural uniqueness to travel agents and to promote Cyprus as a leisure destination in India. By boosting connectivity to Cyprus from India, we want to position Cyprus as a standalone destination for the Indian outbound traveller. The travel agents from Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kochi got first-hand exposure to the various activities that Cyprus has to offer.” The itinerary consisted of visit to Nicosia, Kakopetria village, Troodos mountains, Omodos village, Pafos, Limassol, Larnaca and Ayia Napa.