Pyla Community Council honour Brits, reveal planned touristic upgrades


Larnaka Tourism Board and Pyla Community Council have honoured 10 couples who are frequent visitors to the area for their holidays.


The British tourists were have been visiting the area annually since 1985, with some arriving for their holidays twice a year.


Larnaka Tourism Board and Pyla Community Council jointly hosted the group to thank them for regularly choosing the region for their travels.


Simos Mytidis, President at Pyla Community Council, commented: “After seeing that these tourists regularly prefer to visit our region after all these years, we felt the need to honour them.


“We will to honour those who regularly prefer to visit us for their holidays each year.


“Returning tourists are particularly important because they are the best tourism ambassadors and contribute significantly to tourist arrival growth.”




Commenting on planned projects that are being designed to improve the area’s tourist product, Mytidis said that there are plans for a pedestrian and bicycle path linking Pyla’s touristic area with the village centre and neighbouring Oroklini village.


Work is scheduled to begin next October and take at most three months to complete.


Additionally, during a meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, Mytidis called for progress to be made on Pyla’s most important projects; fourth-phase construction on the Larnaca-Dhekelia road, the coastal pedestrian and bicycle path and the village square redevelopment.