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This project has been co-financed by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the European Commission under the Grant Programme, ENT/TOU/10/5.1.1 “Tourism and Regeneration of Physical Sites”.

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Cyprus Tourism Organisation

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) is the national tourism organisation of Cyprus. It is responsible for the promotion, development and leadership of the tourism industry.

CTO was established and operates according to the provisions of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation Law of 1969 - 1999 and the related Regulation on Structure and Terms of Employment and Administration and Finance.

The Organisation’s objective according to the law is to organise and promote Tourism within the Republic by using all possibilities and resources available.

CTO is administrated by a nine-member Board of Directors and consists of the Director – General’s Office and four Departments:

  • Administration
  • Accounts and Registry Department
  • Tourist Organisation Department (Planning)
  • Promotion and Tourist Services Department

The Organisation’s offices and departments offer their services at:

  • The Head Offices
  • The Local Regional Offices
  • The overseas Regional Offices

The Organisation operates offices both in Cyprus and abroad. The Head Offices are based in Lefkosia while there are Regional Offices in other towns (Lefkosia, Lemesos, Larnaka, Agia Napa, Protaras, Pafos, Kato Pafos, Larnaka Airport, Pafos Airport, Lemesos Port, Germasogeia, Platres and Polis Chrysochous).

There are also six inspector’s offices operating in Lefkosia, Lemesos, Larnaka, Pafos, Agia Napa and Polis Chrysochous.

Moreover, CTO has active offices in twenty major cities worldwide (London, Dublin, Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, Helsiniki, Athens, Milan, Zurich, Brussels, Amsterdam, Vienna, New York, Moscow, Tel Aviv, Budapest, Prague, Warsaw and Dubai)

Please refer to our website for more information.

Follow these links for information on rural Cyprus as well as travel and tourism information in Cyprus.

Cyprus Tourism Organisation
Cyprus’ National Tourism Organisation. Visit this site for in-depth information on tourism in Cyprus.

Natura 2000 Network
The European network for protected areas for wild species of flora and fauna.

Maps of the Natura 2000 Network Areas in Cyprus
The Natura 2000 Areas in Cyprus.

Website of the LIFE – NATURE Project
Conservation management in NATURA 2000 sites of Cyprus.

Association of Cyprus Travel Agents
The official association of travel agents and tour operators, regulated by CTO and EU law.